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Window washers abseil down the building beside
St. Stephen’s Clock Tower, Westminster.
London, England. 2007.

Canon EOS 400D
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
f/22, 1/80s, ISO 400
RAW. BW conversion in PS CS5

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Look closer: Two window washers abseil down the building in the foreground. This must be the job with the best view in the world.



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I am a freelance photographer originally from Brisbane, Australia, and currently living in Cape Town, South Africa.

I enjoy many forms of photography – with a particular interest in travel and nature photography. This diversity can be seen in the range of genres and styles in my portfolio

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Comments

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...about 3 years ago

    superb!

  • Thanks Charmiene!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68about 3 years ago

    WOW!!!

  • Thanks Eva!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • danamh41
    danamh41about 3 years ago

    Magical shot, Damienne! The treatment is fantastic! :o)

  • Thanks so much Dana, I’m glad you like it!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • barnsis
    barnsisabout 3 years ago

    Amazing details and contrast in this. I can’t imagine you POV location but it is outstanding.

  • Thanks Byron, I’m glad you like it! This was actually just taken from the street, a small perspective correction fixed the line convergence.

    – Damienne Bingham

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 3 years ago

    love the way you framed this image and powerful B&W version

  • Thank you very much, Luda! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • photosbytony
    photosbytonyabout 3 years ago

    Other than the fact I am terrified of heights I love this shot ! :) The window washers give this such a great sense of scale and make it special. I nothiced the guy above right away but had to look for the other guy. Wonderful B&W processing too ! Instant Favorite ! tony

  • Thanks so much Tony, glad you like this one! I felt so lucky when I was busy shooting away at the clock and realized I could see these couple of guys with the zoom lens. You’re right about the height, it would freak me out too! I hope you’re not the only one that will be able to see these guys – I initially was going to post this in colour but it is so much strong in b&w.

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Martin Smart
    Martin Smartabout 3 years ago

    Aaah, so you did find another one!!!…and what a terrific shot too! A real bonus getting the window washer in the scene to emphasize the scale and its such a powerful image in b & w….very good decision Damienne. Excellent work!!

  • I did, I started looking straight after I mentioned it to you. Thanks for your kind words and encouragement Martin – I’m so glad you think this one is worthwhile!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 3 years ago

    Love the crop Damienne, this is very beautiful, fabulous in b&w, great tones, lighting and detail ,excellent :o)x

  • Thanks for your thoughtful comment Josie, I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • Kathilee
    Kathileeabout 3 years ago

    Stunning shot and composition! They certainly have a risky job

  • Thank you! Yes, it makes me wonder if they get paid danger money!

    – Damienne Bingham

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    Many CONGRATULATIONS on your lovely feature, wonderful work.

  • Thank you Andrea.

    – Damienne Bingham

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