The classic view of the medieval bridge. 14th century fortified bridge. August 2013 Reflections in the deep blue Lot river.
The Debilly footbridge was built for the 1900 World's Fair. Like the Eiffel Tower, the footbridge wasn't meant to stay ... but it did eventually and all tourists, and locals, love it. I captured the reflection of the bridge in the glass roof of the boat while passing underneath. This is a reflex shot because... Continue Reading →
Alexandre III, built from 1896-1900 is the quintessential Art Nouveau bridge. Here are a few shots taken in perfect "menacing clouds" kind of weather (mind you, we didn't get much else this year in Western Europe). Statue 1 is a classic view, but I like the "Love You" note on its arm... This shot was... Continue Reading →
Frogs in France aren't, obviously, coming as a surprise. Yet, this well concealed beautifully sculpted amphibian was lost for many of my photographer friends and only to be found at the foot of one of the statues at the entrance of the Alexandre III bridge.
I was moving away from the Alexandre III bridge and as I left, I spotted that gentleman, in his overcoat, watching people around him and the view over the invalides. And then I saw his feet...
If you are familiar with the Last Tango in Paris, the Brando film, then you shall recognise this place. Birhakeim bridge, Paris. 2013