A View From the Eye

It’s the London Eye, of course. This is a shot I took several years ago on a trip with students that took us to London, Paris and Rome. The Thames looks really brown in this photo, but some of that is due to the HDR and contrast process I applied to this photo. Canon 5D…

It’s Not a Ferris Wheel

The London Eye may well be one of those metal things that are built for special occasions and then end up being iconic – such as the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Space Needle in Seattle. The good thing about the London Eye is that if you take a ride in it, you get…

04-08-09 The London Eye

I’ve been told that the London Eye is not a Ferris Wheel because Ferris was a Frenchman and the French and the British have their differences. So don’t called it a “Ferris Wheel.” Whatever you call it, the London Eye is an impressive feat of engineering and technology. And it offers a very comfortable Ferris-Wheel-Like…