Siena - May 2018
By chance, when using my 24-70 zoom I have discovered a special effect that owes nothing to Lightroom. I used the trick a couple of times in the forest near Chaville. That was in Autumn. An then again in Fontainebleau at the height of Spring on a very hot day. The light is a lot more interesting... Continue Reading →
Today I finally managed to make time for posting my last and final picture for the Friday Photo Challenge. I must admit that I was pretty much dispirited when I spotted the news — somewhat belatedly — that the challenge was now over and that there would be no more postings. It's a bit sad... Continue Reading →
I missed the Friday Challenge boat this weekend. Let's try and make up for it tonight. Jen's theme was "Twisted". As we have just come back from Tuscany, I chose pictures from that area. First and foremost, the San Luchese hotel in Poggibonsi above and its delightful curvy gardens made of box plants. Box blight... Continue Reading →
And quite a few drops to drink, to turn Coleridge into a liar. Here's for Friday's challenge entitled "liquid" On a very hot Spring day, when it was 29° Celsius in Vincennes, in April 2018. a tonic on ice was welcome on our bike ride in the forest. This time I didn't throw away the... Continue Reading →
A little while ago I was testing one of my no-so-good-lenses and at the end of the day, I liked the result quite a lot so I decided to keep the picture.
'Is a man tired of life' as the saying goes. I never grew tired of London but you don't choose where you were born do you? But you do choose where you live. This is the place in the world I have always wanted to live in and I was very lucky to live there... Continue Reading →
I'd promised my friend Heide that I would publish something about Notre Dame du Travail, that 1900 church with a metal structure (some of the workers who went to pray here had worked on the Eiffel Tower) in the 14th district of Paris. I went through all my files of the past 6 years in... Continue Reading →