Seen from the Abbey of Saint Savin (Vienne). An oculus providing a 360° view of the Abbey garden. I tried black and white and then I decided to colorise the garden and keep the green colour (above). This is my preferred shot but I have left the black and white one for comparison’s sake. Which... Continue Reading →
I like that picture. It’s a wee bit ironic as it aims at glorifying analog photography - you have to admit all those cameras are really beautifully crafted - and it was taken with a modern day DLSR camera. Yes, ironic. But even more ironic is the lens I used: a 1962 vintage 35mm f/2:8... Continue Reading →
Continuation of my experimentation with fisheyed views with no fisheye lens. Here’s one of the Local Council at Champigny. A handsome modern concrete building by the way.
It’s funny how the French like to torture trees for the sake of geometry. Poor things. Versailles. February 2014.
Taken while visiting a wind farm in the north east of France. This is the reflection of a wind turbine on the roof of my car.
Probably one of my favourites in the Butte aux cailles series. No tampering, fixed 50 mm lens. Paris June 2013
Yesterday we went to Bièvres, a small "country" village south of Paris. It is famous for being the hometown of Nicephore Niepce, who invented Photography in 1824. Thank you, Nicephore! (Boy! I like that first name, I wish I'd named my son after him). In Bièvres, you will find his museum and the world's oldest... Continue Reading →