Posted on August 17, 2018
The ironwork of the main road bridge across the River Vienne in Chabanais is perfectly mirrored in the water on an exceptionally clear, still and sunny day.
Posted on July 27, 2018
Pink, actually. And although it looks metallic, it’s wooden.
However, as I was rendering the image into monochrome to meet Cee’s theme for this week, I accidentally hit on the Blue Hi-contrast filter pre-set in Lightroom and got this image. It just seemed too good to miss.
Posted on July 20, 2018
This hand-made – and most definitely unofficial – signpost in the city of Cahors, in southern France, points the way to a number of exotic locations. And Brussels.
However, the most practical pointer is probably the one which shows the way to the nearest benne à ordures: the garbage dumpster.
Posted on July 13, 2018
This fountain, with its abstract design, is to be found in the formal landscaped gardens of Chateau Villandry, in France’s Loire Valley.
Posted on July 6, 2018
The French equivalent of the Fire Brigade is the Sapeurs Pompiers. At last October’s Expo in Mézières-sur-Issoire, the local Pompiers put on a display of some of their ‘veteran’ equipment, including this mobile water pump that dates from 1949.
Posted on June 29, 2018
Posted on June 22, 2018
I took this photograph a couple of years ago at a ‘Spectacle’ featuring birds of prey in nearby St-Germain-de-Confolens.
The answer to the rhetorical question in the title is actually ‘two’, although the optical illusion is that it’s just a single horse, albeit one with a very long neck. Either way, I think the image is quite striking.