Outside the Louvre
this statue disrobes
Tuileries Garden Statue with bulky limbs
Palais Royale Tree Corridor. This is a wonderful place to explore and was recently in the Mission Impossible movie.
A Place For You in Paris
A Place For You in Paris: These chairs looked so inviting.
Clown Making Giant Bubbles
on the Pont Des Arts in Paris
Saint Chapelle Column
from the lower chapel.
Saint Chapelle Ceiling
from the lower chapel
Old Saint Chapelle Columns in many different colors and patterns
Saint Chapelle Stained Glass Wall
is literally about the size of a football field. The glass tells thousands of religious stories and was made so beautiful because they wanted it to represent heaven.
Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite: the French 3 principles.
Attacked by Pigeons and laughing about it.
Upper Levels of Notre Dame Cathedral's stained glass windows.
Windowmen of Notre Dame Cathedral: if you look closely you can make our their stories and many identities.
Notre Dame Across the Seine, classic European icon.
Running in Paris in the morning with Notre Dame in the distance. Paris mornings are magic.
Approaching Art: Through the Louvre Corridor
These shadowy figures are walking to the Louvre glass pyramid, a portal for art lovers worldwide.
This statue of Montesquiel is perched high on the Louvre castle walls, up with the birds. He sits above some ornate columns.
Now an unmistakeable piece of art, the Louvre Museum Pyramid and its' fountains and pools still makes for artistic photographs. I am amazed by the architect's creative vision.
Reflections off the Glass Pyramid: sky, building, cloud.
Shoot Through Glass at the Louvre
Sully Pavilion of the Louvre
The sun is getting low. The golden castle facade glows in the reflecting pool.
Pyramid and Louvre Abstract, Paris
Louvre Late Afternoon
with a small slice of the castle, pyramid and reflecting pool. I tried to show the French flag in the glass reflection.
Sully Pavillon at Sunset, Paris
Paris takes window displays to a whole new level of art, sophistication and entertainment. This may be a more simple display yet it caught my attention as I walked around one morning.
First Light on Paris
Several sources of light are in this picture: the waning moon is setting, the lampposts are in alignment, and the sunlight from dawn begins to reach the buildings also.
Arc du Carosel, a smaller monument on the tourist drag.
Chimneys and Puff Clouds
look like they should go together. This is one of the end towers of the Louvre museum. The morning light and wispy clouds made for a beautiful view.
I didn't have to walk far to see plenty of monuments. Here is a military general's statue, the gorgeous golden tower of Pont Alexandre III and the Eiffel Tower.
Morning Monuments found along the Seine.
Lamp Posts of the Pont Alexandre III, my favorite of the many wonderful bridges in Paris.
Welcome to Paris is what I get from this little guy.
Place de la Concorde
is a pretty but sometimes empty spot in Paris. This is where many were beheaded during the French Revolution. Now it is quiet and no one would guess its' past.
Macaron Monument in Paris Window Display: in Paris they DO taste as good as they appear.
Blue Door Number 14 in Paris.
Rue Montorgueil, a classic pedestrian thoroughfare.