Category Archives: A photo a day

055-2020 – Museum of London


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is of an unusual perspective of Museum of London, as seen through the window and also using the tiny planet effect. This time, I used the Insta360 One X action camera to capture this image. The 360 version of this photo is part of a Virtual Tour I have put together for CASS Executive Education using Google’s Virtual Tour on-line software. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 006-2020 – 110 Fenchurch Street 007-2020 – The Big Bang 016-2020 – Leading Lines to St Paul’s Cathedral […]

054-2020 – Homemade in Romania


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is about the homemade goodies my parents sent to us from Romania. To mention some of them, from left to right, homemade sausages, red wine, beyond free range eggs, pork scratchings, various pickles, absolute free range chicken, etc. After I took the photo and stored everything in the fridge and opened up the pork scratchings. Suddenly, all my childhood memories came back to me – who said time travel doesn’t exist? Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 002-2020 – Waiting for […]

053-2020 – Hollywood Bowl Basildon


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is about a place in Basildon when you can have a lot of fun…with your clothes on. I am taking about Hollywood Bowl. My daughter was invited to a birthday party which took place here and my wife and I tagged along. Not too long ago I spent my birthday in here too. In conclusion, if your birthday is coming and you don’t know when to celebrate, recommend Hollywood Bowl Basildon. For those of you in the UK, interested in purchasing prints or canvases and delivered straight […]

052-2020 – Spring is coming


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is about spring, more specifically about one of the signs which tell us that spring is coming. For those of you in the UK, interested in purchasing prints or canvases and delivered straight to your door, I have put together “a photo a day“ gallery which should make the entire process very easy. Like, comment & share! 2 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 002-2020 – Waiting for the train 011-2020 – Light trails 012-2020 – Sunday Steak 022-2020 – 5 a side football 023-2020 – Purple Sky […]

051-2020 – Looking up


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is all about looking up. The subject is a known building, 20 Fenchurch Street, which I photographed before, but this angle is slightly different and unique. To be honest is more impressive when standing right at the base and look up. For those of you in the UK, interested in purchasing prints or canvases and delivered straight to your door, I have put together a gallery which should make the entire process very easy. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 003-2020 – Echo, echo 004-2020 […]

050-2020 – Mug Shot


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is of my new favourite instant soup in the…mug! Shot on iPhone 11 Pro and edited in Lightroom mobile. @TheWorkPerk @mugshotuk #stirthingsup I love it – It’s ready in 5 min. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 002-2020 – Waiting for the train 003-2020 – Echo, echo 004-2020 – Mic check 013-2020 – London City Police in action 014-2020 – The Walkie Talkie Building under the moonlight 015-2020 – Coloured Circles 024-2020 – Fish and Chips with a view 025-2020 – Mr. Rabbit 033-2020 – […]

049-2020 – Pretty Like Mommy


After dinner, my daughter went upstairs and started playing with her toys. I could hear her talking to her friends, nothing new so far. After a while, silence. I run upstairs to find my daughter using her mom’s makeup kit. When asked why is she doing this, her answer was priceless: “I want to look pretty like mommy!” This now became the photo of the day. Before deciding on today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, I had a few candidates in mind. Initially, I thought the image of Fenchurch St. Station below might […]

048-2020 – Look at St Paul’s Cathedral


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is again about St Paul’s Cathedral but seen from a different vantage point. If you are looking at taking your photography to the next level and being the centre of attention when doing it follow these steps. Step 1: Find your subject Step 2: Find a puddle Step 3: Get low when taking the photo Like, comment & share! 3 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 009-2020 – Last drop 010-2020 – Two red foxes met to mate 011-2020 – Light trails 020-2020 – Potato Gratin […]

047-2020 – Festival Leisure Park


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” supposed to be of a blocked drain but luckily after 5 hours we managed to solve the issue, at least until will rain again. To celebrate, we drove to Festival Leisure Park for dinner, the usual Sunday T-bone steak at Firejacks. So the photo of the day is a panorama of the Festival Leisure Park after sunset. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 008-2020 – Free Bike 009-2020 – Last drop 010-2020 – Two red foxes met to mate 011-2020 – Light trails 019-2020 – […]

046-2020 – Distilled water


Today’s photo of the day part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is about how I made distilled water in my kitchen. Some sources claim that drinking distilled water will help detoxify your body and improve your health. I know that my electricity bill will go through the room if I continue with this process. The processI filled a large 20L stainless steel pot about half way with cold tap water and placed a glass container with a handle inside. I covered the pot with a larger glass bowl and put ice inside to create a hot/cold barrier to help with […]

045-2020 – Holly Trinity Church


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is of the Holly Trinity Church in Basildon, Lee Chapel North against the colourful morning sky. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 003-2020 – Echo, echo 004-2020 – Mic check 005-2020 – English Holly Hedge 014-2020 – The Walkie Talkie Building under the moonlight 015-2020 – Coloured Circles 016-2020 – Leading Lines to St Paul’s Cathedral 024-2020 – Fish and Chips with a view 025-2020 – Mr. Rabbit 034-2020 – London under construction 035-2020 – How to remove HDCP from HDMI signal 036-2020 – Moon […]

