The End – New Sculpture on the 4th Plinth

Lou Smithphotography toursLeave a Comment

The End – New Sculpture on the 4th Plinth, Trafalgar Square Finally we say goodbye to the Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist and hello to The End.  The exciting and new artwork by artist Heather Phillipson, was unveiled on Thursday 30 July, 2020. The End looks like a cherry on top of cream, topped by a drone.  The drone has … Read More

Creative Exposures

Lou Smithphotography courses, photography toursLeave a Comment

Today in Trafalgar Square we embrace the elements!  This time we explore water and the impact different shutter speeds can make creatively to an image.  The fountains are a great subject for using creative exposure techniques.  To enhance the image Lou transformed the colour file to black and white which creates a timeless quality to the historical context of the … Read More

Chinatown Photo Walk

Lou Smithphotography tours2 Comments

Ahh…the feel of China Town is just great.  Colour pops everywhere we look.  We make the most of our surroundings as we walk through the new gated entrance on our Chinatown Photo Walk .  This photo tour is led by Lou Smith Fine Artist and expert tutor.  The day is beautifully illuminated and light fills the scene – this is … Read More

London Photo Tour

Lou Smithphotography toursLeave a Comment

Another great London Photo Tour with expert photographer and tutor Lou Smith.  London is beautiful in early summer.  Trees are in leaf and flower scents are blowing gently in the breeze.  We love this time of year as Spring moves gently into Summer.  It’s a wonderful introduction to what is ahead – warm summer evenings and lots of filtered light.  … Read More

London Photo Walk

Lou Smithphotography tours1 Comment

Such a perfect day for a London Photo Walk.  The sun is shining and light is naturally filtered by soft clouds.  Our small group of participants are excited by the prospect of photographing the wonderful monuments and memorials in Trafalgar Square.  This photo walk is led by Lou Smith, Fine Art Photographer and expert tutor. Our first stop is Trafalgar … Read More

Night Photo Walk

Lou Smithnight photography, photography toursLeave a Comment

During our recent Night Photo Walk the evening was warm and as the light faded the sky became very clear.  At twilight we made our way onto Jubilee Bridge to photograph the London Eye and Big Ben from across the River Thames.  The view was perfect!  We frame our shots and love the luminosity of the blue sky as the … Read More

Photography on the South Bank

Lou Smithphotography toursLeave a Comment

Discover photography on the South Bank and explore the endless photographic possibilities this buzzing location offers.  We show you how to take your photography up a notch in our lively South Bank Photography Tour. Spring is in the air…the sun is shining and we are ready to photograph the South Bank.  Our South Bank Photography Tour is a lively tour … Read More

Photographing Trafalgar Square at Christmas

Lou Smithphotography courses, photography tips, photography toursLeave a Comment

We are excited about Christmas and know that it has arrived when we are photographing in Trafalgar Square. Here the Norwegian Christmas tree dominates Trafalgar Square and even makes the Landseer Lions look tiny!  To photograph this subject we teach our students about backlighting.  If we take the shot on an average exposure the tree and the rest of the … Read More