Archive for the ‘Humour’ Category

Wayne’s gone green

Mardi, août 9th, 2011

A cowboy in the subway is like a meal without bread. (that was my lousy quote of the year)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/250, ISO1250

The planet of armless women

Vendredi, août 5th, 2011

In a far away planet, women were created armless and headless. Though men got lucky and were awarded heads and arms, they were also a great bunch of slackers. Doesn’t it remind you of another planet ?  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/250, ISO160

Dummies’ games

Samedi, juillet 23rd, 2011

In Paris huge department stores, dummies know how to have a little fun while they wait for the next collection. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/500, ISO160

Manga dreams

Lundi, juillet 18th, 2011

We all know that washing clothes is rather boring. But never all asleep, your dreams might be sitting next to you.  (click on picture for high res)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/180, ISO160

Don’t mess with the waiter

Lundi, juillet 11th, 2011

… or he’ll stuff a croissant down your throat.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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

The revenge of Triton

Mercredi, juillet 6th, 2011

Watch out if you ever stand peacefully on the Alexander III brigde, someone did not like to be condemned to eternal stillness. (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F5.6, 1/500, ISO160

First dance steps

Mercredi, mai 18th, 2011

… yet the audience does not seem to convinced.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/2000, ISO160

The baker’s break

Lundi, mai 16th, 2011

Burning a cigarette or some bread ? (click on picture to enlarge)

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The towers of Notre Dame

Mercredi, mars 23rd, 2011

I wonder if the towers of Notre Dame were built at the same time. Or was it the next generation that build the second one ? (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.0, 1/500, ISO160

The sacrilege

Mardi, mars 8th, 2011

If you ever take your girl out for a hot dog in Paris, she’ll soon start to look somewhere else … (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/125 , ISO400

Love Britain !?

Mardi, février 15th, 2011

One day I am going to stop these tourists and tell them it is not ok to walk in Paris with a « Love Britain » or « I love NY » T-shirt. Obviously if you wear a beret, you’ll be half perdoned. ;)  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F2.0, 1/90, ISO1250

Market torture

Lundi, janvier 17th, 2011

How could one ever visit a Parisian market and not be able to smell the wonderful aromas ? Some kind of torture for sure.  (click on picture to enlarge)

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

The true Parisian

Mardi, janvier 11th, 2011

With a beret, smile and friendly expression, isn’t that the face of a true Parisian ?  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/750, ISO160

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)

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

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 ….  »

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

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)

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

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)
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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.8, 1/125, ISO400

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)

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

Duel at Disney

Mardi, novembre 23rd, 2010

A man engages a duel with a bear at the Disney Store. Or was it the sudden memory resurgence of an old brown Teddy bear he knew decades ago ? (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/350, ISO200

Cig or kiss ?

Vendredi, novembre 19th, 2010

or both … ;)  (click on picture to enlarge)

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Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/60, ISO1600