Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!

For this week’s photo challenge I’m posting some photos taken recently in London’s Piccadilly Circus with a silhouette of the famous Eros statue in one of them.  A couple were taken at the Warner Bros Studio Tour, The Making of Harry Potter, which I totally recommend to any Harry Potter fans out there… it was awesome!  Some taken locally and of course you’ve gotta have candles!

 So without much further ado… Let There Be Light!  

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25 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Andrew Seal
    Nov 30, 2013 @ 20:59:12

    Some really great shots. Congratulations.

    Reply

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  3. newbloggycat
    Dec 01, 2013 @ 02:53:57

    Thanks for sharing the ‘bright’ moments 😉

    Reply

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  5. Multifarious meanderings
    Dec 01, 2013 @ 09:57:26

    Hiya TAC, how’s tricks? I loved these shots – particularly the busy street shot, there’s fabumous depth in that picture! And was the sky reaaaaaaly so blue in London? Wowsers. Big nuggs to you xoxo

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    • theamateurcamera
      Dec 01, 2013 @ 11:48:11

      Ciao MM! Tricks is good! You? Thanks muchly 🙂 yes the sky really was that blue! It was a lovely evening for a London mooch. Popped into Hamley’s while we were there, love that shop! Took a photo on my way out which makes me think of you whenever I look at it! Intrigued? Will add it to the gallery above just for fun so check back when you have a mo! Big nuggins to you too 😀

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  6. Multifarious meanderings
    Dec 01, 2013 @ 09:57:50

    Fabumous? Hmm. FabuLous.

    Reply

  7. Naomi Baltuck
    Dec 01, 2013 @ 11:01:46

    A great series!

    Reply

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  10. Inside the Mind of Isadora
    Dec 01, 2013 @ 23:36:51

    I like the fire work that went wrong, too.

    Reply

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  12. Capt Jill
    Dec 02, 2013 @ 19:16:25

    nice shots! the one with the candles really stands out, good job on the fireworks too.
    Thanks for stopping by mine and glad you liked them

    Reply

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  14. gabimili
    Dec 15, 2013 @ 00:15:35

    I have an award nomination for you: Dragon Loyalty Award! You can view your nomination: HERE Congratulations.

    Reply

  15. Sartenada
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 08:04:27

    Very beautiful and colorful photos,

    Reply

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