Mont St Michel at Dusk (HDR)

Two different versions of the same view of St Michael’s mount with Sheep at Dusk. One of the pictures is focused on the skies and one on the sheep and the grass. I ended up keeping both as I couldn’t choose between the two. HDR was purely and simply the only way for me to... Continue Reading →

The fortified farm of Méré

A wee HDR shot for a perfect late morning October light. The entrance is grand and fort-like. Yet, this is a fortified farm, not a castle. Classic midday backlighting shot of the "keep". The farm is located near Mantes La Jolie and La Roche Guyon, an hour west of Paris. October 2013

Room With A View (HDR)

The room (little red brick builking) is nearly all that's left of the Chateau neuf, a 16-17th century Royal residence which was dismantled after the revolution. This room is supposed to be the one where Louis XIV was born in 1638. In its place you now have a restaurant; the view over the river from... Continue Reading →

Sunflower Field (HDR)

I love sunflowers, and as we passed that field near Mirepoix in the South West of France, I couldn't resist the urge to take a few pictures, some of which will soon be used on my main blog (Visionary Marketing). This is an HDR shot made of 3 separate shots with different exposures.

Poppy Field in the Somme (1) – HDR

Poppy Field in the Somme (Picardy). We saw this field from afar and decided to make a detour and take pictures. In those fields, boys from Britain and France died while doing their duty in the battle of Albert (July 1916). And now one minute of silence in their memory.

Triumphant … Again (HDR)

A great classic, I hadn't taken pictures of the Arch of Triumph (Arc de Triomphe) since at least 1987 or 8. This is an HDR shot made of 3 bracketed shots taken in a fraction of a second; dodging the passing cars was a bit of a challenge. The lens is my fixed manual Nikkor... Continue Reading →

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