Tuileries: Encore une surprise

Tuileries: Encore une surprise

Sculpture Moderne ! Mid 80s I think. Analogue.
Came across this again in January 2009.

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Moon Over Skye

Moon Over Skye

Needs to be a fair size and is a good test for my digital printing skills

On the Road to Fort William

On the Road to Fort Williams

On a (small ) motorcycle ramble to Skye, pulled off the road. Unless commissioned, I capture landscapes as I come upon them.

Métro St-Michel, Paris, meet me there

Métro St-Michel, Paris, meet me there

Tuileries, Souriez , Smile

Tuileries, Souriez , Smile

Temporary exhibit captured in a formal style .Really enjoyed stumbling upon this work. thank you bird for posing so nicely on the classic statue’s head

Les Tuileries, a temporary art exhibition

Les Tuileries, a temporary art exhibition

What’s this ?

Brussels, I love a busy street corner

Brussels,  I love a busy street corner

 

It was a hot day, people in their separate worlds, hustle and bustle , and the feeling is good.

Strange Sky over the Halles

Strange Sky over the Halles

Difficulty as always is to stand back from one of my photographs and to be sure that it holds together.

This a postcard of sorts, but a street photography postcard; actually, not sure it works as a postcard either because in my view it exists better in a bigger size.

I don’t particularly like the Halles but I do land there now and again…

I often see photography of streets where the people captured are there but not, I suspect, as the author of the photograph would have liked them to be; a bit like those silhouettes or sketchy figures that architects add to some of their drawings to give a sense of scale but who have no personality and do not to actually reveal their feelings or purpose.

Why this photograph does matter to me is the combination of the feeling of space, the eerie sky ,the silhouettes of people and the young person sitting on the hand of the statue looking at it all-as I was looking at it all. So maybe in the end, it isn’t so much about a corner of Paris  but a self portrait of sorts?

Waiting Les Halles Paris

Waiting Les Halles Paris

Sun , the branch and the concrete.

Sun , the branch and the concrete.

Tokyo 1990 Tri-X Pan  Tokyo Japan 1990

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