London's Top Ten Instagram and Photography Spots

London is among the top cities in the world with the most scenic views. These sites are the best for photography shoots and touring. A majority of these places are free to access while some charge a small fee. Below are the top ten leading photography sites in London.

St. Paul’s Cathedral

This landmark is the most photographed spot in London and is one of the best places for taking Instagram photos. The beauty of this site is that photography sessions can be held anytime and from various angles. The St. Paul’s Cathedral is also ideal for taking crystal ball retraction photography. There is no cost for taking pictures in this place.

Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden

Neal’s Yard harbors the most colorful buildings in all of London. This place is situated in the Covent Garden area and is home to numerous boutiques and cafes. At Neal’s Yard, photos can be taken from any angle because of the surrounding beautiful rainbow-colored walls. This place is also in proximity to Shaftesbury Avenue.

Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf has excellent architecture. The best time to take photos is at night or during the blue hour. Canary Wharf is near the Blackwall Basin which is also suitable for photography.

The Millennium Bridge

The ideal time for taking pictures at the Millennium Bridge is during the night or at dawn because the place is busy during the day. For years, Millennium Bridge has become famous for photography. Therefore when taking shots, it is crucial to increase ISO to take clear pictures.

View of the Shard

The Shard offers a 360 view of London city and a wide range of photography options. The Shard charges a small fee. The scenic view it provides is worth every penny. This spot also has a bar that offers services at affordable rates. Pictures can be taken at any time, and the site is near the London Bridge Station.

Heals of London

This venue is along the Tottenham Court Road. Heals of London operates a successful furniture shop and has the most beautiful staircase in London. This place does not charge any fee, but photographs are taken only during opening hours.

Natural History Museum

The unique thing about this spot is the amazing architecture in the main hall. The best time to take pictures is during the day. The Natural History Museum is located in Cromwell Rd, Kensington, and charges a fee. The best way to capture beautiful Instagram photos in this location is by using a wide angle lens.

Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall Market is the cities’ central financial district. This place has excellent interior finishes, and photos can best be taken using a wide angle lens. Leadenhall Market does not charge any viewing fee.

Notting Hill

Notting Hill has the most scenic streets in London. Stunning pictures can be taken along Portobello Road and Notting Hill Gate Station. The ideal time to take photos in this area is during the day. Aside from photography, these streets are the best for evening walks.

Kings Cross Light Tunnel

Kings Cross Tunnel has multi-colored ceilings that attract numerous photographers. Its waiting bay also has stunning structures. This tunnel connects Kings Cross Station to St. Pancras Station. Kings Cross Tunnel is accessible any time of day but the best time to take pictures is at dawn or late in the evening.

Within all these locations, there isnt just one exact spot. Each angle can insire you, and help you take that perfect shot, as a pro or instagrammer!

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