Archive for juillet 24th, 2010

When East meets West

samedi, juillet 24th, 2010

This year again, the wealthy families from the Middle East have elected the Champs-Elysées as their main vacation destination. Day long shopping, coffes on the terraces, luxury cars, but also a lot of social activity going on. Indeed young women and men take the opportunity to meet each other on the Avenue, which is often quite a difficult or prohibited event in their home country. I guess that these summer Holidays in Paris will lead to an increase of happy weddings in the Middle East. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.8, 1/500, ISO200