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Publié par Jean-Pierre MAFFRE

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Abstraction - Abstraction I’ve always had a great feeling for abstract art and its pure forms that allow imagination to escape. With a camera, looking for them, one can also discover some of these forms around us.

Abstractions linéaires - Linéar abstractions Whatever the start and the changes brought to the initial subject, let us appreciate the result.

Animaux de la ferme - Animal farms ​In this hectic life one must know when to take a break to behold all these animals.

Apparitions - Apparitions Traces on walls can unveil a world full of imaginary beings.

Architecture d'os - Bones architecture Alive, they scared us. Now, we're fascinated.

Armada de Rouen 2008 - Armada of Rouen The layout of this rigging is outstanding, how on earth do they manage to make sense of these knots ?

Assemblée nationale - Parliament ​The Lassey Hôtel and the Palais Bourbon where the Parliament lies are open, each year, during cultural heritage days. Let's take thé chance to discover their sumptuousness.

Attentats du 13 novembre 2015 de Paris - Terrorist attacks on the evening of 13 Nov 2015 in Paris The horror of the terrorist attacks on the evening of 13 November 2015 in Paris caused several various spontaneous messages gathered at the statue Place de la République.

Attentats du 13 nov 2015 en tags - Graffitis after Terrorist attacks on the evening of 13 Nov 2015 After the terrorist attacks on the evening of 13 November 2015 in Paris, drawings made with chalk conveyed, in a transitroy way, traumas, but also messages of love.

Attentats du 13 novembre 4 mois après - Paris terrorist attacks, four 4 months later Four 4 months after the terrorist attacks on november 13, 2015, the Memory is still very présent on the statue symbol of freedom on "Place de la République in Paris"

Au cœur des fleurs - In the heart of flowers Thanks to its solar look, the heart of flowers carries us in a whirl of colors and scents.

Automne en lumière - Autumn enlightened ​​The tree leaves turning yellow are thrilling at this season.

Automne en noir - Dark autumn ​A black environment shows to its best advantage the beauty of a tree in its natural setting.

Automne et ses arbres - Autumn and its trees The tree is the ultimate symbol of autumn and its fugitive aspects.

Avions personnalisés - Customized planes ​The pilot Will AlwaYs Feel thé need to let on thé plane his uncommon and imaginative mark.

Ballets de Béjart - Bejart ballets Maurice Bejart made significant contribution to the ballet repertoire with his uncommon choregraphy of human bodies.

Ballets du Bolshoï - The Bolchoi Ballet A world-leading school of ballet that delight us with their beautiful outfits and their graceful gestures.

Basilique de Saint Denis - Basilica of Saint Denis ​With silver films and 400 ISO we could hardly take pictures freehand with such a dim light. With a digital camera, I worked with 1600 ISO with a processing in DXO Optics then in Lightroom.

Béjart Roméo et Juliette - Bejart Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet, beautifully directed by Maurice Bejart, is an inspiring love story for every great choregraphers.

Catacombes de Paris - Catacombs of Paris The striking appearance of the piled up bones endows The Catacombs of Paris a unique atmosphere.

Chaises de cathédrales – Cathedral chairs ​Ionesco was not the only one to be interested in chairs.

Chaises en vis-à-vis - Chairs facing each other Why chairs couldn't be used to dream and to let us charmed by shadows' magic.

Ciel de feu - Sky in fire Taking pictures from fireworks details than working on them with Photoshop in order to keep thé essential, à way to renovate an often dealt with subject.

Ciels d’avions - Planes in the sky ​Sun and clouds. Does it make any difference for pictures of planes? It changes everything.

Cœurs de fleurs - Flower hearts When maths hide in the enchanted flower world.

Cœurs de roses - Heart of roses Petals and sepals come wonderfully together in heart of roses.

Cœurs d'orchidées - Orchids' hearts Having a closer look to orchids'hearts, one can admire the mystery of their fascinating beauty.

Collages d'affiches électorales - Billposting ​Humorous billposting during the election campaign in 1974. In the rush, very few billposters have the time to look closely where they stick their posters.

Couleurs de lumières - Light colours Fireworks are always great moments of emotion, thanks to their profusion of colours and sounds. Paris, the 14th of July 2008.

