Alexandre III Bridge: Quintessentially Art Nouveau

Alexandre III, built from 1896-1900 is the quintessential Art Nouveau bridge. Here are a few shots taken in perfect “menacing clouds” kind of weather (mind you, we didn’t get much else this year in Western Europe).

Alexander III /Alexandre III and the Eiffel tower
Statue 1 is a classic view, but I like the “Love You” note on its arm…

Alexander III /Alexandre III
This shot was a little more complex than planned since the statue was considerably darker than the background. Lightroom 4 came to the rescue in the developing process.

Alexander III /Alexandre III
Ditto, from a different angle. I find this statue incredibly gracious.

Alexander III /Alexandre III

A gilded lion on the bridge and the Grand Palais in the background.

Alexander III /Alexandre III

A classic view of the bridge and a good means to exercise manual focus and small DOF

Alexander III /Alexandre III

I loooove those clouds.

2 thoughts on “Alexandre III Bridge: Quintessentially Art Nouveau

Add yours

    1. Well… as a matter of fact, this IS an electric guitar. They used to be very fashionable in 1900 🙂 Thanks for stopping by


Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: