Archive for décembre, 2010

By the butcher shop …

jeudi, décembre 30th, 2010

… one’s most basic blood instincts surge back.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F8, 1/500, ISO200


mardi, décembre 28th, 2010

After the beret purchase, comes the the Merry-go-round trip. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/250, ISO800

Waiting for James Bond …

lundi, décembre 27th, 2010

When in misison in Paris, does he ever stop by the shop for the newest Omega ?  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/750, ISO200

Game of reflections

dimanche, décembre 26th, 2010

Three smiles and a mystery.  (click on picture to enlarge)


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

Frozen sight

samedi, décembre 25th, 2010

Going through freezing days, that’s the price to pay for an everlasting view on the Tower.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200

Merry Christmas !

vendredi, décembre 24th, 2010

Wherever you are …. Japan, US, France, Malaysia, …. or Russia, I wish you all a Merry Christmas ! (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F2, 1/1500, ISO200

Sweet words by the Tower

jeudi, décembre 23rd, 2010

Great view, hope the boy’s words were up to it. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/2000, ISO200

Discover my new website : 80 weeks around the world.

mardi, décembre 21st, 2010

I am proud to announce you the launch of A website that will document my 80 weeks trip around the world. More interactivity, more contents and larger pictures with a new zoom feature. Hope you will enjoy it, it is still work in progress but it should be running full speed a few weeks from now.

As for this blog, I will still update it and for as long as I find worthy contents in my archive.

The movie by Sebastopol

mardi, décembre 21st, 2010

How many good movie plots could start with that scene ?  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F2.0, 1/500, ISO200 (cropped)

The self gift

lundi, décembre 20th, 2010

« Honey, it is almost Christmas, right ? Remember that ring I told you about … well, I just happen to be in front of the  store ….  »


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2, 1/1000, ISO200

60 feet under

dimanche, décembre 19th, 2010

60 feet under the ground of Paris, there is still room for the wildest reveries. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/125, ISO1600

Rain wants glamour too

samedi, décembre 18th, 2010

The rain that falls on Paris would probably get offended by such a uniformity of clothing. Tourists might be forgiven though. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/750, ISO200

New website delayed (a little bit …)

samedi, décembre 18th, 2010

Argentina here I am. A small town in middle of soy fields. Lots of great people and stories coming up.

Yet, internet connectivity is not what I expected so it will take me a few more days before I launch the new website.  Hopefully early next week !

Shopping is stress

samedi, décembre 18th, 2010

Even when the weight of age should bring maturity to the fervent amateur, shopping always remains a stressful sport. (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.8, 1/125, ISO400

One ride, thousands thoughts.

vendredi, décembre 17th, 2010

As we ride to work or school, the same places unfold in front of our eyes day after day. Thoughts are never the same though, unless maybe when the majesty of the Eiffel Tower appears over the roofs of the city. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm CV Nokton at F1.4, 1/500, ISO800

The hidden Symphony

jeudi, décembre 16th, 2010

Scrutinizing eyes are a must in Paris, there is always a special detail to be caught close by or a little further. Probably to ease the eyes of the passer-bys, a band elected to practice on the piers of the Seine River. (click on pictures to enlarge)



 Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F4.0, 1/350, ISO200

Thousand buses

mercredi, décembre 15th, 2010

Waiting for the same bus in a cold winter night. Yet not a word. Separate worlds, the ransom of large cities.


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/125, ISO1600

Two impressionists by Notre Dame

mardi, décembre 14th, 2010

Bokeh is often an impressionist best friend. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/750, ISO200, ND filter

Big contract in Paris

lundi, décembre 13th, 2010

A trip to Paris for a big contract. Dealing with the gigantic city is probably harder than convincing potential customers. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60m Hexanon at F1.4, 1/500, ISO200

Suzy and the Baker Boys

dimanche, décembre 12th, 2010

I can’t help image her suddenly starting to sing a great blues while molding fresh bread.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/500, ISO200