As the forecast is a day with mixed showers & sunshine this route incorporates some stunning landscape views along with indoor & covered areas - with the backdrop of a perfectly preserved 18th Century Georgian Spa Town where Londoners flocked to escape stench & disease & take the waters. This is a walk that is both filled with anecdotes of the history of England , philantrhopists, philanderers.. pop stars & Kings- a photographer's walk that takes us from 16th - 21st Centuries. The pace is a photographers pace, with time to stop & compose shots, learn more about one of Londons landscape with observation & conversation.
We'll walk through Constables wild heath land to overlook iconic views of London -, The BT Tower We will visit the haunts of Jamie Oliver, HG Wells Keats, Lord Nelson's Mistress, The Spice Girls, Mr. Goldfinger - nemisis of James Bond, the Du Mauriers & Neverland - the residence of the remarkable good, great & today - very wealthy..
Experience Level : DIVERSE - ALL LEVELS.
WHAT WILL WE LOOKING AT / TUITION : Those who would like help - as , always I'm happy to, though this is not a tuition workshop per se - the main main points here will be COMPOSITION-: creating shots which have impact & lead the eye, rather than just point & shoot.
EQUIPMENT: A camera, you have - do bring along LONG LENS, POLARISING FILTERS. ( to cut out nasty glares ) & a portable lightweight TRIPOD for the long distance masterpieces.
GOOD WALKING SHOES.
As we walk & stop to take photographs, I'll explain about icebergs, King Henry's the 8th's Underware, the English Civil War, Dick Turpin The High Way Men, Keats & Shelly, Gold finger & James Bond along with having a look en route at the famous open air swimming pools & passing bat enclaves, weasels & fox holes.
We cover about 2-3 miles all in all over the three hours at a very leisurely photographic pace !
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