Now, the London Eye is one of the most photographed locations in London. So it's almost impossible to find a new view of it. When faced with something that is photographed so frequently I like to adopt Liddell heart's doctrine of the indirect approach*.
As it was raining it was raining I decided to utilise the many puddles and get a reflection of the wheel in it.
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Whilst it looks like I have run half a dozen Photoshop filters on this, it is in fact virtually straight out of Capture 1. I simply increased the contrast and reduced the saturation and it resulted in this rather fun noisy monochrome effect.
*Bet you weren't expecting a reference to 20th century armoured warfare strategy!