PHOTOGRAPHER

Marcin Konkel

Pint of Nicolson's

Sitting down at a table at The Blackfriars Nicolson's Pub vis a vis Blackfriars underground station is an exceptional experience. The building, constructed in 1905 on the site of a Dominican friary, in which the pub is located is itself interesting. Similar to the New York's famous Flatiron though in a smaller scale it holds a place with over 110 years of tradition on the ground floor.

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Last photo

People of New York City, invited by Ivan Cash who travelled there from San Francisco, share their last photo from their cell phone. Some are peculiar, some are regular. It's not only parties or relatives and theres always a story behind them. As Ivan says, he "strives to make content that's honest and human". You can expect as much as that. Enjoy.

Early bird catches the worm

Getting up early is not something that most people fancy. For photographers or video-makers getting up in small hours of the day is often a blessing as they can catch the sun in 'the golden hour' when the light is more than desirable. The closer to summer the earlier one has to get up. This time it was half past five when the sun was reaching the horizon and around eight in the evening when the night was coming. Having my Nikon and GoPro cameras I wanted to capture the spectacle of light that was about to happen.

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Take a stroll in..

Shanghai. As the author states, this is only an introductory tour of Shanghai's urban streets. JT Singh "glances around corners, weaves through crowds, and with a barely perceptible pause here or an impulsive turn there, stumbles into the unhinged entropy that flows through the hidden alleys, accidental views, and captivating scenes embedded in the city’s vibrant street life." Do take a peek yourself.

Melted Jaguar and the 35th floor

People call it 'Walkie-Talkie' due to its resemblance to some of these devices. It's located on 20 Fenchurch Street and has recently been known by melting a business man's jag. It was due to it's curved architecture design. Apart from this it's has probably the highest based garden in London. If you fancy your dinner to be served with a complimentary unparalleled view then you're in the right place.

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Portobello

Like usually on Saturdays, especially those sunny ones, Portobello Market was bustling with people, salesman and artists. Right after getting off at Notting Hill underground station you're bound to, at some point, join the crowd flowing to Portobello Road. It seems that it were mostly tourists paying a visit though the market is not only a tourist destination. When you're on the spot you will most likely notice style savvy sellers building their rapport quickly and efficiently, getting to know you and starting a small chit chat.

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Miniature Poland

Poland in miniature. Shots from ‪Slupsk‬, ‪‎Leba‬, ‎Gdansk‬, ‎Malbork‬, ‪Torun‬, ‎Warszawa‬ and ‪Wroclaw‬ by Joerg Daiber

Top of the Europe (almost)

LONDON | View on the City after sunset from The Shard.

It's 'tall as hell' with nothing higher in the entire European Union. It has two lifts - first taking you to the 33th floor and the second one going straight to the 68th. You can also use the stairs to get to 72nd level if you want. By doing this you'll reach the highest point (244.3 meters) available to regular visitors. The building, in total, has 306 m (1004 feet) overall but believe me that 244.3 meters also makes a huge impression. Oh.. I'm talking about The Shard of course.

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Indifference? Not here...

Samuel Johnson, a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographe once said "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford". There is something magical about the capital of Great Britain. I have not met anyone who would be indifferent to it. Some hate it, some love it and are counting days till the next trip or moving their life to London. The multitude of cultures, entertainment, events, career opportunities, styles etc. surrounded by tons and tons of people rushing is one of a kind experience.

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Random Radom

"Fabryka Broni" at #Radom

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Radom is 1,5 hour drive from Warsaw and on route to Rzeszów. Below you can find few shots from the city that is known by all Poles. It's the place where the famous Fabryka Broni (en. Weapon Factory) Łucznik is located and gives employment to many local inhabitants. It produces for Poland's Army, Ministry of Internal Affairs as well as for export and civil market.

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