Tour Denecourt in Fontainebleau. June 2018. For more information about it check Denecourt and his footpath (in French) and a stub in the local Wikipedia about the tower. The latter states the tower was destroyed in 1878 in an earthquake. Well... not sure about Fontainebleau being on the San Andreas fault yet. But other sites concur... Continue Reading →
Typical me to write Siena with two Ns. Here's with one N and a special dedication to my friend Nicoletta (double T). Huge thunderstorms over town on that day in May. Il Duomo.
By chance, when using my 24-70 zoom I have discovered a special effect that owes nothing to Lightroom. I used the trick a couple of times in the forest near Chaville. That was in Autumn. An then again in Fontainebleau at the height of Spring on a very hot day. The light is a lot more interesting... Continue Reading →
Today I finally managed to make time for posting my last and final picture for the Friday Photo Challenge. I must admit that I was pretty much dispirited when I spotted the news — somewhat belatedly — that the challenge was now over and that there would be no more postings. It's a bit sad... Continue Reading →
I missed the Friday Challenge boat this weekend. Let's try and make up for it tonight. Jen's theme was "Twisted". As we have just come back from Tuscany, I chose pictures from that area. First and foremost, the San Luchese hotel in Poggibonsi above and its delightful curvy gardens made of box plants. Box blight... Continue Reading →