Montmartre and Place des Tertres are the most typical places in Paris. This is were you can see and live the real Parisian way of life, with the cafés, the restaurants, the artists, the long stairs with the lamps, amazing views etc…
Not far from there, are the Basilic of the Sacré Coeur and Place des Abesses with the Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre church.
Enjoy the visit!
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Bonjour French Fair 2015 features the best products from France : wine, bread, cheese, croissants, pastries, pork products, and even beauty products, cosmetics, or airlines. You can test and buy almost everything.
The major french brands were represented : Fauchon, President, Casino, Pernod Ricard, Air France, Comptoir Francais du Vin, Club des Sommeliers, Huitres Marennes Oleron, Novessence.
It takes place at the Queen Sirikit Center from the 17th to the 20th of December 2015. MRT Queen Sirikit, one station from Asoke/Sukhumvit .
I shot more then 50 pictures of the products, booths, and of course the lovely persons who were there to sell.
Enjoy the pictures!
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This amazing exhibition features the most beautiful dresses and costumes designed by Jean-Paul Gaultier, the genius and rebel “enfant terrible” from the french fashion world. It takes place at the Grand Palais in Paris. It’s better to book in advance on their website, because it is very successful and you may have to wait a long time at the entrance.
Jean-Paul Gaultier was born in 1952 near Paris. He started to work for Pierre Cardin in 1970, than for Jacques Esterel and Jean Patou.
His first collection was released in 1976. It was the beginning of a brilliant career in the fashion industry. He worked for movies and music stars like Madonna, Kylie Minogue,Milene Farmer, Marilyn Manson etc…
in this article, I show you 80 pictures of the best dresses from this exhibition.
Page 11 you can see as well some pictures from the exhibition shop.
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I visited the new ice cream and sorbet maker Il Gelato del Marchese in Paris, 3 Rue des Quatre Vents, 75006 Paris, France (check the map below), managed by Renato et Veronika Squillante Montoro.
This new gelateria uses only premium ingredients and has 2 chefs working on the spot. They have the classic flavours, but as well very original ones like watermelon, gorgonzola, tomato.
no additives are used, only natural products.
They are ideally situated close to Odeon, Mabillon, Saint-Sulpice.
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This winter was beautiful in Paris with many sunny days and a blue sky. I was 2 week-ends in the city of lights and could get great pictures of the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the River Seine, Hotel de Ville,the Sacré Coeur, and many other street photography shots with people.
Some of these pictures are made in HDR (High Dynamic Range) to be closer to the vision of our eyes. The sensor of the camera has a limited dynamic range : to compensate this, I take 3 times the same picture at different exposures. Then I mix them in HDR Pro Photoshop. after a few settings, that is supposed to give more details and better colors. I shot all the pictures with my Sony A7R and the Zeiss lens 35mmF2.8 .
I hope you will enjoy the pictures!
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The Caféothèque is a famous coffee house in the heart of Paris created in 2005 with multiple activities : coffee lounge, roasting, barista, sales of coffee packs to the costumers, training and coffee tasting.
I love to go there for the quality of the coffee, the atmosphere and the coffee sommeliers who will give you good advices.
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Berthillon is one one the best home made ice cream and sorbet maker in Paris. Situated in the heart of the city, on the charming Ile-Saint-Louis, Berthillon has a large choice of flavours with a unique authentic taste.
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I bought this camera in Paris,at Photo-Beaumarchais (54, Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris, France) for 180 euros. I think it is a fair price considering that it was well maintained and it’s working perfectly. There is a 3 months guaranty. I have the original Rollei case, and the Rollei 24E UV filter. The light meter is working and the battery was included. The only think is that I don’t have the strap so I will try to find one.
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Autumn in Paris is romantic, this period is a good opportunity for street photography in black & white . it was a Saturday afternoon, a little bit cold and cloudy, but still many people outside enjoying their week-end.
Most of the pictures were taken around the banks of the Seine, the Isle Saint-Louis, and Isle de la Cité.
You can watch below the video to see the lively scene before and after I take the picture. The pictures are as well visible in a gallery by clicking on one of them.
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