Spectral Images of a Dark City

Spectral Images of a Dark City

A Compelling View of Unseen London

Spectral Images of a Dark City
William Eckersley’s vision of nocturnal London dissembles the conventional imagery of built environments where lost opportunities and chances not taken, abandoned housing estates and neon-lit corner shops reign. Eckersley, as this book reaffirms, is a photographer with a different perspective. His careful use of various light forms; halogen, sodium streetlamps, fluorescent strips coupled with eerily unpopulated locations creates a vision of a city that is scarcely even recognisable as the London we identify with. The following images are an excerpt from Dark City.

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