Archive for août 30th, 2010

(Un)Locked love pledges

lundi, août 30th, 2010

A couple kiss on the Pont des Artistes over the Seine River. Maybe will they also add a padlock as symbol of an eternal love pledge. Yet at the same moment on the opposide side of the bridge, a man was busy removing one of the locks in front of a captivated audience. Like an expert thief, he was listening to the lock mechanism in the hope to find the opening combination. A disappointed lover trying to undo a former pledge and start over a new life ?  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M8 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/8000, ISO160

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO160