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Aerial: The view from above by Jason Hawkes
Rowing boat, Sussex
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Pictures by Britain's leading aerial photographer Jason Hawkes can be seen at the London Eye from 28 July to 7 September.
London Eye looking West over Westminster to Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park
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Hawkes' pictures include stunning cityscapes such as this view over London - looking west across the Thames.
Gweebarra Bay Estuary, Ireland.
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...to sublime landscapes like this view of Gweebarra Bay estuary in Ireland.
Crop Circle at Alton Barnes.
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Some landmarks benefit greatly from an aerial view, such as this crop circle at Alton Barnes, Wiltshire...
Longships Lighthouse, off Landıs End. Cornwall
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...and Longships Lighthouse, off Land's End, Cornwall. Hawkes uses a variety of helicopters for his shoots...
Rowing boats, Ireland
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...from a small two-seater to a Sikorsky. This shot is of rowing boats in Ireland.
Tents at Reading Music Festival, Berkshire.
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At such heights, patterns appear, like this rough patchwork of tents pitched at the Reading rock festival, in Berkshire...
Red cars, Oxfordshire
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...or the more ordered effect of these red cars in Oxfordshire.
Container Port, Dublin.
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Harsh industrial scenes assume a pleasing harmony, such as this container port in Dublin...
Junction of M25 and M23
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...or this picture of the junction of the M25 and M23 motorways in Surrey.
Devon landscape at dawn
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But sometimes novelty takes second place to purely breath-taking landscapes, such as this view of dawn in Devon...
White cliffs
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...or the white cliffs, in Dover, Kent. Hawkes' exhibition contains 60 images, each presented as 5x4ft prints.




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