Imagine you are visiting one of the busy streets of London, where Londoners and tourists are busy in shopping, and you are busy in capturing the moments where they are enjoying the shopping. London is a very lively city with several streets. Each street has its own story and distinct identity, especially the shopping streets are quite bizarre with eccentric themes which can enthrall you for capturing people’s reaction and feelings in the camera. Just take a walkthrough to London streets and spend several hours or a whole day in capturing the excitement of shop-o-holics and window shoppers.
Here, we have listed the names of a few London’s shopping streets which can give you countless moments and stories to embrace in your camera.
Oxford Street: This is the most popular street of London for shopping with more than 300 shops, landmark stores, and designer outlets. If you are a real shop-o-holic, then you cannot go without a plethora of overflowing bags. And, if you are a street photographer or a traveler who has a kind of flair for capturing bustling streets, then Oxford Street has a lot of, including famous department stores, flagship fashion store and the veteran and legendary Selfridges. You can also walk down to the side streets to capture some blissful activities of people.
Regent Street and Jermyn Street: Far from the bustling crowd, Regent Street shows the elegance with city’s oldest fashion stores and famous shops. The classic street is best for fashion shopping with numbers of mid-range fashion stores. You can catch the classy and elegant appearance of the street and the people wandering over there in your camera. Don’t forget to move your feet to the Jermyn Street, which is known for its ancient British feel and men’s clothing shops.
Bond Street and Mayfair: If you want to capture the shopping craze of high-profile people and celebrities, then step your legs toward Bond Street and Mayfair. You can also do luxury window shopping while snapping the dummies wearing designer clothes and people doing window and real shopping. Burberry, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. are perched here to make your photographs exclusive.
Camden: You can find a lot of stories and moments to share through your camera. Gothic fashion and punk clothing can give your camera countless moments to capture something bizarre. Piercing and tattoo shops on Camden High Street can give you the exposure to go little weird in the street photography. Well, don’t forget to zoom in your camera at Camden Lock Market.
Notting Hill: This street gives you a plethora of stuff to give a great feel to your photography addiction. Stores for vintage clothing, quirky things, antique items, and organic food is the best site to spend the whole day for capturing varied street views, stories, and people’s feelings.
King’s Road: Extensive range of designer shops, boutiques, high-street brands alongside an array of restaurants and cafes- all are available at King’s Road. You can even find the best example of interior design in several stores which can double your enthusiast for picture-taking.
Carnaby Street: One of the oldest streets between Oxford and Regent Street, which is known for its saga of culture and fashion, is good to enhance your photography experience. This market street is a group of 13 streets with about 150 brands, 50 restaurants, bars, cafes, pubs, designer shops, and boutiques. You can capture the chaotic expressions of people roaming here for shopping and dating. You can also get the chance to click the still pictures of shopping events and live music shows.
Knightsbridge: Prestigious brands, trendy stores, famous department shops- this street is full of stunning shops and glittering elite. You can find the people who always love to keep in the fashion string at this street doing fashion shopping at Harrods, Harvey Nichols, and several other big fashion stores, boutiques, and high-street brands. So, it can give you plenty of moments to increase the count of your pictures at Knightsbridge.
Covent Garden: If you want to go little quirky, then you must walk through the shopping street of Covent Garden. Here, you can find people buying quirky gifts, rare sweets, funky cosmetics and shoes, and latest urban streetwear. The artistic beauty can be explored through art and craft stores situated at Covent Garden.