Curiosités romanes : Les obscenas - Norman curiosities : obscena Norman churches from Gironde and Saintonge strike us with their licentious sculptures named after the latin word "Obscena".

Défilé du 14 juillet 2010 de Paris - Bastille Day Military Parade A glance at the French army, with for example The French Acrobatic Patrol which is the precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force, the Navy, The French Foreign Legion, as if you were there.

Défilé du 14 juillet 2011 de Paris - Bastille Day Military Parade A glance at the French army, with for example The French Acrobatic Patrol which is the precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force, the Navy, The French Foreign Legion, as if you were there.

Défilé du 14 juillet 2013 de Paris - Bastille Day Military Parade A glance at the French army, with for example The French Acrobatic Patrol which is the precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force, the Navy, The French Foreign Legion, as if you were there.

Défilé du 14 juillet 2015 de Paris - Bastille Day Military Parade A glance at the French army, with for example The French Acrobatic Patrol which is the precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force, the Navy, The French Foreign Legion, as if you were there.

Défilé du 14 juillet 2016 de Paris - Bastille Day Military Parade Maoris warriors from New-Zealand, Dressed in a traditionnal way, with tattooed face, naked torso and feet, wave spears to pay tribute to their ancestors' involvment in the first world war. Paris, 14th of July.

De la brume en Ardèche - Mist in Ardèche region Fog, clouds, sky and mountains softly lead us in the poetic atmosphere found in chinese etchings.

Démontage d'un perchoir improvisé - Disassembly of an improvised perch In Paris, on a crane, have landed. A few months later the crane is gone.

Des gens en images - Pictures of people Taking pictures of unknown people and keep them the way they are is one of the most difficult part.

Dessins de lumières - Light drawings What a thrill to Alter one's pictures to obtain a completely different result.

Dessins de rues dans Paris - Street drawings in Paris Wandering in Paris, I was Lucky to come across these drawings made with chalk by kids. I had to share it with you.

Dessins éphémères - Transitory drawings A black board, chalk sticks and a lot of spontaneousness.

Dessins imaginaires - Imaginary drawings Drawers and painters can interpret a subject as they like. So can we with digital image.

Dessins tagués - Graffitis sketches Hard to be more uncluttered and vivid. In these street drawings, these few lines are enough.

Détails d’avions - Aircraft details One must not hesitate to get closer to the planes to take pictures of details.

Détails de voitures - Car’s details Pure forms and a good lighting are the preconditions to realize such pictures.

Du temps de l’argentique (1ere partie) - The silver era (part 1) For those who are nostalgic for silver film, Bievres International Photofair has become a must. Every kind of ancien photographic cameras can be found, rare pictures and a chance to take unusual pictures.

Du temps de l'argentique (2eme partie) - The silver era (part 2) For those who are nostalgic for silver film, Bievres International Photofair has become a must. Every kind of ancien photographic cameras can be found, rare pictures and a chance to take unusual pictures.

Egypte - Egypt Following Ramses and Nefertiti’s footsteps, Egypt keeps on making us dream.

Elans amoureux - Amorous rush What's on these two giraffes' mind ? No one knows, let us just imagine.

Esquisses de cathédrale - Cathedral sketcheslt It' s hard to find subjects suitable for filters included in image processing softwares. The Rouen cathedral is perfect for it.

Féérie pyrotechnique - Pyrotechnic enchantment The magnificent fireworks of Saint Cloud adds further to the traditional fireworks held on the 14th of July, Bastille Day. A must !

Fête des lumières de Lyon - The Lyon festival of lights The Festival of Lights, 2011 edition offered us a dazzling show thanks to its beautiful light effects.

Feu d'artifice du 14 juillet 2009 - 14th July 2009 fireworks celebration In 2009 the Eiffel tower turned 120 years old. The fireworks show in Paris held on the 14th of July celebrated the anniversary of the Eiffel tower.

Feu d'artifice du 14 juillet 2015 - 14th of July 2015 fireworks Paris chose the Eiffel tower, same location that was chosen in 2000, for the traditionnal 14th of july fireworks. Hard to find a better place.

Feuillages en rêves - Dreamy foliage Photoshop filters ? Not at all, just foliage through a window.

Feuillages imaginaires - Imaginary foliage Autumn is not the only one that get greenery into a multitude of colours.

Feuillages sur l'eau - Foliage on water Seen from below, trees foliage floating on water turning into surprising patterns.

