By Amie Gordon For Mailonline
Published: 13:35 GMT, 8 November 2019 | Updated: 15:58 GMT, 8 November 2019
A stunning series of images have captured London's dramatic skyline as it undergoes radical changes over the years.
From vertiginous vantage points, James Burns has photographed the capital's ever-changing landscape over a ten-year period.
His pictures, taken during misty dawns and electric midnight storms, capture world-famous heritage sites sitting in the shadow of skyscapers including The Shard and The Gherkin, with cranes in-situ ready to get started on the next high-rise.
Mr Burns is now showcasing his work as the decade draws to a close. He said: 'I thought what better time to take a look back at what has been a phenomenal ten years for the skyline of our great city. Before the 2010's began, not a great deal had changed since the turn of the millennium.
'We all fell in love with The Gherkin but it seemed that when I was starting out, London was demolishing more high-rise buildings than it was actually building them, as 1960's council housing tower blocks were being torn down in significant numbers.
'When the Olympics were announced in 2005, the wheels of motion for dramatic change began to