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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


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