London, England – Buckingham Palace Garden (Infrared)

I am lucky enough to travel to England once a year and really enjoy London!  London is a fantastic place to visit for vacation!  So much to do and see and the city is amazing to explore!   As Paris is my favorite city in the world…London is my second favorite!   After my days work I enjoy walking around the city.  I usually stay at Trafalgar Square and just behind my hotel about 1 mile away is Buckingham Palace.  On the grounds are these wonderful gardens you can stroll around and enjoy the views.

Here is ome info from the web:  The Garden at Buckingham Palace is situated at the rear of Buckingham Palace. It covers much of the area of the former “Goring Great Garden”, named after Lord Goring, occupant of one of the earliest grand houses on the site. It was laid out by Henry Wise and subsequently redesigned by William Townsend Aiton for George IV.

The Garden occupies a 42 -acre (17 -hectare) site in the City of Westminster, London and has two-and-a-half miles of gravel paths. Its area is bounded by Constitution Hill to the north, Hyde Park Corner to the west, Grosvenor Place to the south-west and the Royal Mews, Queen’s Gallery, and Buckingham Palace to the south and east. The planting is varied and exotic, with a mulberry tree dating back to the time of James I of England. Notable features include a large 19th-century lake which is graced by a flock of flamingoes, and the Waterloo Vase. In the Garden there is a summerhouse, a helicopter pad, and a tennis court.

Talke Photography Settings:

  • Camera:  Nikon D70S (Converted to Infrared)
  • Infrared Conversion:  D70S modified by LifePixel
  • Lens: Nikon 18-70 f/3.5-4.5
  • Setting: Aperture  Mode
  • Focal Length: 40.0mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Exposure:   1/60 second
  • Aperture:  f/22
  • Gear:  Hand Held
  • Post Process: Adobe CS4, Silver Efex Pro
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3 comments on “London, England – Buckingham Palace Garden (Infrared)

  1. Joe says:

    You do realise the Garden at Buckingham Palace is private dont you? It isn’t open for the public. It’s where the Queen walks her dogs, do you honestly think she’s doing that while people are having picnics next to her? 😀
    They are open on occasion, however. On Google Earth you can also see a Tennis Court. Imagine Prince Harry and William who will’ve played on it!

  2. Elizabeth Jameson says:

    Whilst it is a beautiful photograph this is actually St James Park (which borders the Mall – the red road leading from Trafalgar Square, through Admiralty Arch and up to the Palace itself). This shot is definitely not Buckingham Palace Gardens – it is not possible to see the buildings from the location this shot has been taken. I am English, live in London, frequently walk through St James’ and attended the Palace and walked the grounds July 2013. Please amend your description

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