Light - Paris, Part One

View from the top of the Galeries Printemps, Paris

I've already uploaded the photos of my week in Paris on Flickr. One thing you might notice there is the amount of photos of skylines, clouds, and plants. The sky and the light were consistently beautiful all day, especially in the late afternoon just before and during the sunset, so I figured the light there deserved it's own post.

I promise the colours in all the photos (except the black&white ones, of course) are as true to the real ones as much as the MPB screen will allow. And by the way, the photos with the one huge yellow crane and the one of La Défense were actually shot from the balcony of our hotel room!

Detail of clouds, Paris

View from the top of Sq. Louise Michel, Paris

Above: view from the top of Sq. Louise Michel, in front of the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur.

View from Hotel Boissiere, Paris

Canal Saint-Martin, Paris

And of course, add the beautiful light to the beautiful gardens and little squares all over the city and you'll get beautiful things, like these flowers in front of Église de la Madeleine, bathed in golden light,

Église de la Madeleine, Paris

Or a small hidden garden that popped right out from the old, gray buildings,

Hidden rooftop garden, Paris

Roses at Jardin des Plantes, Paris

Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris

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