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Mike Hope Photography


Second Look at some London photos

Space Needle B&W by Mike Hope

Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, caught around midday with the sun behind causing a dramatic effect.

Needle Top

Top of the Seattle Space Needle in Black and White

Gehry Seattle B&W Mike

"When Frank O. Gehry began designing EMP, he was inspired to create a structure that evoked the rock ‘n’ roll experience. He purchased several electric guitars, sliced them into pieces, and used them as building blocks for an early model design. EMP Museum".

Space Needle by Mike Hope

Iconic Seattle Space Needle in Washington, USA. Built for the World's Fair in 1962

Fly in to Vancouver by Mike Hope

Flying into Vancouver on a sea plane

Madison Skylike

Annenberg Beach House by Mike Hope

Walk along the sands from Santa Monica Pier to the Annenberg Beach House.

Nat history museum

natural history museum London

Bath on Avon by Mike Hope

Shot in mid September in the late afternoon in Bath in Avon and Somerset, UK. A beautiful city and historic roman remains. I had this up in color but thought it may be good in black and white! Hope you like it...

Two Towers by Mike Hope

Tricorn Towers in Century Park

Towers by Mike Hope

Century Park Tricorn Towers

Power Path B&W

This is a second rendition of the Power Station with more contrast and and enhancement to bring out a more dramatic look especially in the sky and building.

Stack of Power by Mike Hope

Power Stack at the Scattergood Power Plant near Manhattan Beach, California

The Path to Power by Mike Hope

On the road to power. Heading towards Dockweiler Beach past the Scattergood Power Plant.

Scattergood by the Sea

Scattergood Power Station by Manhattan Beach

Albert Memorial at Sundown

Albert Memorial 2 with HDR effect from five hand held photos into the sun.

Albert by Mike Hope

The Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens, London, England, directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall. It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her beloved husband, Prince Albert who died of typhoid in 1861. Wikipedia

Golden Fog by Mike Hope

Golden Gate from Crissy fields on a foggy September day.

Warming Hut by Mike-Hope

The Warming Hut! Crissy Fields, San Francisco

San Fran Golden Gate Bridge Pop

A little re-work with Background layer effect for a bit more pop!!

Golden Gate from Grissy Fields

Golden Gate from Crissy Field in the fog. Just waiting for it to clear.

Natural History Skylight by Mike Hope.jpg

Taken in London of the historic building of 1881. The skylight is decorated with gold iron work and usually goes unnoticed. There is so much to see that I thought the architecture was some of the most fascinating and a testament for the Victorian and Albert era...

Encounters at LAX

A closer view of the iconic Encounters Restaurant (now closed) at LAX Los Angeles Airpor. Taken in the twilight on the top of parking structure Number One

The Mission Inn - Mike Hope

Riverside, Mission Inn Hotel, Dome in Black and White. Riverside, California

Hot Sausage Company by Mike Hope

Walk Street in historic Roman city of Bath in somerset, England, with hot sausage seller in the background

Coast Guard House by Mike Hope

Historic Coast Guard House in Crissy Fields, San Francisco.

Bath on Avon by Mike Hope

Shot in mid September in the late afternoon in Bath in Avon and Somerset, UK. A beautiful city and historic roman remains

Crissy Fields Historic Coast Guard House

Crissy Fields Historic House, former coast guard station near San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

Lacma Lamps Mike Hope

Los Angeles County Museum of Art in LA Old gas lamps

Old Redondo High School House

Old Redondo High School Houseafter renovation. Taken and processed in black and white full spectrum

LAX Double Encounters

Another take on the iconic LAX Encounters Tower. The restaurant is now closed. This was at duck and then mirrored.

LAX Encounters by Mike Hope

Rework photo from parking lot at LAX looking towards the Iconic Encounters Restaurant (now closed). Taken a sunset with the sun going down behind the structure.

Century City Buildings - Mike Hope

Century Park East Towers

Gardens by the Avon by Mike Hope

Gardens in Bath by the river Avon

Shoe Shine Man by Mike Hope

This is an old 35 mm slide from Mr. Jack Chernoff's collection that I had the fortune to be able to go through. I really like this picture. I scanned it on an old HP and uploaded as is as I did not want to detract from the original

SpiralStair Mike Hope

Spiral Stair Case taken in Epic systems Wisconsin

Beach Patrol Manhattan

Beach Patrol Manhattan Beach Pier at the weekend. Don't ride you bike!!

