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Only One

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Pastel lighthouse

"Le Phare du Bout du Monde." The "Lighthouse at the End of the World", is a lighthouse in front of the tip of the Minimes (beach) to La Rochelle (France). This is the identical replica of the lighthouse at the end of the world Patagonian erected in 1884 on Staten Island located to the east of the Mitre Peninsula in Tierra del Fuego. This long exposure was made in the late afternoon. The colors are natural, only the warmth was increased. I used two filters, a polarizing (PL) and ND400. Details lighthouse, appear more on black background. Thank you in advance for your comments, advice and interest. (First photo of a series)

Liberté, liberté chérie.

It is a phrase taken from the sixth couplet from La Marseillaise, the French national anthem ... Where are we of our freedoms? These gold letters appear today on a threatening sky ... like this photo. Town Hall of Poitiers. Thank you in advance for your comments, advice and interest.

Virtual City

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Fleur de ville

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Corsica Blue

In Scandola nature reserve, departing from La Galeria, we left on boat early morning ... The colors are completely natural, no filter here. Only the contrast has been adjusted to distinguish the different parts (sky, mountains). Thank you in advance for your interest, your comments and advice.

Leaving, anyway ...

From Toulon (France) and in the direction of the island of Corsica in the Mediterranean. No Filter (PL) and post-treatment have been used. Slight contrast correction, the colors are natural (no change saturation or other). Thank you in advance for your interest, your advice and comments!

Jurassic Corsica

After returning from a hike in the reserve Scandola, Corsica, we stopped along the road at the end of the day ... I did not have polarizing filter at the time, I regret it because I think I'll have better control the light ... this is a beautiful place ... Thank you in advance for your advice, comments and interest!

Moulière Forest

(Circular PL Filter) Thank you in advance for your comments and advice. Happy New Year !

On the way to Fango

U Fangu hè un fiume di Corsica. Fango is a river in the Haute-Corse, that we can easily reach the city of Calvi. In summer, you can bathe and cool off. Later in the mountain, these houses overlook the shores... Thank you in advance for your comments, advice and interest !

La Rochelle Twilight

A photograph of the old port of La Rochelle. This photo was taken at the end of day, at twilight. Long exposure allowed me to capture this quasi-nocturne mood. Thank you in advance for your advice and your remarks.

Gabut

The neighborhood Gabut makes the link between La Rochelle of yesterday and of tomorrow. This is an area with wooden house which contrasts completely with the old stone town. I was driving with my father when I suddenly saw this amazing sky above colorful houses. I told him to stop the car, just the time to take this shot! Only the contrast of the whole was slightly strengthened. Thank you in advance for your interest, your advice and comments.

The Garden of Twilight ...

The light of a late afternoon in winter ... during a walk on the shores of the river Le Clain in Poitiers ... there are very old houses and very old gardens, frozen in time as in the season ... (Better view on black background...) Thank you in advance for your advice and comments. (circular polarizing filter used)

Brittany

Brittany offers such beautiful lights. Green tints mingle with the sweetness oceanic ... The morning sun reveals a landscape that could only be a place of myths and legends. Thank you for your interest.

Take a walk...

Sometimes Brittany looks like her cousin, Ireland ... The morning light, the ocean mist, invite to the walk soothed by the surf ... Thank you for you interest...

Brumes Océanes

Guidel, Morbihan (Brittany) ... a beautiful day when the ocean was playing with the wind, salt and mist ... Thank you in advance for your comments, advice and interest.

ZERFA

Sitting on the dock of Magellan... Second version. Post-processed with Canon software. This is the dock "Dumont d'Urville" in Nantes, France. Thank you for your interest... and thanks to my friend Kurt for his words.

Morning Golden Hour... (#2)

Second Version. Post-processed with Canon software. (Only retouched on contrast and sharpness...) On the road to Nantes... (Loire-Atlantique, France). I liked this natural monochrome tones ... Thank to my friend Jérôme for his words ! ... Thank you in advance for your interest...

Gas.

Something has fascinated me in this twilight, this calm, this contrast between light and dark .... The brightness of this "50 mm fixed normal prime lens" is surprising. Unfortunatly the lens is not stabilized and 1/15 at night: I find that there is a slight motion blur. What matters is the atmosphere, with the white light that contrasts with the night, black. Like a source in the middle of nowhere. A sort of flying saucer. Something real and imaginary ... The photograph was taken on the highway between Tours and Le Mans (France). Thank you for your interest!

