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Patrick Collins's Snapshots

  1. The Gherkin

    Snapshot Title: The Gherkin
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Rugby Ball
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    another grey day in London with the top of the Gherkin covered in cloud.
    Lots of "Foster Modern" visible in this picture with Tower Place (the building directly below the Gherkin, London City Hall dir...



  2. Tower of London

    Snapshot Title: Tower of London
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Rugby Ball
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    world famous Tower of London slowly loosing its historic setting....



  3. Rugby Ball

    Snapshot Title: Rugby Ball
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Rugby Ball
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    Rugby Ball pavilion



  4. London Bridge

    Snapshot Title: London Bridge
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    This is the end of the train shed for London Bridge Railway Station



  5. BT Tower

    Snapshot Title: BT Tower
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    BT Tower, located in London's West End, is 189 metres tall and was completed in July 1964. The chief architects were Eric Bedford and G. R. Yeats.



  6. Tower 42

    Snapshot Title: Tower 42
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    Tower 42 is the tallest building (183 metres) in the City of London and the fifth tallest in London. It was originally built for the National Westminster Bank designed by Richard Seifert.

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  7. The Monument

    Snapshot Title: The Monument
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    The Monument stands at the junction of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill in the City of London. It was built between 1671 and 1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London and to celebrate the rebui...



  8. Victorian Warehouse

    Snapshot Title: Victorian Warehouse
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    This is the top of the water tower in a former victorian warehouse in Mill Street adjacent to the River Thames. The owner has stuck a rather bizarre birdcage like structure on the terrace - ofcourse i...



  9. Canary Wharf

    Snapshot Title: Canary Wharf
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    www.canarywharf.com/mainFrm1.asp Will open in a new tab or window



  10. Tower Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Tower Bridge
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    World famous Tower Bridge. This view will be lost should plans go ahead for developments on the site directly between the camera and also to the left. This controversial developement is somewhere betw...



  11. City Hall

    Snapshot Title: City Hall
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    Another Lord Foster designed building, as is the rest of the More London developement located to the left of this building.
    To the right and on the opposite side of the river is the Tower of London. ...



  12. Fashion and Textile Museum

    Snapshot Title: Fashion and Textile Museum
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    The rooftop part of the very colourful Fashion and Textile Museum loacted on Bermondsey Street and designed by Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta. www.ftmlondon.org Will open in a new tab or window/



  13. Guy's Hospital

    Snapshot Title: Guy's Hospital
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    According to Wkikpedia this is the tallest hospital in the world -34 floors. The red crane to the right is the site for The Shard, a 66 storey building designed by Renzo Piano. The existing building i...



  14. Gherkin

    Snapshot Title: Gherkin
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: City of London
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    London's most famous recent addition to the skyline - 30 St. Mary Axe by Lord Foster. www.30stmaryaxe.com Will open in a new tab or window/



  15. Torre de Collserola

    Snapshot Title: Torre de Collserola
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Barcelona
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    Located on the Tibidabo hill in the Serra de Collserola. It was designed by architect Lord Norman Foster.



  16. Torre Telefónica

    Snapshot Title: Torre Telefónica
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Barcelona
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    The Montjuic Communications Tower is designed by Santiago Calatrava completed in 1992 for the Summer Olympics Games in Barcelona.



  17. Torre Agbar

    Snapshot Title: Torre Agbar
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Barcelona
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    skyscraper at Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes designed by French architect Jean Nouvel.



  18. Sagrada Familia

    Snapshot Title: Sagrada Familia
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Barcelona
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    dusty day on Barcelona skyline... not quite so dominant of the skyline as it should be?



  19. SANTA MARIA ?

    Snapshot Title: SANTA MARIA ?
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    her arm looks a little awkward.... and is that a Viking helmet she is standing on?



  20. The Globe Tavern

    Snapshot Title: The Globe Tavern
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Borough Market 03
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    The Globe Tavern, shortly to be demolished....



  21. Good Shoes

    Snapshot Title: Good Shoes
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Borough Market 03
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    too many signs around Borough Market, some strange and some not so strange.



  22. Pork Pies

    Snapshot Title: Pork Pies
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Borough Market
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    apparently the best pork pies in London.....

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  23. sexy cow ?

    Snapshot Title: sexy cow ?
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Borough Market
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    On the roof of a steak house......



  24. Apple Day !

    Snapshot Title: Apple Day !
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Borough Market
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    missed it this year.....



  25. Fish!

    Snapshot Title: Fish!
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Fish Restaurant Borough Market
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    www.fishdiner.co.uk/about.cfm Will open in a new tab or window



  26. Gigapan

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: ROOM 405, VENICE. OCTOBER 2008
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    Gigapan mount and camera makes in into the shot!



  27. Pyromaniac Cherub

    Snapshot Title: Pyromaniac Cherub
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: ROOM 405, VENICE. OCTOBER 2008
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    Not sure what this little guy is up to.....



  28. camel or horse?

    Snapshot Title: camel or horse?
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: SAN MOISE CHURCH
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    everything but the kitchen sink on this facade !



  29. give generously

    Snapshot Title: give generously
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Serpentine Gallery Pavillion 2008 - view 2
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    donation box at entrance to pavillion



  30. Designed by Frank

    Snapshot Title: Designed by Frank
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Serpentine Gallery Pavillion 2008
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    information sign



  31. sign

    Snapshot Title: sign
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork City, Ireland
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    introduction sign givining information on the building and the figures on the facade



  32. Menier Chocolate Factory

    Snapshot Title: Menier Chocolate Factory
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Lighting Up Bankside
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    No chocolate made here any more but a rather good arts centre.... www.menierchocolatefactory.com Will open in a new tab or window



  33. Warning sign

    Snapshot Title: Warning sign
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Lighting Up Bankside
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    We have been metric for some time now but nobody told the people in charge of the street signs.....



  34. lights

    Snapshot Title: lights
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Lighting Up Bankside
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    newly installed artwork



  35. faded advert

    Snapshot Title: faded advert
    Taken by: Patrick Collins

    Image: Lighting Up Bankside
    Image Owner: Patrick Collins



    Description:

    you can just make out the faded advert for a builder called Barlow Roberts