Archive for the ‘Lyric’ Category

The most beautiful flower

lundi, août 15th, 2011

The most beautiful flower has always two stems.  (click on picture to enlarge)


 Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/3000, ISO160

The race by the Seine River

samedi, juillet 2nd, 2011

Usually, one gets flower after he won … (click on picture to enlarge)

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

The portrait of Marie

lundi, juin 27th, 2011

I don’t know her name, but I decided that she is Marie. Discovering Montmartre for the first time and posing shyly for a portraitist.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 50mm Summicron at F2.0, 1/1500, ISO160

A cloud of smoke and nostalgy

mercredi, mai 25th, 2011

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)

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

Old memories for tea

jeudi, mai 5th, 2011

« Remember these times where we would have Champagne at tea time ? ».  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 50mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/125, ISO320

The little girl by the 2CV

mardi, mai 3rd, 2011

In the steepy streets of Montmartre, one often feels that time stopped to run back in the 60’s.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F4.0, 1/1000, ISO160

Ode to the Seine River

dimanche, avril 3rd, 2011

… and I am sure the Tower was listening too.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/3000, ISO160

After the rain …

mardi, mars 29th, 2011

… do we just ditch the ones that sheltered us and move on to brighter horizons ?  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F11, 1/125, ISO1600

Sunset of a life

samedi, mars 19th, 2011

Is it when you turn your back to the last rays of the sun ?  (click on picture to enlarge)


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

Contemplation at Vendôme

mardi, mars 15th, 2011

The beauty of Paris is sometimes so stunning that even a group of young ladies can be quiet for a few minutes in contemplation. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/1500, ISO160

Sunset by Alexander

vendredi, mars 11th, 2011

A girl readies to cross the Alexander III bridge at sunset. (click on picture to enlarge)

Leica M9 with  60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO160

Going to live a great love story…

jeudi, mars 3rd, 2011

… as advertised in this movie’s poster. But still looking I guess. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO640

The pigeon Prince.

mardi, février 22nd, 2011

Dreaming to become a princess ? Maybe a kiss to a pigeon will get you a Prince … (click to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO160

Paris is a movie

lundi, janvier 31st, 2011

Sometimes I wondered if it made sense to go to the movies in Paris. Indeed, the best ever movie was always there, at any corner of a street. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 (lens unknown) F4.0, 1/250, ISO400

Impressions by the Louvres

jeudi, janvier 13th, 2011

Sometimes I guess one takes a shot without really knowing why. The light, the situation, the forms, the feelings, … who knows, we just hit the trigger. This was the case that afternoon by the Louvres, so today, you’ll have to build your own history about these two persons by the Louvres.  (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO160, ND filter


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

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

The blue phone

dimanche, décembre 5th, 2010

The red phone avoided several wars, but did the blue phone make dreams come true ? (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/250, ISO200, ND filter

Early morning, Place Concorde

samedi, décembre 4th, 2010

9:00 am on a sunny Saturday morning. A couple reaches the still deserted Place de la Concorde. The sun rays rebound on the pavement and creates a vision of feery. The world belongs to those that wake up early. (click on picture to enlarge)


Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200, ND filter

Vision from the past

mercredi, novembre 24th, 2010

An old man passes by a restaurant window pulling its trolley. A vision of the old Paris in the Montmartre flooded by tourism nowadays.


Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO200