The nights may be drawing in, but for one aerial photographer it offered the chance to capture a snapshot of London as the seasons change.
Over the last six weeks, Jason Hawkes has been capturing a bird's eye view of London, lit up at night.
And here is the end result, 20 images taken high above the city - from Westfield, to Crossrail to Westminster and beyond.
Chelsea, Albert Bridge, River Thames and Battersea
River Thames at Vauxhall and Westminster showing St George Wharf Tower
Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherds Bush
Night aerial view over Houses of Parliament, Portcullis House, and HM Treasury
Platforms at London Bridge Station at the base of The Shard
Swiss e Tower, The Leadenhall Building, Heron Tower and 20 Fenchurch
The Dome of St Paul's Cathedral
New development at New Ludgate, London
Skaters on the outside rink at Somerset House, The Strand
Rudolf outside Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Crossrail work at Tottenham Court Road station at foot of Centrepoint building
Christmas Lights at Oxford Circus and Regent Street
Charing Cross Rail Station, Embankment Place and Corinthia Hotel, Embankment
Looking down onto Selfridges, Oxford Street
Shoppers at Oxford Circus
Huge construction work for Crossrail at Oxford Street and Dean Street
Apsley House, also known as 'Number One London' and Hyde Park Corner
Park Lane, with Hyde Park in the foreground, the Hilton Hotel and Mayfair
Close up view of Leadenhall building, City of London