A cloud of smoke and nostalgy

Among hundreds that picnic or party by the Seine River, a girl stares at the water. The Pont Mirabeau isn’t that far.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/2000, ISO400

9 Responses to “A cloud of smoke and nostalgy”

  1. Sergey dit :

    Fantastic photo Yanidel. Something very romantic here not only the sunset.

  2. Daniel dit :

    Beautiful scene

  3. Valery dit :

    There are moments for a cigarrette. You got it.

    Regards

    Valery

    Barcelona Daily Photo

  4. matt dit :

    Another great stuff. Blur works great on this one. Again, fine body of work Yanick, just my personal opinion, I would love to see more of your photos taken not nessesary wide open, as sometimes I am missing that third and forth background, where still something interesting is happening. I mean only on wider shots, as portraiture is perfectly focus separated (just my humble thought). Hope you won’t feel critisized, as I am always impressed by variety and skill of your body of work. Keep it up (and blog running).
    matt

  5. admin dit :

    Thanks Matt! I promess you that I try very hard to shoot at F8.0 but my finger automatically pulls the aperture ring back to F1.4 ;)
    I agree that stopping down would work better on some shots, and I do use it every once in a while, but I mainly do not post these. The blur is kind of part of the mood of Paris, don’t you think so ?
    Cheers, Yanick

  6. grapf dit :

    vraiment belle, de toute facon…!

  7. Daniel dit :

    This is a great shot, with an amazing atmosphere!