Today, Liberation's front page headline read "Notre Drame de Paris" (Our Lady/Drama of Paris). 7 years ago, I was circling around the Cathedral with my tripod in order to practice long exposure photography. Here are the results. No comment. I have some shot from last night, taken from the Solferino footbridge but I think we've... Continue Reading →
You seem to have liked St Joseph, so here are a few more pictures. Outside staircase. I wish I'd been able to climb to the top, the view must be fantastic. I chose the backlighting option to make it look more dramatic. Different angle this time Now this is my favourite picture of St... Continue Reading →
St Joseph is one of Auguste Perret's masterpieces. Some find it ugly, because it's all made of concrete. Despite the fact that his work was determining in order to rate the city a Unesco World heritage site. It's all a matter of perspective. So I went right underneath the spire of St Joseph to provide... Continue Reading →
Right in the heart of Paris there is a small medieval tower named after its owner Jean Sans Peur (1371-1419). He was nicknamed so because he didn't hesitate to kill his arch enemy Louis d'Orleans in order to become Regent of the Kingdom of France. The tower was left unattended for years on end and... Continue Reading →
We were lucky in Lisbon last Winter. We had immaculate blue skies and almost Spring-like temperatures. One day however we had mist and it was spectacular. On the Waterfront. Cranes and sailboats Impressive cranes by the way. Not the Corcovado but the Cristo Rei statue.
On that same night when I shot the fridge bridge during the blue hour, only a few minutes before, I noticed that the shadows made by trees under the street lighting were weird and interesting. As a matter of fact they turned out blue too. Very eerie. Spooky even. And there was this cap-wearing gentleman... Continue Reading →
Paris by night is rather exciting, mostly when the yellow vests have gone home to rest for a while. Blois by night isn't bad either. A little quieter for sure, but with patience, one can capture speeding cars at night. I didn't have a tripod with me on that night so I used whatever I... Continue Reading →