Women have a clear advantage when heat waves hit the city like this week. Tomorrow is planned to be worse, will we see men with umbrellas ? (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.2, 1/4000, ISO200, ND filter
In Versailles, these tourists show a « Goyesque » discomfort among statues and paintings decorating the rooms of the King’s palace. Did they fear that the revolutionary citizens would come back centuries later to have their heads cut ? (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/125, ISO200
I was interviewed by Steve Huff for the Leica Blog last week. If you are interested in the article, please click here : Leica blog
Also do not hesitate to discover Steve’s website as it is a vast and enthusiastic source of information mainly related to rangefinder photography.
Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO160
Meanwhile women magazine overwhelm their readers about what activities to do during the World Cup, it seems that actually quite a few of them enjoy following the biggest show on earth. For the next three weeks, the Champs-Elysées will be invaded daily by fans flowing to celebrate their countries’ victories. Today was the turn of Portugal who actually only managed to tie Ivory Coast. I guess that in Portugal, any result is a good reason to go out in the streets and party. (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO160
A few friends climb the statue of in Park Monceau. Sacrilege ? Maybe not as the following words are written on its base :
« Rien ne nous rend si grands qu’une grande douleur » meaning « Nothing makes us greater than a great suffering ». Looks like it was granted to him !
Leica M9 with 75mm Summicron at F8, 1/3000, ISO160