Same location, same camera, same subject (Mori Tower in Roppongi, where my office is located) but different lens : 24mm vs. 300mm. Now, the 300mm is not the lens I use most since it’s rather bulky and heavy, but when I have the time, I love using it as a walkaround lens, just to re-discover ...
This former 18th-century post office is now a charming hotel located in one of Bayeux’s oldest quarters, close to the Bayeux Tapestry Museum. My favourite part of the hotel is the lounge, where you can relax by the fireplace, sipping Calvados, while being surrounded by pictures of the celebrities the hotel has welcome over the ...
La Cambe is a military war grave cemetery, located close to Bayeux, France. Presently containing in excess of 21,000 German military personnel of World War II. La Cambe was originally the site of a battlefield cemetery, established by the United States Army Graves Registration Service during the war, where American and German soldiers, sailors and ...
Last strips of snow covering Fujisan are going away, soon it will be ready for climbing.
Once a year, at the Fuji Shibazakura Matsuri (富士芝桜まつり ), you can enjoy a marvellous sight : Mt. Fuji with hundreds of thousands of flowers blooming. All pictures available on my other website dedicated to travels in Japan – image-japan – along with a video and the coordinates.
Le Musée de la Mine du Molay-Littry, Normandie, France. L’histoire de la mine de Littry débute au XVIIIe Siècle, après la découverte en 1741 d’un affleurement de charbon à l’emplacement du bourg de la Mine. En 1747, naquit la Compagnie des Mines de Littry. A son apogée vers 1840, la mine comptait près de 950 ...
Trying a long focal towards the sun. Not too bad I’d say !
A dozen of pictures stitched together to produce a picture with 100 million pixels. For a limited time, I let you dowload the resulting image in full resolution directly from my Dropbox. Enjoy ! Two examples of the pictures before stitching below.
At the beginning of July and for almost 30 years, Bayeux transforms itself into the medieval town it used to be. The reenactment groups from France and all Europe set up their camps and recreate the daily life of the Vikings, Saxons and Normans. Historical dresses, traditional food of the Middle Ages, music performances, crafts, ...
Some Japanese students practising photography in a park. I guess one has to use film once to know how painful it is.
Some Japanese ladies resting on a bench in a park in Tokyo. Yes, another attempt to increase my Getty sales without a model release ;-)
Prime example of Roman and Gothic Architecture, right in the middle of my hometown in Normandy : The Notre-Dame Cathedral of Bayeux. It was consecrated on 14 July 1077 in the presence of William (Guillaume), Duke of Normandy and King of England himself. It was here that William forced Harold Godwinson to take the oath, ...
Akihabara station always provides me with a great light for some nice platform shots !
Looks like I’m not the only one playing with a camera in Harajuku !
Haven’t done this for a few years. Time to attract some more visitors to this blog ;-)
Perhaps the only decent looking stray cat of the neighbourhood. Most of them have ears or tail missing due to frequent fights. Countryside cats are a lot classier !
Had the pleasure to drive a Lexus RX450h for 650km during the weekend and I have just published my review on Nihoncar.
Our “Finnish Cottage” for a weekend in Karuizawa. I’m not exactly sure what part of the cottage was Finnish, apart from the outdoor sauna which had a Finnish sticker on it. Unfortunately, it was so windy and it was raining so much that we did not have a chance to use it.
When the sun hit the rain this weekend in Karuizawa.
Horrible weather this weekend in Honshu : a lot of rain, a lot of wind and threatening clouds over our heads.
Almost anything can look good at f/1.2 :)