Behind The Abbey

It’s January and a seasonal snowfall provides a chance to photograph even the most visited landmarks in a different guise. Keith Wilson captures an historic corner of London turned white

With January’s arrival and the Christmas festivities behind us, the thoughts of many landscape photographers turn to the prospect of a heavy winter snowfall. In mountainous areas snow comes much sooner, but in low-lying cities, even in the higher latitudes of northern Europe, snow rarely arrives before January. Furthermore, climate change has made the weather patterns more unpredictable than in the past. In London for example, the freezing, snow-laden winters of past centuries and still immortalized on 21st Century Christmas cards, seem…

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Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson is the founder of both Outdoor Photography and Black + White Photography magazines and former editor of Amateur Photographer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and on-line tutor in travel photography at My Photo School.

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