Piccadilly Circus, a joiner created by Mark Murfitt © 2012 . All rights reserved.

Piccadilly Circus, London

This was such a hectic joiner to photograph!

If you’ve ever been to Piccadilly Circus then you’ll know how much traffic there is whizzing around the place, and for this piece I risked life and limb by standing on the outside of some railings (I didn’t want the railings in the shot) and spent a good 15-20 minutes taking all the photographs.

The reason it took so long (normally once I’ve decided where to shoot from photographing all the individual photos which make up a joiner will only take 2-3mins) is I didn’t want to include all the traffic which was passing in front of me.
There were lorries, vans, taxi’s and buses, all very nice, but all obscuring what I was trying to photograph.
I’d have to wait for a break in the traffic, which normally lasted around 15 seconds, take as many photos as I could (desperately trying to remember what I’d already photographed) and then wait for the next break in the traffic.

I’d like to photograph Piccadilly Circus again, but from a higher vantage point as all the traffic moving around the place would give the joiner some energy.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy this joiner, especially as I was almost run over on several occasions photographing it :)

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Picture particulars:

Dimensions: 10.00m wide by 4.65m high (33.33ft x 15.50ft)

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Song inspiration: Led Zepplin – In the evening

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