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The Royal Courts of Justice, London

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The location here is the same traffic island in Fleet Street that many TV reports are filmed from when there are newsworthy cases being held at "the High Court" - the Royal Courts of Justice.

This image of them uses the shaded, ornate lamppost that the island is also home to as a means of dividing the composition up and is another example of how a low viewpoint and wide-angled technique can acheive that aim.

In this particular case the late afternoon sun leaves two principal areas of contrast: the dark foreground and the much brighter upper sections of the lofty court buildings themselves. Not, in truth, an intended use of symbolism...

 
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