Filtres optiques - Optical filters There was a life before Photoshop. A silver film and fibre optics put in front of the lens did the trick.

Flamants roses - Pink flamingos How many feathers ! ​​Moulin rouge, Folies bergères, Lido ? ​​Wrong guess : flamingos.

Fleurs de jardin - Garden flowers Thanks a lot to all the anonymous gardeners who make our life more beautiful, with their passion for nature beautiful things.

Formes et brillances - Shapes and shine Close ups are a good way to forget what things are, just turning objects into abstract ​paintings.

Giverny et ses nymphéas - Giverny and its waterlilies In Giverny, it's like entering a painting of Claude Monet, it can be explored and every details can be photographed.

Graphismes d’automne - Autumn style Trees without most of their leaves draw a striking and transitory style on a pearly white sky.

Graphismes de roses - Roses graphisms By getting close to heart of roses, one can discover flawlesse patterns and lines.

Graphismes de fleurs - Flower style Up to what point does the the sublime beauty go ?

Graphismes d'écorces - Bark graphisms Under the shining sun, barks from plane tree trunks give form to patterns that look like a jigsaw puzzle.

Graphismes d’Hermione - Hermione style Mast, mizzen, foremast and bowsprit, with their stunning style, bring back to life old sailing world.

Graphismes éphémères - Fleeting drawing style Under the influence of the wind, water always shifting creates beautiful style.

Hôtel de Crillon - Hôtel de Crillon Before its complete renovation to meet the demanded level of contemporary luxury hotel business, the luxury five-star Hotel de Crillon opened its gates. A unique opportunity to gaze upon this jewell before the scattering of its furniture in auction.

Herbier de famille - Family herbarium Attics always shelter a part of our Family history. With Photoshop, how can one resist adding à personnal touch ?

Inondations de Saintes - Flood in Saintes (southern France) La Charente, a seemingly peaceful river with its trips on barges or on boats from the tourism office can be quite terrifying especially during a memorable flood in winter 1982.

Je suis Charlie - I am Charlie What can be added to what's already said and written? I can express with my langage : image.

Je suis Charlie en tags - Tagging "Je suis Charlie" Some ephemeral marks remain from the demonstration "Je suis Charlie", in Paris, place de la République. They deserve not to vanish completely.

Je suis Charlie (version en noir et blanc) - I am Charlie (black and white version) What can be added to what's already said and written? I can express with my langage : image.

La crue de la Seine en 2016 (1ere partie) - Rise in the water level in 2016 (part one) An unusual discovery of the river Seine and its embankments between the Bercy bridge and the « Pont neuf ».

La crue de la Seine en 2016 (2eme partie) - Rise in the water level in 2016 (part two) An unusual discovery of the river Seine and its embankments between the « Pont neuf » and the Eiffel tower.

La Halle Frayssinet - "Freyssinet" covered market ​Located in Paris, the "Freyssinet" covered market, an old building for Austerlitz railway station was built in the 1920'. Important rehabilitation work are ongoing, as you can see by having a look at these photographs taken in 2015.

Le canal Saint-Martin en travaux - Ongoing work regarding the Saint-Martin Canal Paris, 2016, the big cleaning up of the Saint-Martin Canal bring to light remains fromdaily life objects, buried under mud. A new form of art ?

Le cheval en détails - Details horses How to resist the pleasure of photographing horses, seen as men's noblest conquest ?

Le Grand Meaulnes - The Lost Estate Who never imagined the scenery where The Grand Meaulnes’s story takes place ? The author drew his inspiration from several locations. Here are the pictures. Thanks to Daniel Soupizet who guided me all along the reportage in 1982.

Le Grand Meaulnes sépia - "Le Grand Meaulnes" sepia To get closer to the atmosphere of the "Grand Meaulnes" era, there is nothing like images in black and white turned into sepia.

Le Papa, la Maman et le Bébé Quelle chance d'avoir pu assister à ces moments de tendresse et d'innocence.

Les arbres en hiver - Wintertime trees Blue sky conduces us to gaze upon the uncluttered shapes of the branches of the trees with no longer leaves on it.

Les découpés du 19eme - The cut person of the 19th district A testimony of a battle won by tenants against housing speculation.

Les Halles de Baltard - The Halles of Baltard Les Halles was the traditional central market of Paris, named the "belly of Paris" by Emile Zola. A great story that ended up very badly, with a complete destruction.

Les Halles et le Forum - Les Halles and the Forum For several years, the site of the markets was an enormous open pit, nicknamed "le trou des Halles" (“trou” meaning hole). The site became the point of convergence of the RER, a network of new express underground lines.

Les Halles en 2010 - The Halles in 2010 The Halles’s story is not over yet ! the construction of the canopy is about to come...

Les Halles et la Canopée 2012 - Les Halles and the canopy 2012 Before the canopy’s construction, let’s enjoy the fugitive vision of the demolition site. It goes back the eighties. To be continued…

Les Halles et la Canopée 2013 - Les Halles and the canopy 2013 The canopy and its web of metallic beams is slowly appearing. A colossal construction work. To be continued…

Les Halles et la Canopée 2014 - Les Halles and the canopy 2014 The construction is progressing at a great pace. in à year or two, it will be completed.

Les Halles et la Canopée 2015 - Les Halles and the canopy 2015 One more year to go to see the end of the big construction work. The canopy is getting closer and closer to its definitve shape.

Les Halles et la Canopée 2016 - Les Halles and the canopy 2016 The construction work is over, the canopy opens in april 2016.

Les Halles et la Canopée 2017 - Les Halles and the canopy 2017 The canopy once finished, its garden is beginning to take shape.

Lumières argentées - Silver lights The battering of light ans colour of a fireworks easily gets along with the sober aspect of black and white photography.

Lumières au Père Lachaise - LIghts at the "Père Lachaise" cemetery Thanks to light effects, the most remote places of this parisian cemetery unveil their mysteries.

Lumières d'eaux - Water lights Water, light and colors display a magical and ephemeral spectacle.

Lumières de cathédrales - Cathedral lights ​From the cathedral to the smallest church, each building offers, a changing palette of colours according to period of time.

Lumières de Chartres - Lights of Chartres The stained glass of Chartres cathedral are well known and yet all we have to do is looking down to discover other wonders such as the paving and the labyrinth.

Lumières de jardins - Light in gardens Trees filter sunlights and restore them as spotlights give us lighting that can be obtained in the studio.

Lumières de tilleuls - Lime lights ​What an astonishing sight, to gaze at light in the summer foliage of a one-hundred year old lime.

Lumières de tilleuls en noir et blanc - Black and white lime trees lights How could we resist to black AND white Flawlessness AND sobriety.

Lumières éphémères - Fleeting lights Under the sun, a small watercourse can suddenly look like a watercolour.

Lumières évanescentes - Evanescent lights As you probably have noticed, I'm fascinated by light effects. Also by Photoshop.

Lumières fugitives - Fleeting lights ​The ideal recipe to get striking bright effects? spotlights and smoke bombs.

Lumières minimales - Miniml lights Light, glass and metal are concrete but you can make abstraction out of it, with the help of Photoshop.

Lumières tropicales - Tropical lights Plants need sun to grow. To make them beautiful, sun and sun again.

Lumière sur métal - Light on metal C'est tout un univers de formes géométriques baignées de lumière qui s'offre à nous. A whole world of geometrical shapes bathed in light ils unveiled.

Maison de Nicéphore Niépce - Nicephore Niépce's House (France) In Saint Loup de Varennes, near Chalon-sur-Saône, Nicéphore Niépce's House is currently run by Pierre-Yves Mahé who organised a private visit to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Photoshop Club.

Ma première exposition - My first exhibition My first photographic exhibition took place in 1972 at the bookshop Privat in Toulouse. Cartier Bresson, Doisneau, Boubat were my masters.

Matières évanescentes - Evanescent stuff Go through the looking glass from stuff to dream.

Meeting aérien de la Ferté Alais - Flying meeting of the Ferté Alais, France A must for flying fans. Planes and their layout are first-rate.

Métro Trinité en travaux - Ongoing work at Trinité Station (Paris underground) Without its metallic dressing from the sixties, Trinité d'Estienne d'Orves station from Paris underground unveils its previous appearance.

Minéraux de l'Ecole des Mines - Minerals Ecole des Mines The Ecole des mines hosts unexpected treasures. Its collection of minerals, thanks to the shapes, the colours and the effects of light carry us in a fantasy world, yet real.

