Depth of field and bokeh are my favourite subjects. When I saw David’s challenge yesterday I went back to my archive, and found this Nov 2012 album, all shot with a 50mm f:1.4 lens all around my place in Paris, mostly around the Luxembourg gardens. First, a very sharp shot of the Explorers’ fountain in... Continue Reading →
This is, undoutedly, a snow-lion. Hence the following song (Babilonia and Feist) A snow-covered statue is surveying the frozen pond where, on normal occasions, kids are sailing toy-boats.
Those two chairs are looking like they have been ornamented with two cushions of snow. Such a shame someone couldn't help mess up the one on the right. The ulta crisp 24-85 mm Nikon zoom lens and a speed of 1/100 (Full Exif details here) made it possible to capture the falling snow-flakes.
It's rare that Paris is covered in snow. Yet, this year we did get our fair share of the white stuff. Here's a view of the Luxembourg Gardens last Sunday.
It's a bit like a leitmotif, I like this fountain and its horses and the rest of its menagerie. This time, and aged snapshot taken at high speed (1/640 sec to be precise) which (virtually) froze the water. Full details page click here.
One of the main features of the Luxembourg gardens in Paris are its chairs … one look at any of these and you know where you are. That’s what I call the power of branding! Full details page click here.
A leaf stuck in the fence of a tennis court in November; not my doing I promise. Full details page click here. From 12-11nov-luxembourg-11112012