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.
I like the droplet. If you look very close you'll see me my reflection in that drop of water. Auteuil, 2012
Exotic flower 1 - Macro photography. Auteuil, 2012 Not so exotic flower - macro photography. Amiens. 2012
A white bed of Spring daisies, almost abstract due to the small DOF Abandoned cart Tulips More tulips Pear tree blossoms Black honey bee Lizard
The Nikon AFS 105mm f/2.8g is a stunning telephoto micro lens. What's more it's a fixed focal lens and therefore forces you to move and frame your subject properly. It captures colours beautifully, so much so that a picture like this one was uploaded as is from Lightroom, without even touching the light balance. I... Continue Reading →
“Knee play” is the opening piece of Einstein on the Beach, Philip Glass’s famous opera (1979). For an extensive explanation of “knee plays” and namely knee play 1 and its random numbers, please check Nicolas Sceaux’s page. This is a close-up of my old Swedish computing machine, a pre-computer model from the 1950s which works,... Continue Reading →
the weather was so bad last Saturday that I decided to take my macro lens around my flat and I found a bowl full of mandarin oranges and grapes.
This is my dreaded time of year. Not because of Yuletide family reunions mind you, but because of the dreadful weather conditions and the lack of flowers. So here's to you who are longing for the Summer too. ISO: 100, exposure: 1/250 sec, aperture: 6.3, with my Nikon 105mm f/2.8 macro lens. Full details page click here.