Modillons de Surgères - Modillions of Surgeres church Built on the 11th century, Notre-Dame in Surgeres (Charente-Maritime), is famous for its very big facade richly sculpted and its bell tower.

Moirage - Watering Light effects in a woof's cloth followed by a treatment in Photoshop can create striking effects.

Noir et gris - Black and grey Industrial items thanks to their texture and shades create with their style details close to abstract art.

Noir minéral - Mineral black As an additional version to my first album about mineral from the french "Ecole des Mines", I give the black and white version.

Notre-Dame de l'Epine - Basilique Notre-Dame de l'Épine Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and located in the village of L'Épine, near Châlons-en-Champagne, the Basilique Notre-Dame de l'Épine is considered as "the Champagne jewel".

Notre-Dame de Paris sous la neige - Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral under the snow This year Notre-Dame de Paris and its surroundings have been covered with a poetic white veil. January 2013.

Nuages d'avions - Plane clouds Plane's smokes trails mixed with the sky drive to daydreaming.

Nuances d'avions - Shades of planes Sun, a beautiful sky, what more to expect to succeed in taking pictures of planes, with Photoshop of course, which add my personal touch.

Nuances d'avions en noir et blanc - Black and white Shades of planes Sun, a beautiful sky, what more to expect to succeed in taking pictures of planes, with Photoshop of course, which add my personal touch.

Ombres et lumières bovines - Bovine Lights and shadows Beauty of light is everywhere, even in the most unexpected place.

Ombres et lumières minérales - Mineral shadows and lights It’s difficult to stay unmoved by such effects which bring out the contrast between shadow and light.

Orchidées - Orchids According the authors, the number of orchid’s species fluctuates between 25 to 30 000 and makes it one of the most important families of flower plants. They are practically everywhere, except deserts and rivers.

Orchidées en beauté - Beautiful orchids Bare orchids, without what's around, conceiling their beauty.

Orchidées en lumières - Illuminated orchids Evanescent lights idealise and renew the delicate beauty of the orchids.

Orchidées serties de noir - Orchids set in black An alternative way of glorifying orchids consists in showing them on a black background to exalt their colours.

Palais de la république - Palaces of the Republic Thanks to the “Journées du patrimoine” everyone can visit prestigious institutions like ministries and the Elysée Palace. State properties are opened to the public for the weekend. It’s an annual event held throughout in France.

Palais de l'Elysée - Elysée Palace Entering the Elysée Palace during the “Journées du patrimoine” is a priceless moment, run for it. Well… join the line and wait for several hours. The “Journées du patrimoine” are an annual cultural event.

Palais du Luxembourg - The Luxembourg Palace This palace, commissioned in 1615 by Marie de Médicis, now houses the French Senate with a lot of gilt, crimson and lights.

Parade amoureuse - Love parade Everyone has his own seduction techniques… And it works !!!

Paris cadenas d'amour - Paris love padlocks This tradition, initiated in Paris in 2008 on the "Pont des Arts" by lovers from all over the world, consists in hanging lots of padlocks on the fence, risking the bridge's stability make it sink out of love.

Paris et ses livres - Paris and its books I was moving into the world of knowledge, I sailed alone on the stormy river of books. My thirst for reading wasn't fading away and I kept it lively night and day. Pablo Neruda in J'avoue que j'ai vécu.

Paris inattendu - Unexpected Paris Paris will always be Paris, but unexpected Paris, have you thought about it?

Paris tags d'amour - Paris love tags It's difficult to find love in tags That often make our cities look bad. But in the end, after two years, se can.

Paris tropical - Tropical Paris fish tanksIn order to photograph tropical fishes in all their splendour, all you need is to visit aquariums from The Porte Dorée and the Trocadéro in Paris.

Patrouille de France - The French Acrobatic Patrol The French Acrobatic Patrol also known as the Patrouille de France, is the aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force. It can be seen at the International Air Show at Le Bourget or at The La Ferté Alais Air Show.

Peaux de vaches - Cow hides Patterns that adorn cow hides deserve to be looked at.

Peintures de lumières - Painting in the sky Paiting in the sky, the most spectacular and fugitive art, is luckily immortalized by pictures. Paris, the 14th of July.

