24-Hour London Seen In 24 Striking Photos

The CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year competition lays down the challenge of encapsulating 24-hour city life.

1. Midnight - ‘Soho’, by Karen Shivas.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Karen Shivas

2. 1am - ‘Canary Wharf’, by Bill Green.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Bill Green

3. 2am - ‘Cable Car’, by Lucas More.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Lucas More

4. 3am - ‘The Commuter’, by Elliot Kell.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Elliot Kell

5. 4am - ‘London’, by Mike Deere.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Mike Deere

Launched in 2007, the Urban Photographer of the Year now receives around 8,000 entries from more than 115 countries.

7. 5am - ‘Perfect Timing’, by Teodoro Duran.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Teodoro Duran

8. 6am - ‘Rise’, by James Murray.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/James Murray

9. 7am - ‘Vertical’, by David Candlish.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/David Candlish

This collection of photos show some of the entries from the competition’s 2013 challenge.

11. 8am - ‘Fitness’, by Nagy Melinda.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Nagy Melinda

12. 9am - ‘The Bridge’, by Nicolas Casana.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Nicolas Casana

13. 10am - ‘City Hall’, by Stuart Kerr.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Stuart Kerr

14. 11am - ‘Snap in Time’, by Stephen Miller.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Stephen Miller

15. Midday - ‘Time Out’, by David Candlish.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/David Candlish

The theme “Cities at Work” is designed to challenge amateur and professional photographers to capture what they consider to be the essence of urban life at any time of day, be it poignant, inspiring, quirky or amusing

17. 1pm - ‘Shard Window Cleaner’, by Samara Deen.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Samara Deen

18. 2pm - ‘Mass Transport’, by Oliver Hine.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Oliver Hine

19. 3pm - ‘Regeneration’, by Gemma O’Connor.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Gemma O’Connor

20. 4pm - ‘This Way Back To London’, by Oliver Hine.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Oliver Hine

21. 5pm - ‘Many Means of Travel’, by Brydn Webb.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Brydn Webb

22. 6pm - ‘Men’, by Tim Hunt.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Tim Hunt

23. 7pm - ‘London Office Block’, by Heather Buckley.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Heather Buckley

24. 8pm - ‘Sunset in London’, by Scott Davies.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Scott Davies

25. 9pm - ‘The Circus’, by Sharif Islam.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Sharif Islam

26. 10pm - ‘War of the Worlds with a bit of ‘Close Encounters’ thrown in’, by Simon Hadleigh Sparks.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Simon Hadleigh Sparks

27. 11pm - ‘Light Trails at St Pauls’, by Teodoro Duran.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Teodoro Duran

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