Deux Amis

We were free men in Paris, unfettered and alive, posing somewhat awkwardly in front of a structure that is anything but awkward – the Nortre Dame de Paris. I handed my camera to a passing tourist. So I guess that this isn’t really my photo is it? When I give my camera to a stranger…

The Bird Man And the Child

I was with a group of students in the Montmartre district in Paris and as we were walking down the steps of the Sacre Couer Basilica, I looked down and saw this man and this apparently mesmerized child. This isn’t the only photo of a child marveling over birds. What is it about birds that…

Leafy Bokeh – Paris

I wasn’t looking for bokeh* when I took this photo. In fact, I didn’t know what it was at the time. But here it is in all its glory. Also, here is green in all its glory. This time the green is basswood tree leaves in a park in Paris. There is snow out my…

Walls of Glass

The most famous Gothic cathedral in Paris is the Notre Dame de Paris. But I think St. Chapelle is the most beautiful, primarily because there is so little stone and so much glass in the walls. When I walked into this structure the first time, I stood for several moments in amazement. This structure was…

Back To Paris

This is the palace at the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, France. In this photo I am showing obedience to the principle of “zones” in a landscape photo: the idea that there is something in the front, something in the middle and something in the back. I guess it makes something that is two dimensional seem…