The bird perch (perchoir in French) is the name of an outdoor café on top of a building in Menilmontant. October 2014.
The River Marne is very scenic. It used to be home to the “guinguettes”, 19th-early 20th century riverside cafés where people could drink the “guinguet” a cheap local wine, which no longer exists. Its quality may not have stood today’s tests I believe.
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 →
I know I've done it already but there is no harm in sending you once more all my best wishes for the year to come with this night shot taken from the Cité Universitaire, a beautiful 1921-1935 Students' housing programme designed by the French government with the help from benefactors from the States (Rockefeller) and... Continue Reading →
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