This summer I’ve had the fortune to travel to two of the greatest cities in the world, Paris and NYC. In the Paris vs New York series I will share photographs of similar or opposing concepts and places from these two cities.
Category Archives: Photographic musings
We visited the gardens in Portland on a rainy summer day. This meant we were the only people there, and I think this added to the charm of the place. I was absolutely smitten with the large selection of roses, the different colors and aromas… I wouldn’t have guessed it, but roses can have such […]
Ok, they’re not really secret, more like less of a tourist trap and off the beaten track. If you’re planning a visit to Paris, you must save an afternoon for a stroll along the covered passageways (passages couverts). Located in the 2nd and 9th arrondissements, around the Grands Boulevards area, they date back to the […]
The Arab World Institute in the 5th arrondissement offers one of the best views of Paris, especially of Notre Dame and the bridges over the Seine. And how about that amazing blue-grey façade? Apparently the motifs are like apertures opening and closing to control the amount of light entering the building. Impressive, no?