On Saturday West London woke up covered in the fog so I ventured to the nearby Walpole Park in Ealing to take a couple of pictures with my Fujifilm X-T3.
I grew up in Milan, a place known for its foggy mornings in the winter months. Unfortunately, with time the phenomenon has become less frequent. London was also known for its fog. Once again, I have not seen much of it. Blame it on climate change. Blame it on the rain. Blame it on whatever… The thing is this 2020 is a year like no other and guess what? The fog is back.
Over the past ten days, London has woken up covered in mist and fog. Unfortunately, the combination of “working from home” and unsociable working hours meant I never really had the chance of taking a snapshot of it. However, this morning I ran out of bread so I ventured out to my local bakery and on the way back I positioned my camera and tripod in the middle of the road (it is a pedestrian/residential area) and clicked the shutter. In fairness, it hardly required any post editing as colours were pretty much black and white…
IS THIS A MESSAGE OF HOPE? This evening I went for an after work walk and came across a dry cleaner’s shop window. I noticed the owner put on display a female wedding dress and I asked myself why he/she did so. Not only this is one of those dresses women may wear once in their lifetime but also it must have been the least popular outfit of 2020 given most weddings got postponed to 2021…. In any case, I admire the underlying message of hope. “We shall overcome.”