I thought I'd show you this photo that I took on Saturday evening of the O2 Arena which is located next to the River Thames in east London.
Originally constructed by the UK government for the Year 2000 celebrations, the "Millenium Dome", as it was then called, was eventually redeveloped in 2007 as an entertainement complex and re-branded as the O2 Arena.
The concert hall inside only takes up 40% of the space inside the dome but it seats 20,000 people and it is the busiest concert venue in the world. Also, the domed roof is the biggest of its type in the world.
The architect was Richard Rogers.
This was a long-exposure photo and the 2 minutes that the shutter was open has smoothed the water in the river. The result is that the photo has brought out the shadows on the water of the spot-lit masts and cables of that wonderful roof structure.
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28 mm (35mm equiv.)