Who Painted Petworth House

Petworth House Sussex.

Big Benny and the Jets by mike hope

The Tower of Big Benin Westminster, London, just as a passenger jet was passing by.

Albert HD nigh by Mike Hope

One more rendition of the V&A memorial that I thought you might like! An HD hand held at around sunset!!

Santa Monica Parking by Mike Hope

Santa Monica Parking structure off 2nd Street tken late afternoon looking up. It was Brit week nice afternoon!!

Ancient Window

An Ancient window looking out of the Tower

Dark Beams by Mike Hope

Mark di Suvero iron girder sculptures in Crissy Fields, San Francisco. Used a vintage film effect and post b&w to get the effect.

Mark di Suvero Iron Sculpture at Crissy Field

Mark di Suvero Iron Sculpture at Crissy Field San Francisco

De Young Museum Mike-Hope

De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Taken with the highly portable Canon EOS-M.

Arrowhead Resort & Spa - Mike Hope

Lake Arrowhead resort and Spa taken as the evening grew dim.

Wisconsin's Capitol building - Madison

This was taken in August 2011 at the granite structure of Wisconsin's Capitol building. Beautiful day. Clear and crisp. A really great place and great state to visit.

Madison City Wisconsin Mike Hope

Madison City Wisconsin

Epic Systems Wisconsin Mike Hope

Epic Systems Campus, Verona, Wisconsin. A fascinating place!

Epic Systems Madison Wisconsin Mike Hope

Epic Systems Madison Wisconsin. 1979 Milky Way, Verona, WI 53593. An Amazing complex over 80 acres with their own dairy farm. Amazing!! Medical Software Giant!! Founded in 1979 by Judith R. Faulkner. You can spend all day here and not see it all. Some wonderful architecture!

V Chair n stars mike Hope

A room at Epic Systems at the top of the spiral stair.

LA Live - Mike Hope

LA Live Nokia Plaza just after the LA Art show

Marine Tower Sausalito

Marine tower shot in Sausalito, San Francisco. This one is in color which pops a little more...

Marine Tower Sausalito

Marine Tower shot in Sausalito during Thanksgiving.

Fire Hall Mike HOPE

Picture of the old Fir Hall in Calico Ghost town near Yermo, California. Taken as the sun was getting low in the sky

Getty Villa lovers - mike Hope

Two romantic figures reflected in the highly polished floor of the Getty Villa in Santa Monica California. Mike Hope

The old Plymouth Gin

Black Friars Distillery, Plymouth England

Century Park Towers - Mike Hope

Century Park - Century City

Redondo Landing - Night Shot

Redondo Landing - Night Shot taken hand held with the Canon EOS-M

Malaga Cove Plaza - Spanish Style

Malaga Cove Plaza, Spanish Style brick and archway. dates from the 1930's. Taken with the Fuji X-20 walk around camera

Epic Campus, Madison - Mike Hope

An amazing complex

The door to Winchester Cathedral

A magnificent Cathedral in Winchester. Over 1000 years old! You can even find the "Round Table" here in Winchester. The ancient capital of Wessex and former capital of England!

A part of Westminster

Winchester Cathedral Stained Glass

Red only filter applied in lightroom.

Parliament, The Wall of Windows - Mike Hope

Part of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. So many windows and detail. Very Gothic!

Parliament is Moody!

A Gothic look to Parliament

The Castle, Tower of London

The castle taken from the moat

A turret in the Tower - Mike Hope

A picture of one of the turrets in the Tower of London. A fantastic place to visit. see the Crown Jewels, the Beefeater Yeoman Guards and Ravens!!

Westminster Houses of Parliament

Parliament is moody!

Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire UK

Westminster, Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament, Palace of westminster, Gothic Building, designed by Sir Charles Barry

Entrance to The Tower

Tower of London Entrance Arch

Santa Babara Mission

Capitol Building Madison Mike Hope

Madison Capitol Building, wisconsin

La Boca Buenos Aires

Colorful streets and Tango

Carbo Window

Window in Carbo Argentina

2000 AOS

Getty Villa WIndow

Cowdray House

Beautiful Midhurst UK

Spiral Staircase - Mike Hope

Epic Systems, Stairwell in Madison Wisconsin

Palace Gate

Arch Gate outside Buckingham Palace

The Cross, La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aire, Argentina

Cowdray Park Castle

Cowdray Park UK, England


Tried this out with some off camera flash to add extra light

Another Kitchen Shot

Kitchen Shot by Mike Hope

Weavers Cottage - Mike Hope

The Weavers Cottage, Cockington England. Near Torquay in Devon. Great place for a Cream Tea!!

Griffith Observatory Los Angeles

A little bit of infrared treatment after a hand held HDR 3 shot just before sunset by Mike Hope

All Over The World

I took this picture in Ronald Regan Library, Flight Miles wall - Mike Hope

Plymouth Gin - Mike Hope

Plymouth Gin Distillery Plymouth, Devon England

Iron Artt by Mike Hope

Crissy Fields San Francisco Iron Sculpture

Kubrick Entrance - Mike Hope

Picture taken withthe Canon EOS-M outside the entrance to the Stanley Kubrick exhibition at the LACMA. I did a little post grunge to give it this street hard look to it.

Camera A - Mike-Hope

Camera shot at the Kubrick Exhibition with the Canon EOS-M hand held with 22mm f/2 lens. Taken in low light with auto focus (after 2.0 update) worked great.

LACMA Gas Lamps - Mike Hope

LACMA Old Gas Lamps -Taken between the old gas lights out side of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Using the Canon EOS-M with 22mm f/2 lens. Hand held.

Light Reading by Mike Hope

One of the old rooms in the Manor Hotel, Castle Combe on the Cotswolds. Historic old manor house.

LACMA Gas Lamp Mike-Hope

LACMA Gas Lights

Crissy Iron by Mike Hope

Mark di Suvero Iron Sculpture at Crissy Field, San Francisco

LACMA Lamps - Mike Hope

Just a picture of the old gas lamps outside ta LACMA in Wilshire Blvd. There are some great works and fantastic displays. the Stanley Kubrick exhibit is fascinating!! The picture was taken with the Canon EOS-M with 22mm lens.

Dark Walk.jpg

Shot with old FD 5.6 L series 100-300 mm on Sony a6000

Under the Bridge PinHole K32

Under the Bridge, Golden Gate San Francisco. Pin Hole effect K32

Under the Pier - Hermosa Beach

Under the Pier - Hermosa Beach, California, by Mike Hope on a clear morning walk...

Steel Balls Mike Hope

Mark di Suvero Steel Sculpture at Crissy fields in San Francisco

Mark di Suvero Sculpture by Mike Hope

Mark di Suvero Sculpture at Crissy Fields, San Francisco. Great steel sculptures set in beautiful park and water surrounds with Golden Gate Bridge as the back drop.

Parking Speed Warp by Mike Hope

Parking Structure in Santa Monica subjected to some warp speed treatment

8 A Lobster at the LightHouse

8 A Lobster in San Francisco

Epic Architecture Epic Systems Wisconsin

Architecture at Epic Systems Wisconsin, Milky Way, Verona.

Old Jail House Flagstaff Mike-Hope

Picture taken in the old jail house. Shane Knights Gallery in Aspen Avenue, Flagstaff. There is some wonderful professional photography here. Mostly film and no Photoshop!! If you are there check it out, it's awsome!!

Pasty Shop by Mike Hope

Plymouth Pasty Shop in Plymouth UK by Mike Hope

Carmines Mike Hope

Carmines Restaurant in Caesers Palace, Las Vegas. Taken with the Canon EOS-M hand held low light.

Cantina Real - Hermosa Beach - Mike Hope

Cantina Real Restaurant - Pier Ave - Hermosa Beach - Mike Hope - Cropped with HDR Post


Classic Car Show at Redondo Beach Pier

Rox with Ice Cream

Old 28mm FD on Sony A6000

Roman Stone Writing by Mike Hope

Original Stone in the Roman Baths in Bath, UK, with Latin writing that may be "Corelian" or similar and may relate to the ideal Roman woman "Cornelia" but I cannot be sure...

