Bandol and Sanary are towns in the south of France about 50 miles east of Marseilles on the coast of Provence. Here are a few pictures that a friend took while vacationing in this area two weeks ago. Bandol and Sanary are the two towns where German refugee intellectuals lived while waiting to be taken [...]
This one comes from Brad M. who wrote: I was recently in Paris at the Louvre. You might like this photo I took at the Mona Lisa. All the best. Thanks Brad! It’s a great addition to the photographing in Paris collection. See Brad’s wonderful photostream on flickr!
Taken at Sacre Coeur in Paris, back in 1999 with an early model Fujifilm DX camera that took only 640 x 480 px as its highest resolution. I remember I bought it at Ubid for a good price. At that time, it took good pictures especially if you resize them into a smaller size. But [...]
From uncommon photographer Francis B. in Paris: “This is a picture of some tourists playing with the warm lights of the Christmas tree, in front the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the 31 of December 2006…. I wish you a very beautiful year, full of uncommon photographs !!” Same to you Francis, same to you.
This one came from Francis B. of Paris Emoi fame who wrote: During a cool day in October, I met an amazing American tourist, taking pictures of Paris with this camera, a large format camera ideal for architecture, landscapes and portraits. In France, we call this camera a ‘chambre’ (a room). He was patiently waiting [...]
From Francis B in Paris: In each place in the world, the breasts of statues attract hands of tourists for a funny picture. But in Paris, more than anywhere else because there are lot and lot of sculptures in the streets !
This is from Francis B. in Paris who says: I think you may like this picture of a roller boy exhibition at night , near Notre-Dame Cathedral. Of course, there is no digital effects at all. Just a pure and poetic technical accident….
This one comes from Francis B. of Paris Emoi-fame who writes: I don’t know what is the delicious meal in the plate of this japanese tourist but it was urgent to immortalize it….!! Taken in a lovely little restaurant, near Notre-dame cathedral…. I want you going to Paris now !! The best season for the [...]
Paris in summer has a little taste of paradise to me…. And a tourists’ eden, of course….!! The last days were very very hot, so all means are good to find some refreshment, under the glance of the most photographied building in the world…. Best regards from Paris, Francis, weather man… —————————————————— Francis of course [...]
The fabulous Francis B. of Paris Emoi-fame sent this art exhibition shoot that happened last Monday at an old beautiful fountain, in front the Saint-Sulpice church in Paris. Here’s one more: Just beautiful, just beautiful …
What’s shooting the man in this strange position? Just one of the most visited monuments of the World, The Arc de Triomphe, at the top of the Champs-Elysees Avenue….and its giant French flag. From the keen eye of Francis B., UP correspondent in Paris who will soon have his own UP Paris version. Watch out [...]
This one is from our war correspondent in Paris, Francis B, who wrote: “I’m sure you know the flash mob phenomena … Here is one (that happened) last Saturday, near the Eiffel tower … called the Pillow fight…” Excellent, as usual, Francis B. The photographers seem to be having lots of fun. I hope you [...]
Francis B. from Paris sent this one with a note: A stolen shot from the Fashion street of Paris, The Montaigne Avenue. Most of the greatest world names of fashion have a store in this little avenue, near the Champs-elysees. And makes Paris so romantic too. As usual, a fabulous submission, Francis B. Thanks!
Francis B. of Paris-emoi fame sent me this photograph of Asian tourists taking photographs in Montemartre. He writes: The first rays of April’s sun began to appear and some families took pictures of themselves in one of the most famous places in the world – la Place du Tertre, in the butte of Montmartre. This [...]
This is from Francis B. who writes from Paris: Today, a little sunny walk in the one the most ancient et beautiful districts of Paris, called ‘le Marais’ (the swamp, if you want). A pro photographer takes pictures in a very typical old french bar…. From your best reporter in Paris! And what a beautiful [...]
This is from Francis B. in Paris who writes: Just a little picture from the huge students strikes in France. As you can see, in my country, we haven’t much time to be bored……. Is it the same in Chicago?
From Francis B., my most fabulous correspondent in Paris: “The Eiffel Tower shot from the highest spot of Paris, called the Gardens of Belleville.” As always, thanks from the bottom of my heart, Francis B. and keep them coming!
Francis B. of Paris Emoi sent me this photograph along with this note: “In the most beautiful palaces courtyard of Paris, The Palais-Royal, a contemporary sculptor put thousands of striped columns, known in the whole world as the Colums of Buren. Thanks you again and again for publishing me….” Well, Francis B, I am the [...]
From Francis B. of Paris-emoi fame : Picture taken in a Parisian art gallery, in a village called the Swiss Village and totally dedicated to art stores… Look carefully at the front sculpture….
… which precludes me from taking pictures … but not to worry … Francis B. sent me some fabulous pictures of photographers from Paris to tide me over. This one he took again, in front the city hall at the artificial and free skating rink at the same place, offered by the city: Want to [...]
Francis B. took this on Christmas eve at one of the oldest merry-go-round in Paris (in front of the city hall). I’ve been to the city hall for a mayor’s reception during a joint European/North American basic urology research convention held in Paris some years back. Magnificent place, a palace for the people … and [...]
This is from Francis B., one of my corrrespondents in Paris, who writes: from the very famous shop windows of the biggest stores of Paris (le Printemps et les Galeries Lafayette) … and sends his Merry Christmas greetings. Merry Christmas to you to, Francis! And Happy Holidays to all as well!
David M. (aka DavisMcDavis) upon seeing the pictures of photographers here was compelled to send this onslaught of photographers taking pictures of the Mona Lisa (La Joconde) that he took this past spring. This tops them all, David … the bevy of photographers so many layers thick is intimidating, I am just wondering how the [...]
Contributor Francis B., (Paris-emoi fame ) sent this from Paris with a note, “the suburbs of Paris are still burning, but unfortunately not by this poetic and soft way…” Hope everything’s well for you, Francis B.!