Fascinating photographs from Unseen London show us the hidden side of the Big Smoke
It might be one of the most photographed cities in the world but that doesn't mean London doesn't have its hidden treasures. Now, courtesy of a new book, you can discover the tucked-away canals, secret alleyways and treasured unknown corners through 20 contemporary photography projects.
Unseen London, published by Hoxton Mini Press, includes photographic work by Thom and Beth Atkinson, James O Jenkins, Rut Blees Luxemburg, David Vintiner, Matt Stuart, Janie Airey, Vicky Grout, Ben West and much more.
Expect steamed up buses at nighttime or wild swimmers in a lesser known lake... New structures being built, old ones being torn down... New music scenes bubbling up under the surface and whole communities you didn't know existed.
Written by freelance journalist Rachel Segal Hamilton – who has written extensively on photography for The British Journal of Photography, VICE, The Telegraph, The Royal Photographic Society Journal and Professional Photography – the book shows "London as it is today, and as you've never seen it before."
Unseen London by Rachel Segal Hamilton is published by Hoxton Mini Press and costs £26. Find out more at hoxtonminipress.com.
All images courtesy of Hoxton Mini Press. Main image: The Heath, Andy Sewell