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The Tuileries

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 31 August 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

A view from the Tuileries gardens on a wet and miserable day looking back towards La Place de la Concorde marked by it's ancient egyptian obelisk.

Despite the bad weather I was feeling particularly happy that afternoon having just come out of a fantastic exhibition of Richard Avedon's photos at the nearby Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume - what a fantastic and moving photographer he was.

NIKON D40 1/320 second F/8.0 ISO 200 33 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Lorraine from United States

The reflection in the water is an artist's dream, I adore this ;)

31 Aug 2008 9:08am

missparis from PARIS, France

very beautiful reflect

31 Aug 2008 9:27am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Bad weather and reflections... I'm a fan of both!:-) Wonderful tone and composition. Look forward to seeing more.

31 Aug 2008 11:35am

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

A wonderful exploration of tone and texture.

31 Aug 2008 12:01pm

Maxine from Rangiora, New Zealand

This is very successful. The ripples of wet paving lead the eye and then you notice the people and backdrop. It really suit B&W also. I think you had been inspired by the exhibition.

31 Aug 2008 9:12pm

IanSmith from London, United Kingdom

Keep an eye on those horizons Ian... :o)

It seems your French vacation was quite a washout, from what we've seen so far. I think this image is another that can only be appreciated larger.

31 Aug 2008 9:28pm

Tilala from Bordeaux, France

Your photos are so beautiful !

1 Sep 2008 3:36pm

Loretta from San Mateo, United States

I adore your photos especially the Black and Whites

3 Sep 2008 12:42am

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

love the expansive foreground here!

9 Sep 2008 12:25am

Still from VALENCE, France

I appreciate a lot your images. especially your B&W!

14 Oct 2008 9:39pm

1/320 second
ISO 200
33 mm (35mm equiv.)