As it is.

Somewhere in Poitiers, near the banks of the Boivre ... A strange place ... abandoned? or not ... bright colors ... the light gives volume to the whole ... indeed, this is not the most beautiful architecture I've seen ... but this forgotten corner intrigued me ... I share it here. Thank you for your visit!

Sunflower

A talented friend photographer recently published a series of photos of sunflowers.. it inspired me. This picture, despite all the difficulties that I have given myself, shows that his talent is not within the reach of everyone, myself included! It is a modest tribute to Kaato, he'll recognize him.

Waiting for spring

A cut flower in the middle of my home ... waiting for spring, outside it's still so cold! Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

Rue Boncenne

Boncenne Street, Poitiers city, France.

Dreams and scents

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Rebirth

It was a moment that I had not taken a photograph ... The poppy is often a symbol of freedom, natural strength, passion ... a little wild flower ... I like it a lot ... I liked the transparency of the petals and dew. Having completely changed my photography equipment in the meantime, these are the first shots with my new equipment ... a kind of new beginning, a rebirth. (No editing with software.) Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

Home (II)

The first time I photograph my lamp was with a Canon EOS 5D which had lent me. It was just for fun to try to seize the warm light in my living room ... Today I have my own device (smaller, 50D), so I took this photograph again ... this time without editing, simple and natural. I am the butterfly attracted by the softness of the light that illuminates my sleepless nights. Thank you in advance for your advice and comments.

180°

(No post-processing) Thank you in advance for your comment and advice.

Clouds Factory

There were days where I have head in the clouds ...

The inner sun

Come take a ride toward the sun ... round a tree, you're a giant ... our daily scenery becomes inaccessible land ... Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

I Want To Break Free !

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Give Me Your Hand

People invisible, imaginary worlds ... a moment, just a moment, a child who wants to take a warm hand and alive ... give me your hand!

Palissade

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Le Pouldu

Between Finistère and Morbihan, in Brittany. The river and the ocean meet in an estuary tumultuous and dangerous.

Sunrise at the hotel...

Font de sa Cala

The factory that manufactured homes: the breath (#3)

Here, there was a mysterious blast... A breath escaping from this long metal pipe up to the moon... Finally, I knew where the houses were born... But what was there in the box? I pursued my way looking for the puppeteer... The end.

Blossac

The same way as "And the sun disappeared at the bend of year aisle ...", another shooting that went for the sunset. No editing here, only testing settings. I like this atmosphere. I wanted to share yet. Thank you in advance for your advice and comments!

P I N K L O V E

This photograph is a closeup of the previous black and white ... A bit of love for a fresh Tuesday morning (here in France ...). Warm colors and hues of pink are 100% natural! Just for fun! (hey, what did you expect?) Thanks you for your interest;)

King Peluche

A stand of "can knockdown" in a funfair ... I liked the colors of this plushes and very special light given by the neon lights and dusk. There is here a few more settings and a little less post-processing! I hope you enjoy. Thank you in advance :) (the picture was taken without tripod and I locked voluntarily ISO 100 to avoid too much noise)

Visitors

Le Passage

I love this color ;)

La Maison Hantée (#2)

An old house in Poitiers. The windows are bricked up. It is surrounded by a beautiful park became public. My daughters and I love to play and make us afraid ...

Reflection of windows (#2)

The sighs of Dali

Another way (I hope) to discover the famous bridge of sighs (Ponte dei sospiri) in Venice.Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

Eternal flowers

Somewhere on the island of Murano near Venice. This island is specialized in the manufacture of the glass. At the bend of a canal, a bridge, I found these flowers in glass... Eternal and delicate flowers.Thank you in advance for your comment and your advice.

L'ombra e il gabbiano

The shadow and the Seagull. Another way to see this magnificent campanile place San Marco... Thanks in advance for your comments and your advice...

Venice: the [CITY] of love

I took this photograph on the Accademia Bridge in Venice. Lovers set locks on the bridge, to seal their love ... I had never seen this before. My wife and I went to buy a "Love padlocks" ... and we did the same thing the night before our departure ... Thank you in advance for your advice and comments.

Notre Pont

Photograph taken in Venice (Italy) in February 2013. Among all the bridges of Venice (435), this one was close to our hotel... Cue point. Romantic place. A place for kissing... For my love and me, it became "our bridge".

