Home is an easy subject for me when you own the anti museum in Paris. And it’s today’s challenge. I was born here but then my family went elsewhere and then I moved abroad and it’s only (relatively) recently that I made Paris my home town. To most people, being in the underground ("metro" as... Continue Reading →
When I "developed" that picture with my favourite piece of software (Adobe Lightroom 4), I hesitated a lot as to which kind of rendition I'd choose. At first, I really liked the original picture below. Rendition 1 (above) is therefore untouched. Except for straightening vertical lines very distorted by my wide angle lens. (Rendition 2:... Continue Reading →
The abbesses metro station is undoubtedly and reputedly one of the most beautiful Art Nouveau buildings of the Paris underground train system. Its glass canopy is only one of two of those still available today. Yet, the station isn't the original one; its entrance was taken from another location and rebuilt here in the 1970s.