de Miller's statue can no longer be seen at the moment due to ongoing works in les Halles, 2012.
A very elegant yet improbable position. Try mimicking that! Even with yoga training... Close up view. The bronze is beautifully crafted Seen from above, the lady and the mirror... Hurray! My old new D600 has just arrived in order to replace my stolen camera. While loads of funny comments about oil and dust spot issues... Continue Reading →
The statue is named "Armed Peace", it represents an Angel holding a knight's sword. It is made of bronze and weighs 28 tonnes! The Sculptor's name is Jules Coutan. Bonus: if you zoom in on the little dark stain at the right of the pedestal of that statue, you will realise it's not a stain... Continue Reading →
I wanted to take a few pictures of the stunning fountains on the Place de La Concorde a few weeks ago, but when I got there I realised there was no water. The statues were covered in scale and this was creating a very special effect which looked particularly good in black & white
The red ankle-band I only noticed once I got home and developed the digital negative in Lightroom. Blame my sun-darkening glasses for this, not a great idea if you want to shoot good photos in broad daylight...
Statues don't move... they are a bit like frozen movement. This sculpture - taken at the Belmondo museum in Boulogne near Paris - is particularly beautiful and peaceful.
I had been thinking about it for a while ... my previous template for the antimuseum was a bit narrow; I had to cram my pictures into teeny weeny 450 pixel-wide windows and that wasn't really nice. So here's an example of the new format with a picture of Calder's statue in La Défense on a... Continue Reading →