Saturday, 29 January 2011

Place d'Armes, le 16 janvier


Two statues, one the equestrian statue of Louis XIV pointing towards Paris, on 16 January with a not quite full moon. This was the day after yesterday's sunset!
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Louis XIV qui pointe vers Paris, pas tout à fait la pleine lune. Le lendemain du coucher de soleil posté hier !

26 comments:

andrew1860 said...

I love the blue sky and off white statues great photo!

Jacob said...

You are becoming more and more creative! Super photos, but the second is outstanding!

Bon week-end et vous!

Kay L. Davies said...

The first statue seems to be bathed in moonlight. And of course we now know Louis XIV was pointing at the moon, and not Paris at all. ;~)
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

bfarr said...

Love the mood of both shots.

However, I imagine the first has a baseball glove on his hand waiting to catch the moon.

Halcyon said...

I am enjoying this series. The statue looks great under the moon. The color of the sky adds some ambiance.

L.D. said...

Wow these are amazing with that moon!

Jack said...

You had the benefit of a very clear sky that evening, didn't you? I wonder how many statues Versailles has . . . These two are wonderful.

Randy said...

Those are so beautiful. I love the first one.

Magpie said...

I love the moon being in both shots, the sky so blue. I'm reading "Les Miserables" - a rewrite by Jim Reimann. Such a different time.

Woody said...

Great positioning of the moon on both shots!

akarui said...

Tres joli moment pour prendre ces photos avec la lune avant que la nuit devienne noire.

T. Becque said...

And with the moon, nice shots!

ALAIN said...

Le roi soleil montre la lune.

Louis la Vache said...

Combien beau vos images de la lune sont, Ciel!

Malyss said...

La lune nous inspire, en ce moment! Normal, elle est si belle..

PS: techniquement, c'est au Chanteclerc,qu'on prendra le thé. C'est le salon du Negresco. Mais commence à economiser les pepites, l'eau chaude y coute très cher..:)

Birdman said...

I really like that second one showing the way to Paris.

brattcat said...

These are so evocative. Wonderful.

Small City Scenes said...

Point me to the or fly me to the moon.
Excellent shot Ms. creativity. MB

Regina K said...

Do you know the way to Paris. How wonderful to live with such great sculptures. I like the second statue.

Kaori said...

They both look like they're reaching out for the moon! Great photos, Ciel :-D

Francisca said...

That's such a lovely blue sky... day no more, still not all night. The details of the statues reaching for the moon show marvelously.

EG Wow said...

France is very good at commemorating events with wonderful statues!

Ann said...

Looks like they are playing a game of tennis with the moon.

Becky said...

You really know how to make a girl long to visit Europe again, don't you?

James said...

Beautiful shots! I love the color of the sky!

Sharon Van Lieu said...

The first is spectacular!! Well done, Ciel.

Sharon