Being a pedestrian here in Europe isn’t anything worth writing a long story about. It’s quite normal in fact, we are keen on using our legs and walking here. Mainly in a big City. Before I became gluten intolerant, I used to roam the streets in search of fresh bread (not a long quest in... Continue Reading →
Paris, June 2017. The bouquinistes are street booksellers along the Seine. There were declared a Unesco World Heritage. The term appeared in the French dictionary in 1789 but the norms about the sizes of the boxes and the rules of conduct are fare more recent. In the past, the locals used to shop for used... Continue Reading →
Pont Neuf. Paris. July 2017. We digitalised this photo and vectorised it through AI a few days ago, and it looked quite good. Maybe you want to try this?!
Pont Neuf, July 2017. Pont Neuf is a misleading name as it is the oldest bridge in Paris. Nonetheless, it was entirely rebuilt a few years back.
Today’s challenge is “bridge”. A nice one indeed. There are 37 bridges in Paris. Bridges always make for nice pictures but they tend to be very difficult to capture.
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 →
Heritage "Features belonging to the culture of a particular society, such as traditions, languages, or buildings, that were created in the past and still have historical importance” Cambridge Dictionary Traditions and languages are rather hard to picture, but buildings are easier and I indulge a lot in that activity I must admit. We’re a bit... Continue Reading →