Archive for février, 2010

The street organist

Lundi, février 8th, 2010

A street organist plays on a bridge over the Seine River.I guess he portrays Paris’ heritage much better than the Montparnasse Tower in the distance.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.2, 1/2800, ISO160

Tai Chi for Marie

Dimanche, février 7th, 2010

In the Luxembourg Garden, you might encounter people enjoying a Tai Chi session in front of the palace built by Marie de Medicis in 1625. She probably would have enjoyed the view of these « slow motion » dancers as she was herself a great parton of the arts.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.2, 1/2000, ISO160

Do red berets look more red in red light ?

Samedi, février 6th, 2010

The answer is no but I could not let this beautiful red beret fall into anonymity.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.8, 1/125, ISO1000

The King of Frip

Vendredi, février 5th, 2010

The King of frippery ? Probably more a meticulous mix of styles covering the last three decades. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.8, 1/250, ISO160

The ghost barge

Jeudi, février 4th, 2010

On a Seine River arm, a ghost barge is docked waiting endlessly for a captain to take its command. One could almost think that zombis will appear from the decks. Well, look closely, a presence is making sure nobody will board the ship looking for adventure.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.2, 1/2800, ISO80

Le Tourne bouchon Bar

Mercredi, février 3rd, 2010

A street scene in front of a bar. If you pay closer attention, you might recognize a famous French movie star that got scared at the view of my camera. Why ? I ain’t no paparazzi, can’t celebrities also be part of a normalParis life scene?  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F5.6, 1/90, ISO1600

Listen to your heart, be stupid

Mardi, février 2nd, 2010

Not everybody seemed convinced that day on the latest marketing campaign of a well known Jeans company.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/500, ISO160

Hair styles through the ages

Lundi, février 1st, 2010

Antique or modern hair style … a never ending cycle.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.2, 1/4000, ISO160