Père Lachaise - Père Lachaise cemetery A place to see for everyone who wants to really know Paris. Lots of celebrities are buried in this cemetery.

Permis de végétaliser - License to vegetate A reminder of basic rules of civic mindedness.

Pigeons de Paris - Pigeons from Paris Despite their common aspect, pigeons offer us a fleeting beauty, thanks to their movements with striking style.

Pluie graphique - Graphic rain The fortitious discovery of a great topic, a camera ready to use than Photoshop to conclude with a personal touch.

Pollen de roses -Roses pollen Bees and bumblebee, tireless workers are still here. May it goes on…

Portraits de lions
 - Lions portraits Here is a succession of portraits of His Majesty the lion and his companion.

Premiers avions - Historical planes One can never get tired of admiring old planes, surprisingly still flowing and easy to handle.

Printemps en lumière - Enlightened spring Spring is the season of nature's revival in its fragile, pale, golden brown and translucent colours.

Pyramide du Louvre - The Louvre Pyramid This is the Louvre Pyramid as maybe you've never seen it. Caution : every commercial use of these photographs will have to be submitted to the Louvre museum for approval.

Reflets d'avions - Planes Reflections The stunning connections between metal and ils bright reflections shows us an unusual pictorial world.

Reflets de la Défense - Reflections from la Defense La Défense, with its towers, is a major business district of Paris. Like minerals, towers offer us pure lines in which light creates crystalline effects.

Reflets de lumières - Light reflections From something concrete to abstraction. Many graphic colourful effects make their appearance.

Reflets de phares d'autos - Reflections of front beams A flash in a front beam I hurry to take a picture of, then an other... and in the end, a new abum on my website.

Reflets de trains - Train reflections Reflections are everywhere, even where they're not expected.

Reflets éphémères - Ephemeral reflects How stunning ! reflects from a simple waterway make you think about imaginary continents seen from far away.

Reflets imaginés - Imagined reflections A beautiful opportunity to present what I imagined from what I saw.

Reflets lumineux - Bright reflections Bright reflections are everywhere. All you need is opening your eyes... than using Photoshop to enhance them.

Reflets métalliques - Metallic réflexion Here you are the stunning result between the mix of cold and impersonnal métal and a warming and enhancing light.

Reflets sur l’eau - Glints on water A lake surrounded by trees, a beautiful light and wind were the elements I needed to realise these images with no use of Photoshop.

Reflets sur les pavés - Reflexions on the pavement Pavements can express many things. Here they are the enchanting miror of a mystery at our feet.

Regards chevalins - Horse looks What can relay to us all these mysterious and so close looks ? they show so little.

Reims Bibliothèque Carnegie - The Carnegy Library of Reims Highlight of the Art deco style, the Carnegie Library was built by Max Sainsaulieu from 1921 to 1928, with money donated by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Reims Cathédrale - The Reims cathédral Highlight of the french gothic art, thanks to its architecture and the statues, not less than 2303, the Reims Cathedral is included in the UNESCO world cultural heritage since 1991. After the first world war, the cathedral was restaured.

Reims Chantier de la cathédrale - Reims cathedral construction Worthy heirs of cathedral builders, the present builders keep on their craft, in accordance with architectural tradition.

Reims Festival Elektricity - Reims Elektricity An evening in October 2014 similar to a summertime evening, with the festival Elektricity which electrified the front of Reims cathedral, with three bands, London Grammar, Christine and the Queens and Alb.

Reims Les Faux de Verzy - Faux de Verzy The faux de Verzy, these particular trees with tortuous shape, looking like an igloo, with very green leaves, grow in the forest of Verzy, near the mountain of Reims.

Reims Portraits esquissés - Reims outlined portraits Tanks to Photoshop reality can turn into a sketch book.

Reims Portraits sculptés - Reims sculpted portraits The famous smiling angel of Reims mustn’t let aside the beautiful sculptures around it, with all the lively sculpted faces.

Reims statues martyrisées - Reims martyr statues The fire due to the bombing the 19th of septembre 1914 damaged really bad a lot of statues from Reims cathédral. The statues inside keep many marks of damage due to this catastrophy. Since then, a lot have been restaured.

Rome antique - Ancient Rome In 1979 here was the Colosseum and its area in black and white, shadows and lights.

