Thursday, 5 February 2015

On se hâte sous l'averse de neige

Sleet Versailles street scene
VDP completely dropped the ball here but the photo turned out sort of nice all the same! This was Saturday afternoon in Saint-Louis neighbourhood. The temperature was hovering around 0°C (32°F) and the sleet was coming down hard. Yes, yes, that young chap is wearing bermudas. That's Versailles for you, at least that's the way some Versaillais traditionally dress... Sister or cousin or friend fared slightly better...

VDP a complètement raté cette photo mais elle n'est finalement pas si mal que ça ! C'était samedi dans le quartier Saint-Louis, il faisait à peu près 1° et une sorte de neige à moitié fondue tombait dru. VDP est toujours surprise de voir les vêtements traditionnels d'hiver... La sœur, cousine ou copine devait avoir un peu plus chaud... 
Sleet Versailles street scene

25 comments:

William Kendall said...

The first shot is like something out of a dream!

Small City Scenes said...

I agree with William.

At least we are NOT having weather like you. Thank goodness. LOL
MB

Revrunner said...

Makes me shiver just thinking about it.

Geoff Wilkinson said...

I love the top one, you can feel the cold and sleet. Always worth trying a picture whatever the weather.

Michelle said...

It looks so cold, but I love that first shot.

RedPat said...

I like that first shot too! Sleet is nasty stuff. Snow for us here in Toronto.

Jack said...

I adore that first shot. Isn't that unusual?

Randy said...

That first shot is awesome.

llandudnopictures said...

The movement has captured the movement... perfectly!

Bergson said...

ils sont trop rapide pour ton APN

Josette T said...

c'est drôle je n'ai pas eu de neige samedi mais depuis ça gèle !

Armelle L said...

Je ne peux m'empêcher de sourire car c'est très versaillais la culotte courte ou la jupe pour les filles en hiver. Rien que voir les scouts les jambes rougies par le froid, le dimanche, j'ai froid !
Bonne journée

cieldequimper said...

@ Josette: eh bien si, samedi après-midi, vers 16 h 30, rue Saint-Honoré, rue d'Anjou... De la neige à moitié fondue mais néanmoins de la neige...

Tahiti Daily Photo said...

Elle est magnifique ta photo loupée ... Ah le bermuda versaillais en plein hiver !!! brrrrr

Lois said...

I think it turned out nice too! The shorts would not be so unusual here either, even in freezing weather.

SARA MILLER said...

The first shot is nice, but I'm shocked. How a mother can accept that her child has blue-frozen legs and probably not only the legs !!"
I would call this ill treatment and what does mean traditionnel dress ? Your town seems special.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

J'adore the first shot also Ciel, tres arty :) I do like the look of your rain.. we have had a bit but the temps still in the mid 30C, you can imagine the humidity, horrible!

Tanya Breese said...

yes, the first shot turned out really nice! my boys are always in shorts too lol

Sharon Anck said...

That first shot is fantastic. I love it.

Karl Demetz said...

Kalt und nass, das richtige Wetter um schöne Fotos zu machen :)

Birdman said...

Mother and child in rain. I love what you got here.

VP said...

A simply wonderful first shot!

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

I like that first photo, it gives the impression that they are running to avoid that nasty weather. Poor little guy's legs must have been freezing.

cieldequimper said...

@ Wayne: that's exactly what they were doing: running!

James said...

I was starting to wonder if shorts and skirts in winter was just a local thing. It always seems to be children and teens. I guess common sense takes time to develop. :-)