Bustling Bloomsbury Street Photography Tour

    Seven dials london photography tour bw
    31 Jan 2016
    Clock 120min      Length1mi
    1 rating

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    A street photography tutorial tour of the unexplored back streets of the West End by a professional photography guide. Listen to time-honoured photography tips and commentary while being guided about the old, grand and not-so-grand architecture, famous highlights, tiny details and fascinating crowds of people. Explore the area between the historic St Giles in the Field Church near Tottenham Court Road to Holborn, via Covent Garden, at your own pace while absorbing the stories of the streets and learning how to take better photos.

    Recommended equipment:
    Wide angle lens
    Lens within the ranges of 18 - 100mm
    A tripod is NOT required, but advised for long exposures if doing the route towards the early evening

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    St Giles in the Field Church, Freemasons Lodge, Covent Garden Station, Holborn Station

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    Tottenham Court Road tube station - Oxford St exit

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Any other places that interest you. Turn around and look behind you as you may see a better view.

    Best time to walk:

    Any time of day is fine, but no later than two hours before sunset, in order to avoid losing all daylight before finishing. The route is roughly 90 minutes when spending 10 minutes at each prescribed photography spot, but you might see things along the way that add another 30 minutes.


    Be aware of your surroundings and belongings, especially around tube stations.


    Plus Write a comment


    Hi Angus, Thanks so much for your constructive feedback. It really is very helpful. We agree with you regarding the title and we're all ears on any suggestions you have. It will be amended shortly. We would also really appreciate getting more information regarding the GPS triggers if you can. Could you please email me at legless@leglesslizard.net? Thanks and have a Happy New Year.

    Posted by Legless Lizard Route Creator , over 1 year ago

    This was fun to do. As a life long Londoner I really like having things I've missed pointed out to me. 2 issues - first this ISNT Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury is the area to the north of New Oxford St around (unsurprisingly) Bloomsbury Sq. This is St Giles Circus and Covent Garden. Secondly some of the GPS triggers need to be set ahead if and not at the location - esp. around Seven Dials.

    Posted by Angus Hamilton , over 1 year ago

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