Hurst the Pool

Hurst Castle pool with old Nikon D-80

Castle Combe old Tea House by Mike Hope

Castle Combe old Tea House in the Cotswold, UK. A magical village that is stuck in time with winding streets and old stone cottages.

Aluminium on Stilts by Mike Hope

A fisherman's hut sculpture made from Aluminium known as Crooked Hut on Stilts, Light Shed by Liz Magor. The harbor in Vancouver, Canada

The Roman Baths

The historic Roman Baths in Bath City on the river Avon in England

Big Eye in Black by Mike Hope

Big Eye London, on a September evening during a concert for Jaguar Ad.

Buenos Aires Street by Mike Hope

Old shot from Buenos Aires, San Telmo area, reworked in B&W film effect

Wyland Whales by Mike Hope

From the site: REDONDO BEACH, CA--Laguna Beach artist, Wyland, who has built an empire on the ecology of the ocean, made it his goal some years ago to create whale murals around the globe. His Redondo Beach Whaling Wall depicts 12 migrating whales.

Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Rides on the pier summer weekend.

Space Needle by Mike Hope

Taken back last September with Sony A7Rii and 24-240mm zoom. The sun was right behind it in early afternoon.

The Links Tavern by Mike Hope

The Links Tavern in Liphook, Hampshire, UK. Notice the pub sign and the lady with the golf club coming out from the sign. One of my favorite pubs.

Petworth on hill by Mike Hope (of )

walking in Petworth park late April

Palce of the Arts HDR by Mike Hope

A hand held early morning HDR shot on hazy day. Using Photomatix enhanced mode.

Tubiby Mike Hope

Urban crazy golf in San Fran. I like this guy!!

Serra's Church San Juan candles by Mike Hope

Serra's Church San Juan candles

USS Midway B&W by Mike Hope

USS Midway B&W with old Canon FD lens hand held at 300mm

Serras Church San Juan candles by Mike Hope

Serra's Church San Juan Capistrano candles

San Diego from Coronado by Mike Hope

San Diego waterfront from Centennial Park, Coronado Island

Del Coronado Hotel by Mike Hope

The iconic Del Coronado Hotel on Coronado Island, San Diego. New upload with fixed color profile for mobile

Spirit of San Diego by Mike Hope

taken from Centennial park Coronado, looking across to the waterfront of San Diego, California

Botanical Building San Diego

The view of the Botanical Building with the Lily Pond and Lagoon in the foreground is one of the most photographed scenes in Balboa Park and a “must-see” destination in San Diego. Built for the 1915-16 Exposition, along with the adjacent Lily Pond and Lagoon, the historic building is one of the largest lath structures in the world. The Botanical Building plantings include more than 2,100 permanent plants, featuring fascinating collections of cycads, ferns, orchids, other tropical plants and palms. The Botanical Building also presents some of the Park’s vibrant seasonal flower displays. From Balboa Park Site:

The Castle in Central Park by Mike Hope

The Castle in Central Park at the edge of Shakespeare's Garden by Mike Hope

Zaha Hadid NYC by Mike Hope

Zaha Hadid Architecture on the High Line in New York City. Amazing apartment building...

Twins B&W by Mike Hope

Twins B&W by Mike Hope taken with Sony 24-70mm G

New York Zaha Hadid B& W by MikeHope

Amazing Architecture by Zaha Hadid on the highline walk in New York, close to the waterfront.

New York Apartments of Zaha Hadid by Mike Hope

Zaha Hadid architectural design of apartment building on the Highline walk near waterfront in New York. Amazing structure!

Building NYC bw by Mike Hope

Old Building in NYC while walking along the High Line close to some fantastic modern architecture and opposite you see the old run down apartment blocks.

Canyon Village Adobe

Grand Canyon Village Adobe building

Snat Monica Police by Mike Hope

Santa Monica Pier Police Station Sign


Llyods Bank ATM withdrawal Liphook, Hampshire Saturday, 3rd March, 2018. Bank Break-In

Santa Monica Police B&W by Mike Hope

The iconic Santa Monica Police station on Santa Monica Pier