Wicked Division by Andrew Paranavitana

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Ahh, my first upload in weeks.. I’ve just got back from a month in Europe, thus my absence on here.

I thought I could relay the adventures we had via the photos I took. Our first stop was London.. We arrived to a slightly chilly and cloudy day, which soon progressed to heavy (like I haven’t experienced before) rain.

We surfaced from the tube at Buckingham Palace and were slowly making our way through the park to the palace itself when we saw what looked like a giant cloud moving toward us. A little too late, we realised it was a massive shower of rain. The rest of the day progressed with shower after shower, until my runners were soaked through.

Wet but not defeated, we carried on from landmark to landmark, until we reached the photographic moment I have been waiting years to snap.. Big Benny. Right on cue, another series of storm clouds moved in and I managed to snap this up just before a massive thundering shower came down on us again. The pics below show the storm coming in.

Practically running away from Benny we sought refuge in none other than the London Eye. More to come..

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Single RAW file converted in CS4. Slight tweaking of constrast and colour. No other enhancements.

Canon 50D
28 – 70, 58mm

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big, ben, london, time, clock, tower, england, architecture, ornate, gold, dark, sky, cloud, storm, parmi, colour, color, hand, face, square, circle, shadow, andrew, paranavitana, nostalgic, nostalgia, old, worn, framed, canon 50d, mood, evocative, moody

Andrew is a Melbourne born, independent photographic artist who has exhibited and sold works globally.

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Comments

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68about 3 years ago

    WOW!!! Yep… you did goooooooooooooooood ; ) First fave of many I recon :D

  • You were waiting!! Thanks so much, Eva. I was lucky to get this while the light was still shining! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Dinni H
    Dinni Habout 3 years ago

    lovely use of light

  • Thanks very much, Dinni!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarabout 3 years ago

    Stunning capture!

  • Thanks a lot, Kasia!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 3 years ago

    I Love the light in this Andrew!

  • Thanks so much, Berns! Was very lucky I got here in time to capture it :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • bushpoet
    bushpoetabout 3 years ago

    Awesome comp and light mate!

  • Thanks very much, mate!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68about 3 years ago

    LOL!!! No worries mate!!! :D

  • Have a great couple of weeks away! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Silvia Ganora
    Silvia Ganoraabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful and moody capture!

  • Thank you very much, Silvia!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Karen Stackpole
    Karen Stackpoleabout 3 years ago


    Congratulations on your feature, Your hosts.

  • Wow, that’s excellent news, Karen. Thanks very much for the feature!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoabout 3 years ago

    nice to see you back Parmi, hope you had a great trip : )

  • Hey Anth, good to be back mate. Trip was fantastic! Look forward to catching up with you soon. Hope you’ve been well, mate :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful clarity, love the angle!

  • Thanks so much, mate!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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