Rome Jean-Paul II - Rome John-Paul II During his hearing the 11th April 1979, Pope John Paul II surrounded by Christians on this well-known place.

Rome Portraits sculptés - Rome carved portraits Even if they are frozen in stone, these characters have not lost their presence so lively.

Roses - Roses ​Everything has already been written about roses. Let’s admire them.

Sahara - Sahara These pictures were taken in the Algerian Sahara near Tamanrasset. The prehistorical drawings, with the cattle, remind us that this area was once green.

Salle des pas perdus Hall of lost steps Lost steps? Lost steps… but not for everyone !

Salon du Bourget 2009 - Paris Air Show at the Bourget 2009 As you can see with this slide show, planes have always fascinated me. I like seeing them among the clouds et the light effects on their cabin.

Salon du Bourget 2013 - Paris Air Show at the Bourget 2013 Here are some planes that where Shown at the Paris Air Show 2013.

Salon du Bourget 2015 - Paris Air Show at the Bourget 2015 A must see, one can't be disappointed.

Sculptures du Louvre - Sculptures in the Louvre Museum A great museum, sculptures, light and then Photoshop of course.

Sculptures éphémères - Ephemeral sculptures The most unexpected material conform to physical laws ruling the way ice field drift.

Seigle en lumières - Wheat enlightened Get lucky and be there right on time to catch a glimpse of these transitory lights.

Showbiz des seventies - Showbiz from the seventies We all enjoyed voices and texts from 70’s singers. I was lucky to photograph them.

Spectres - Ghosts Between marble statues from Praxiteles and faces from the movie Metropolis, catch a glimpse of an nonexistent time.

Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka My first big trip. A wonderful country, unforgettable for the young photographer I was.

Tableaux de lumières - Light paintings As abstract painters’s technique of pouring and dripping paint, fireworks manufacturer create masterpieces. Paris, 14th July, 2010.

Tags poétiques - Poetic tags These poetic glimpses from anonymous artists to anonymous passer-by bring a little poetry in daily world.

Textures animales - Animal texture Animal fur strikes us with patterns that can be similar to abstract art.

Textures chevalines - Horses textures Horse is a work of art, long-distance and closely.

Tour de France - Tour de France The Tour de France, an annual event for amateur of cyclism presents a beautiful finale. Paris, july 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Tour Eiffel - Eiffel Tower Still very young, the Eiffel tower is full of unusual viewpoints clear to watchful eyes.

Turquie - Turkey A country with a long history, fascinating to discover and to photograph, with its ruins, its landscapes and its population.

Univers blanc - White universe These surprising and short-lived left on the snowy ground remind of some contemporary art.

Univers de feu - Fire world Getting closer to a telephoto lens often allows us to discover an environment similar to what is represented in astronomy pictures.

Univers gris - Grey universes To plunge back into black and white photography is a true pleasure.

Univers noirs - Black worlds Materials give unsuspected appearance to objects whose nature and function tend to be forgotten.

Vélos de Paris - Bicycles in Paris There is more to Montmartre than just the Sacré Cœur and the Place du Tertre.

Versailles, bassin d'Apollon 1980 - Versailles, the Apollo fountain 1980 The sculpture of the Apollo fountain was regilded in the 1980’s. It represents Apollo rising in front of the sun. Apollo stands on a chariot drawn by four horses surrounded by four mermans and fishes.

Versailles, grandes eaux - Versailles, the Fountains Water and light in the Park of Versailles turn into crystal in a setting where mythology and fantasy meet.

Versailles, le Château - Palace of Versailles Here are some pictures taken during a visit at the palace of Versailles, the Petit Trianon and the Grand Trianon, all mixed up together.

Versailles, le Hameau - Versailles, the Queen's Hamlet The cottages and the trees of Marie-Antoinette's hamlet transport us into the atmosphere of paintings from the 18th century.

Versailles, le Hameau sépia - Versailles, the Queen's Hamlet sepia In these pictures, the Marie Antoinette Hamlet looks like ancient photographs from the 19th century.

Vestiges Gallo-Romains de Saintonge - Gallo romans vest Moss, ivy and centuries don't prevent archeologists and amateurs from admiring the ability of thé Romans to build aqueducts and wash houses.

Zébrures de zèbres - Zebras' stripes Stripes are sometimes very valued in contemporary art. Bad luck, Nature had came up with it long before.