It was a case of just me and the Duke. I have decided to spend more time with each subject, to slow down, try various different angles. I came away thinking of other approaches I could take for this location. The statue is illuminated at night which could lead to some other possibilities. So I haven’t finished yet. If I do, I will update this post rather than create a new one.
The location is not far from where I live, just a short drive between Farnborough and Aldershot, there he is, standing proud.
You will find the story behind the statue of interest and may be surprised that he moved from London to his current spot in the 1800’s because Queen Victoria considered the statue an eyesore where it once stood on Wellington Arch, London.
These images are now available for licensing via our stock agency Alamy.
I am digging into my archives again for this one. I have just setup the brilliant LR/WP plugin for WordPress and have begun uploading some previously unpublished photos. Last year, would have been late Summer we visited the closest locations on the coast to where we live and this particular spot is on the Hampshire … Read more