FRANCE: PARIS AND BEYOND

I have been fortunate to travel to France many times over the years - usually basing myself in Paris, and then venturing forth.  I'm still trying to learn French.  I do pretty well with the written language, but seem to only get broken French out of my mouth.  However, I do manage to bargain in pidgin French at the various flea markets I enjoy, and where I often find lovely images.  

Occasionally I know what I am getting as I snap the shutter, but I'm no Henri Cartier-Bresson.  So, there are a lot of surprises in my photos when I get home: an extra pleasure of travel photography.  The "stage set" look of the photograph from Sarlat is a perfect example.  

SARLAT NO. 25

SARLAT NO. 25

Main square, Sarlat, Dordogne, France

LILLE 2015 NO.1

LILLE 2015 NO.1

Photomontage of store window in Lille, France and fish illustrations.

CLIGNANCOURT NO. 6

CLIGNANCOURT NO. 6

Closeup at a Flea Market stall at Clignancourt.

LILLE 2015 NO. 2

LILLE 2015 NO. 2

Photomontage of graffiti in Lille and old book plates from the Braderie de Lille flea market.

PALAIS ROYALE NO. 1

PALAIS ROYALE NO. 1

Shop window in the Palais Royale, Paris.

MONTMARTRE CEMETERY

MONTMARTRE CEMETERY

Montmartre Cemetery, Paris through bridge fence.

MONTIGNY-LA-RESLE NO. 34

MONTIGNY-LA-RESLE NO. 34

Twilight in Montigny-La-Resle,France.

RODIN MUSEUM NO 2

RODIN MUSEUM NO 2

Photomontage of photos taken in the Rodin Museum.

RODIN MUSEUM NO. 3

RODIN MUSEUM NO. 3

Photomontage of photos taken in the Rodin Museum.

THE LOUVRE 2015 NO. 1

THE LOUVRE 2015 NO. 1

Photomontage of photos taken in the Louvre.

SEINE PARIS NO. 1

SEINE PARIS NO. 1

Photomontage of photos taken in Paris.

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