P is for Parisians

Last year we were in Paris and took a trip down the River Seine on a bateau-mouche. It was around lunchtime on a pleasant sunny day, so people came outside to eat their lunch. These particular Parisians were sitting on a set of steps that lead up from the river to the embankment.

This shot works much better in monochrome than colour because of the strong lines, with the steps providing a pleasing diagonal.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: O or P

 

Bridgework

This photograph is a crop from a photograph I took from a bateau-mouche cruising down the River Seine in Paris and is of the underside of a bridge. It seems to fulfil the ‘lines and angles’ requirement of  Cee’s challenge for this week.

It’s an interesting optical illusion that, although the image is a perfect rectangle the right vertical looks longer than the left.

Lines&Angles

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Lines and Angles