Archive for octobre 28th, 2009

Daily Laundry

Mercredi, octobre 28th, 2009

When one visits the magnificient City of Lights, he would be hard pressed to believe that shantytowns can be found only a few miles away. Thousands of Gipsies live close to the shores of the Seine branches, and do their laundry by drawing water out of the River. It is always puzzling to witness such scenes in France in 2009. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M8 with 75mm Summicron at F2, 1/500, ISO160