Dramatic skies over Operation Overlord's Sword Beach. From another angle. More patriotic colours.
National colours I should say, very patriotic. The yellow bridge before the lighthouse Photogenic rust. Ouistreham, May 2019
Arcueil and Bagneux are two suburbs in the South of Paris. A bit of an urban jungle if you ask me. Yet, as if feeding from the concrete, beautiful tulips are growing and reminding us that Spring is here. At long last. There are quite a few allotments and gardens left in that area. Map... Continue Reading →
Alfama - December 2018 Beyond Pombal square. Igreja de São Domingos was damaged during the 1531 earthquake and destroyed in the 1755 earthquake (the one described in Voltaire's Candide). Rebuilt twice and destroyed once more in 1959 by a fire. The church was rebuilt but the damaged parts of the church were left giving the... Continue Reading →
Today, Liberation's front page headline read "Notre Drame de Paris" (Our Lady/Drama of Paris). 7 years ago, I was circling around the Cathedral with my tripod in order to practice long exposure photography. Here are the results. No comment. I have some shot from last night, taken from the Solferino footbridge but I think we've... Continue Reading →
You seem to have liked St Joseph, so here are a few more pictures. Outside staircase. I wish I'd been able to climb to the top, the view must be fantastic. I chose the backlighting option to make it look more dramatic. Different angle this time Now this is my favourite picture of St... Continue Reading →
St Joseph is one of Auguste Perret's masterpieces. Some find it ugly, because it's all made of concrete. Despite the fact that his work was determining in order to rate the city a Unesco World heritage site. It's all a matter of perspective. So I went right underneath the spire of St Joseph to provide... Continue Reading →