044-2020 – Sunset over East India


As I was travelling to Woolwich Arsenal on the DLR I saw this breathtaking scene the train left East India station. So this is the photo of today, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” Like, comment & share! 2 likes Related posts: 005-2020 – English Holly Hedge 006-2020 – 110 Fenchurch Street 007-2020 – The Big Bang 016-2020 – Leading Lines to St Paul’s Cathedral 017-2020 – Sleeping Beauty 018-2020 – Basildon town centre is changing 025-2020 – Mr. Rabbit 026-2020 – Learning to drive 027-2020 – Leading lines to St Paul’s Cathedral on a cloudy day 036-2020 […]

043-2020 – London Wall Place


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is about London Wall Place, where old and new coexist in perfect harmony. In this photo you can see the tower of the church of the medieval hospital of the Elsyng Spital. William Elsyng, a London merchant, founded the hospital in 1330 to provide shelter, spiritual and physical care for London’s homeless blind people. A few feet away is the restored ruins of the London Wall, a defensive wall first built by the Romans around Londinium, their strategically important port town on the river Thames in what […]

042-2020 – Street Art


Today is about Street Art! The photo of the day, part of a photo a day challenge 2020 is this expensive work of art, in metal, that we are seeing every day, but don’t take the time to really appreciate it. I hope you took the time to really take it all in. For those of you wishing to find out more about the artist, I would say that he/she is unknown and it’s more like a joint venture and who knows maybe you even contributed (with your high heels)! Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 004-2020 – […]

041-2020 – Walkie Talkie building after the rain


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is of an iconic building in London nicknamed, the Walkie Talkie building. The famous enlarged glass dome of 20 Fenchurch Street is dedicated to three storeys of exquisitely landscaped public gardens and London’s most exclusive social spaces, including observation decks and an open air terrace, aka. Sky Garden. Book a free visit.Like, comment & share! 2 likes Related posts: 002-2020 – Waiting for the train 003-2020 – Echo, echo 004-2020 – Mic check 012-2020 – Sunday Steak 013-2020 – London City Police in action 014-2020 – The […]

040-2020 – Storm Ciara


Today Storm Ciara has hit the UK with winds of over 80km per hour. People have been advised to stay inside, so today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is done from the comfort of my own house. Above, is an image of rain drops on my kitchen window shot on iPhone 11 Pro, with the 26mm lens and cropped square, ideal for Instagram. Like, comment & share! 4 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 002-2020 – Waiting for the train 010-2020 – Two red foxes met to mate 011-2020 – Light trails […]

039-2020 – Super Snow Moon as seen through the telescope


This weekend is Super Snow Moon in the UK, so this is how the moon looks as seen through the telescope. This image is the photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” and was taken with an iPhone 11 Pro attached to the lens of a telescope. Like, comment & share! 0 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 008-2020 – Free Bike 009-2020 – Last drop 010-2020 – Two red foxes met to mate 011-2020 – Light trails 019-2020 – Stars Photography with a twist 020-2020 – Potato Gratin with Ham 021-2020 – Two […]

038-2020 – Sunset in Basildon


Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020” is of a beautiful sunset in Lee Chapel North, Basildon. This image was shot on iPhone 11 Pro and was not edited in any way. I used Bulk resize photos to make it %50 smaller. Like, comment & share! 1 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 002-2020 – Waiting for the train 010-2020 – Two red foxes met to mate 011-2020 – Light trails 012-2020 – Sunday Steak 020-2020 – Potato Gratin with Ham 021-2020 – Two trees 022-2020 – 5 a side football 023-2020 – […]

037-2020 – St Paul’s Cathedral in the morning sun


Today’s photo of the day is another photo of St Paul’s Cathedral in the morning sun, shot from the top of One New Change Shopping Centre in London. I was actually inside the lift, on my way down when I snap this photo. But the actual photo of the day is the edited version, done entirely on my iPhone 11 Pro in Lightroom. I pay £9.98/mo for Lightroom & Photoshop and is totally worth it. Being able to use the Spot Removal Tool, Crop and Color Correct on my phone is really mind-blowing and the quality is decent when viewed […]

036-2020 – Moon behind the trees


Today was a cold winter day with a clear blue sky in London and the moon looks particularly appealing behind those trees, perfect for today’s photo of the day, part of a photo a day challenge 2020. This was taken again handheld with the iPhone 11 Pro, 10x zoom, no crop. Like, comment & share! 0 likes Related posts: 001-2020 – Midnight Fireworks 002-2020 – Waiting for the train 003-2020 – Echo, echo 011-2020 – Light trails 012-2020 – Sunday Steak 013-2020 – London City Police in action 022-2020 – 5 a side football 023-2020 – Purple Sky 031-2020 – […]