Transient Statuary on Alexandre III Bridge

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Today’s Friday challenge is “transient”. Last Sunday I had decided to walk along the river bank thanks to a meet-up discovery tour of the bridges of Paris. Fine, not really new to me but as you know, I’m grounded here, so I’d rather make the most of it and grow a stiff upper lip. Nonetheless, as I was walking past Alexandre III for the hundredth time, I noticed something that I had never spotted before. People on the bridge were looking like statues, only transient ones, and as the Sun and the heat were so intense (above 100° Fahrenheit and upper 30s celsius) colour photography was an absolute no no. So at the end of the day, I was pretty happy with the result. And here I got my transient statuary on the Alexandre III bridge, and these weren’t made at the turn of the twentieth century.

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  1. When I first glimpsed your image in my reader I mistook those people for statuary too, Yann. What a marvelous trompe d’oeil! Congratulations on another great interpretation of a challenge. Speaking of challenges: Inutile de visiter mon blog pour voir s’il y a quelque chose de nouveau. I may have finally bitten off a freelance project too big to chew! But with any luck I’ll be done with content revisions in the week ahead and will finally get back to blogging. I hope so … I’ve missed my friends here. Best wishes for a productive week ahead!

    1. Thanks for your kind comment Heide. This is good news. There will always be time for blogging later. Let me know about your freelance project via LinkedIn. Kind regards. Yann.

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