We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Feedback

What are your thoughts about Locationscout and what could we do better? Please let us know!

×
Locationscout

or

Sign up for free
×
This photo is copyrighted by the author.
Thank you for respecting the rights and efforts of our photographers. Please use our social media buttons to share this image or contact the author for further information.
This is the perfect spot for rainy days and one of my overall favorite ones in London, because it adds an awesome framing to your image. This place is even great for model shootings.

Hint: Big Ben is currently under construction, which will probably last until 2020/2021.
Thank you very much for your suggested change. We will check it as soon as possible and update this spot.

Photography tips

Please log in or sign up for free to see the photography tips.

Travel information

This spot is on the other side of Big Ben, so you could use the tube to get to Westminster Underground Station and walk over Westminster Bridge to that spot. It's pretty easy to find when you leave the bridge and walk downstairs.
Thank you very much for your suggested change. We will check it as soon as possible and update this spot.

Just a few people

All timings are equally good

07:54 16:28
11:12
51°30'2.17" N 0°7'11.7273" W

Bookmarks (67)

  • Alejandro Sánchez Díaz
  • Patrick Damrow
  • Osama Sallam
  • Philipp Blanz
  • Michael Stolz
  • Tommy White
  • Marius Vigder
  • Tanmay Kulkarni
  • Magnus Contzen
  • Nadine Sieber
  • Sandro Kälin
  • Ingrid Weiß
  • Sigurd Wendin
  • Annkathrin Maier
  • Chris English
  • Vincent Li
  • John Larkins
  • Torsten Neuber
  • Dennis Ford
  • Rasmus Wärdell
  • ashish ladva
  • MrsColumbo
  • Un Geek en Munich
  • Jon May
  • Anastasia Yianni
  • Rimas Kavaliauskas
  • Raul Cruz
  • christian cabanes galisteo
  • Stuart Long
  • Gabrielle St John-McAlister
  • Sanath Ramesh
  • Emmanuel Beaudon
  • Chris Lüthi
  • Mika Wist
  • Leah Hermann
  • Matt Phillips
  • shang fu
  • Daniel Schmitz
  • Julien CHIQUET
  • Michele Darchuck
  • Louise Quinn
  • Cyril Brunner
  • michelle smith
  • Maurits
  • florian sass
  • Eloïse Coumailleau
  • Rose Bergen
  • Ferenc Konya
  • Jim Nutty
  • Florian Zimmermann
  • Phuong Phan
  • Mirco Gugg
  • Jason Protheroe
  • Anne Ete
  • Maico Presente
  • Holger Pleus
  • Pilsung Kim
  • Bernard Pretorius
  • Florian Schwientek
  • Gunnar Heilmann
  • Mauricio Jean
  • Jan Engelbert
  • Fabian Vogl
  • Bernd Walter
  • Bernice Fargus
  • Jorge Gomez
  • Reemt Peters-Hein
Please log in or sign up for free to see the exact geo details for this spot on the map.

Comments (14)

Please log in or sign up for free to leave a comment or ask a question.
Michael Mishalov
Michael Mishalov 05.11.2018
2018 update - Big Ben now on reconstruction for next few years.
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 05.11.2018
I heard that as well... that's unfortunate. As far as I know it's until 2020/2021, so this spot is definitely less good until then, thanks for adding this info here Michael!
Michael Mishalov
Michael Mishalov 05.11.2018
Yep.. I was in London last week and was surprised to find this by myself :) So putting this here to let people know and be able to plan their photo plans accordingly
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 05.11.2018
Much appreciated, also added this as a hint to the spot description itself. Thanks again!
Maurits
Maurits 04.06.2017
Wow, I'll try this shot in the coming days! Thanks for sharing. Did you use aperture bracketing or just a small aperture?
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 04.06.2017
I used a Canon 7D for this shot, so I didn't have the need for Focus Stacking because it's no fullframe sensor. If you have one, I would definitely recommend you to take multiple shots, but this depends very much on your lens etc. Good luck with your shot and feel free to add it afterwards to this spot, so that we can see your result! I am definitely curious! :)
Maurits
Maurits 07.06.2017
Uploaded my result of today :) Unfortunately I only had a prime 50mm with me, but I think it came out OK , what's your opinion?
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 07.06.2017
Really nice sharpness and I definitely like the brightness of the image. I would have added the sides to the image, because now the top of your image is "flying" for the viewer. Why didn't you take a horizontal panorama with the 50mm? Should work easily with a static scene like this one. Nonetheless a great result, hope you liked this spot as much as I did, although I was "lucky" with the rain that day, adding the perfect mood to the image.
Maurits
Maurits 08.06.2017
Thank you for the feedback. I was already struggeling to put the camera all the way to the backwall to capture some corners. Next time I'll bring the 14-24mm. Very nice location!
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 08.06.2017
That's also a good option! ;-) Glad that you liked this place as much as I did.
Rose Bergen
Rose Bergen 26.04.2017
Very nice location! Cant wait to see it. Great B&W shot
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 26.04.2017
Yeah, I definitely can recommend you this location in London, especially when the weather is not so nice. Have a great time there Rose!
Jorge Gomez
Jorge Gomez 08.04.2015
Classic, Nice!!
Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 09.04.2015
Thank you very much Jorge! :)

Ratings (2)

1
1
0
0
0
Thank you Manuel Becker for creating this photo spot and BARphotography, Maurits for improving it with additional photos or content.

Where are the most amazing places for photography? Locationscout is a network of passionate photographers and travellers around the world, discovering it together.

Your opinion is important for us!

Do you like the idea / implementation of Locationscout or how could we do better? We would love to hear from you!

Ask a question or give us Feedback

Connect & discover with us