Archive for novembre 19th, 2009

A new French Can Can at the Lido

Jeudi, novembre 19th, 2009

In order to protect the main places of the Champs-Elysées against potential riots during the World Cup celebrations last night, several hundred officers were placed at key entrances. It was indeed also the case in front of famous Lido Carbaret. Maybe under the influence of the glamorous place, the leftmost policeman seems to be starting a little dance step. Obviously, it did not end in a French Can Can but I can’t help imagine the scene. (click to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/20, ISO1250