Cityscapes

Regeneration of South Manchester and an alternative view of the skyline...

Over the past few years I have worked with the South Manchester region of Wythenshawe - namely their Real Lives and Real Food campaign which has been a great success in the regeneration of such a wonderful area. Had a lovely day down there recently shooting mostly the parks and green areas of Wythenshawe. Climbing up onto the top of an apartment block gave me a nice unique view of the Manchester skyline. I often find it a bit difficult to get a "classic" skyline shot of Manchester as it pales in comparison to Liverpool - but I think this shot definitely does it justice and perhaps paints a different picture of the cold, grey industrial north that people perceive it to be...

Ant Clausen is a professional photographer from New Zealand - currently based in Liverpool. Please click here to view Ant's photos portfolio or here to contact Ant

View from above - an aerial drone photograph of the Liver building - Liverpool Waterfront...

The incredible iconic Liver Building in Liverpool city centre - some aerial photography captured with the Drone.

Ant Clausen is a professional photographer from New Zealand - currently based in Liverpool. Please click here to view Ant's photos portfolio or here to contact Ant

The Iconic Liverpool Skyline - a panoramic photo on a lovely clear evening

Such a beautiful still evening in LIverpool town. The Liverpool skyline is ever changing and is always such an engaging subject to photograph. Was loving the interesting cloud cover and the chance to see stars over a big city is always a bonus!

Ant Clausen is a professional photographer from New Zealand - currently based in Liverpool. Please click here to view Ant's photos portfolio or here to contact Ant

Aerial Drone photography in Liverpool - some adventures with the Phantom 4...

What a magical night for photography in Liverpool - with the inclusion of the amazing LIbertad Tall Ship from Argentina. Always looking for different/unique angles - I took the Drone up to grab a few shots. This is the first shot I took on the beautiful Mersey River.

Then when I got back and looked at the ship - it looked vaguely familiar. I realised I had photographed her in her home country. A few years back I was out in Buenos Aires on assignment for Conde Nast Traveller magazine - and there she was in the beautiful Buenos Aires harbour at sunset. So nice to see her again!

Ant Clausen is a professional photographer from New Zealand currently based in Liverpool. Please click here to view Ant's photo galleries or here to contact Ant

The Liverpool Sky dances to the tune of Alan Turing in spectacular fashion last night... some photos from the waterfront

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013 Last night the sky over the Liverpool city scape came alive with a spectacular laser light show as part of the Battle of the Atlantic 70 year celebrations. I was glad I stayed out a little big longer to capture the stunning laser light display that came alive as the sky over Liverpool City Centre darkened. The Morse Code laser light show was projected from the Royal Liver Building and was a tribute to Alan Turing who was instrumental in cracking the 'Enigma Code.' The Morse Code message is simply translated to "thank you"

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013

 

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013

photo of the liverpool waterfront night time laser light display battle of the atlantic alan turing 2013

Back down the Liverpool Pier Head again today to catch some of the action of the brilliant waterfront event.

Stay tuned for some more photos

The Auckland City Skyline - some photos from the other night...

photo of auckland city skyline at night photo of auckland city skyline at night

When i'm not photographing portraits out here in New Zealand - i'm exploring the coastline, shooting sunrises with the Nikon D800. So far the camera has been performing flawlessly. The detail from the 36 megapixel sensor is quite incredible. I was interested to see how it would perform at night also with city lights and dark skies often pushing digital cameras to their limits. Once again it allowed me to capture detail I have never seen before. I don't think i've photographed any skylines of major cities round the world (yes you may argue that Auckland might not be the most major city) - where you can so clearly see the stars in the sky above.

Aida Blu Cruise Ship quietly approaches Liverpool on a still Saturday morning...

Was up nice and early to get some photos of the German Aida Blu cruise ship arriving into the Mersey on Saturday morning. There was a handful of avid "ship-spotters" lining the river waiting to catch a glimpse also. The one thing I wasn't anticipating was the ship turning a full 180 degrees and reversing into the dock. This often comes down to the individual skipper's preference and he had only radioed the change in that morning.Anyway! Here's a big ol' panoramic from across the Mersey looking back toward the famous Liverpool City Skyline... please click on the wee thumbnail to "super-size" it... [nggallery id=7] photo of aida blue cruise ship Liverpool mersey

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The new Liverpool Waterfront Pier Head - a photo from the warm afternoon recently (there was one trust me!)

photo of liverpool pier head on the waterfront of the mersey This photo of the new Pier Head on the waterfront of Liverpool was taken early summer when the sun was setting nice and early. The sun turns a lovely golden colour as it begins to set out West over the Welsh mountains...

I'm currently madly trying to get my galleries all sorted before we head off to Italy next week. If I wasn't having the busiest week of photography ever - I might actually have a chance!

 

The sun hangs low in the winter sky and casts long shadows on Paradise Street - Liverpool ONE.

liverpool one paradise street in the winter by ant clausen photographer A cold, yet perfect afternoon for photography. Working for Liverpool ONE I had a couple of hours to capture and update their portfolio of images. This time of the year is just magical for taking photos with the soft light casting long shadows on the city streets.

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The New Liverpool Skyline - a photo from a recent night time shoot.

Was recently commissioned to take a few photos in and around Liverpool. I made my way down to the Mersey one clear evening and grabbed a few shots. Conscious of the number of Liverpool Skyline shots i've both seen and taken since i've been living here, I zoomed in a little closer and tried to capture a different take on the skyline.

Photo of the Liverpool Skyline at night with reflection in the Mersey

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Life on the Wirral - a couple of photos...

I've been going on a bit about the big move across the water... first house purchase... all that... so thanks for putting up with all the banter! Now it's time to post my first shots looking back on the city that welcomed me almost 2 years ago now. A bit quieter on the Wirral I have to say... "through the time tunnel to the land time forgot" as some might say...First impressions though - would have to say are most favourable, or bloody good shall I say. Anyway here's a couple of quick snaps taken from the side of the Mersey the other afternoon...

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Dramatic Anglican Cathedral Liverpool by Liverpool Photographer Ant Clausen

So there I was wondering by, minding my own business - as you do... looked right... and there she was, in all her glory, the dramatic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. Rising up to the sky... (p.s. this is a trial blog to see how this works... judging by the preview - she's all good!) Ciao a doppo!

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