In the net of Venice

The rays of the sun taken in metal grid of a monument of Venice. Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

Earth Departure

Concrete, light, Escalator... A sphere-shaped map of the world... A moment seized at airport 'Roissy Charles de Gaulles' (France). Thanks in advance for your advice and comments. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Charles_de_Gaulle_Airport&oldid=539893248

Souls in transit

61 million passengers (2011) passed through the Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris (France)... So many souls in transit between the glass and the sky... Between the rail and the road... As many stories and much more...

The old man and his newspaper

Who's the boss?

Instant of life in Manacor, Chess 1 versus 2... Warm and strong atmosphere... and strangely quiet... (#2)

Room 105 (#2)

Font de Sa Cala, Mallorca. End of afternoon...

Sortida a Mallorca

Arrival in Mallorca for hollydays... Soon other views...

Chercher la lumière

Look for the light Family walk, an ending autumn day ... Green leaves betrays the delayed nature. ...

Walk with a friend

The first title of this photo was: "In the shadow of the fall, I'll wait ...". I would like to thank all those who voted to support this picture. Bernard B. advised me to work on the color temperature... It was a great idea. Therefore, I improved the warmth of the colors, the sharpness ... In the end I found the real atmosphere. Thanks to him for his advice! Thank you Bernard.

The synapses of wisdom

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Pars... Mais ne rentre pas trop tard.

Go... But do not come too late. The darkness is coming ... Run after the rays ... Rest on the green grass ... Do not look back... ... Please, do not come too late...

Park bench

Where are the lovers? That kiss on the park benches... Brassens (French singer) "Les gens qui voient de travers Pensent que les bancs verts Qu'on voit sur les trottoirs Sont faits pour les impotents ou les ventripotents Mais c'est une absurdité Car à la vérité Ils sont là c'est notoire Pour accueillir quelque temps les amours débutants Les amoureux qui se bécotent sur les bancs publics Bancs publics, bancs publics En se foutant pas mal du regard oblique Des passants honnêtes Les amoureux qui se bécotent sur les bancs publics Bancs publics, bancs publics En se disant des "Je t'aime" pathétiques Ont des petites gueules bien sympathiques (...)" ;)

Continental Drift

A bit of moss on a wall and a world is appearing... Who knows? If we move away from each other, eventually we find us? I hope. The first photograph is taken into macro and then retouched to enhance the green tones of the moss, and from gray to blue for the wall. Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

Celtic light

I was walking with one of my daughters. In Brittany, the morning ... When I saw this light by the wayside I had in mind "Woman of Ireland", Irish music. "Only" post-processing: sharpening and enhancing the colors warm. Thank you in advance for your comments and advice. ... http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mná_na_hÉireann&oldid=530894945

Sunny Range

Brittany's light. Thank you in advance for your comments and advice.

Waiting

"Le Mans Classic celebrates its 10th anniversary in a great manner! For ten years, every two years, Le Mans Classic voluntarily puts aside the sequence of tenses and prefers evoking the past to the present, while looking towards tomorrow. On the track (400 cars), in the clubs (8000 cars), offer a unique panorama over the best of car manufacturing. This year, its eyes will also look westwards to celebrate the Americans in Le Mans. And many men and machines will cross the Ocean to join the party."

Maserati

"Le Mans Classic celebrates its 10th anniversary in a great manner! For ten years, every two years, Le Mans Classic voluntarily puts aside the sequence of tenses and prefers evoking the past to the present, while looking towards tomorrow. On the track (400 cars), in the clubs (8000 cars), offer a unique panorama over the best of car manufacturing. This year, its eyes will also look westwards to celebrate the Americans in Le Mans. And many men and machines will cross the Ocean to join the party."

No, it's me.

"Le Mans Classic celebrates its 10th anniversary in a great manner! For ten years, every two years, Le Mans Classic voluntarily puts aside the sequence of tenses and prefers evoking the past to the present, while looking towards tomorrow. On the track (400 cars), in the clubs (8000 cars), offer a unique panorama over the best of car manufacturing. This year, its eyes will also look westwards to celebrate the Americans in Le Mans. And many men and machines will cross the Ocean to join the party."

Blossom

(test # 2) Sun, flowers and heat!

100 monkeys army

Funny monkeys ;)

Don't Leave Me Alone

In an avenue of Hong-Kong