Large parts of middle and southern England have been at the mercy of the gods for the last month with record breaking rainfall ensuring thousands of residents are navigating their neighbourhoods by boat.
Rainbow across River Thames, London from the Shard, february 2014
In black and white, London skyline from the Shard, february 2014
London, River Thames, the Shard, february 2014
London pre-storm, River Thames, the Shard, february 2014
London, River Thames – east view, the Shard, february 2014
In the shadow of the Shard, London, River Thames, february 2014
Rainbow over city of London, february 2014
London Bridge from the Shard, february 2014
London itself has escaped the worst with its strong water defences at the Thames Barrier, that said, the sight of the capital’s apocalyptic skyline resembles the dark menace of a Mordor panoramic or a Carol Reed, Film Noir.
Acclaimed photographer Bernd Talasch produced a dramatic collection of images shot from the iconic Shard building at London Bridge using a Nikon D700 with a 50mm lens.
See if you can spot Orson Welles and Christopher Lee…
© Bernd Talasch