Saturday, November 21, 2009

Paris through a bridge


There is nothing more beautiful than a view of the Seine from a Paris bridge. And when this view happens to be at dawn (well almost at dawn!) it's even more beautiful. Here is what I could not help but photographing this morning on my way to work. This bridge is called Le Pont Notre Dame and it takes you to the Isle de la Cité. It overlooks the Pont d'Arcole under which a Péniche (flat boat) is passing. Have a nice Saturday everyone, I'm on my way to Le Perche (a region outside Paris) for the weekend.

36 comments:

  1. Oh my...it's just so very very beautiful. I love everything about it. So peaceful.

    Enjoy your weekend, Eric. I'm off to Atlanta myself.

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  2. Thank you Suzy. A big kiss from Paris ;-)

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  3. Beautiful, Eric. I like the gold splashed on the water and the reflection of the sun in the curlicue. Thanks for bringing peace to a hectic Friday.

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  4. Oh la la—the framing, the light . . . it's all just perfect!
    Enjoy your weekend, Eric. I'm off too, to visit with my Internetless maman.

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  5. It reminds me of the symbol (an unraveling fern) of New Zealand!

    Hey, she's leavin', I think Suzy's on the midnight train to Georgia.

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  6. Suzy, take a trip over to Birmingham. I"ll even show you my Eiffel Tower collection!!!

    Eric, this photo is just dreamy. Which is what I'm always doing at that hour. You get the better shots, I get more sleep! :) I took a shot through a bridge near here but don't think it's this one. Gorgeous!!!
    V

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  7. Paris at dawn is pretty amazing.
    That is a gorgeous shot. Thank you!

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  8. Can't see this website anymore. Did you load some funky scripts in there, Eric? ;) Most of the time the pictures won't show anymore.

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  9. that looks like the gratitude symbol. how appropriate!
    ~laura

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  10. The spiral shape brings to mind the way the arrondissements are arranged in that Paris Daily Photogenic city—also with the Seine running through them.

    If Tomate can’t visit here so well maybe we should visit Tomate.

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  11. thanks for saving the best for last. have fun eric...i can't wait to see what next week brings!!!
    bon weekend.

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  12. How beautiful!! I feel like I am almost there..or at least on my way! Merci!!

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  13. What a fantastic shot Eric. I hope this one makes next year's calendar. Enjoy your weekend.

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  14. A perfect sendoff to the weekend. May it be for you as well dear camerasmith. Hey, is that Tall Gary I see above? Long time mi amigo. Hope you're well, man.

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  15. ah, dawn in paris....such charm.....could never say that about dawn in L.A.!

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  16. Great photo! Tall Gary! Good to hear from you again.

    I can access the website, but the photos are not blowing up to the full screen size they were before - it made me wonder if some commands had been changed. Is there a mole at work??!!

    Eric - you lead a wonderful life!!!

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  17. This is the kind of Paris shot that tugs at my homesick heart!

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  18. Beautiful! When you show us your early morning photos, Eric, it almost half-tempts me to get up earlier.

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  19. Shell- I agree, but the other 51% tempts me to stay in bed.

    So that's what the 'almost dawn' looks like. Thanks Eric!

    Looking at this photo, I feel the onset of Paris Deficiency Syndrome.

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  20. I love the way you love Paris.
    I love the way you write it.
    I love the way you share it.

    Don't you believe Paris City loves you each time she sees you taking picture of her? I do think so...

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  21. hello my friend, is there any connection between your 6/11 post and the 11/11 one? ;-)

    always a pleasure to cruise along your pics, where do you get yours everyday ideas from, you are a sacré petit malin, yes you are...

    hope you are going good. talk to/see you soon.

    best. bv

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  22. This is Paris. THIS is Eric Tenin. :)

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  23. Tomate -- I'm not having the same problem as you're experiencing (you poor thing!), but it takes a looong time for the site to open. Anyone else finding that?

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  24. Paris is of course beautiful, but how about some photos of Le Perche too? I wish I could go there for a weekend!

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  25. This is breathtaking! I love the gold color and the scrollwork, the contrast between hard elements and the water. Simply amazing. I agree with what Annonymous said... "I love the way you love Paris". You have such an artistic eye! I could take photos for a week and never get something so beautiful. Thank you! Valorie

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  26. I can feel the atmosphere of the city by looking at this photo. The Seine is wihtout a doubt one of the most beautiful scenes there is.
    It always made me stop, sigh and be late for whatever appointment I had cause I just couldn't help standing and staring for hours.

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  27. Alexa and Tomate I also had a lot of trouble loading PDP. But it seems fine now? Weird.

    Anyway I am back with Eric in Paris. Oui! Metaphorically speaking that is. lol

    Lynn is right. This is Paris. THIS is Eric Tenin.

    A morning walk along the Seine with Eric and his camera sounds wonderful. Why worry about getting up early? Stay up all night!

    Je vous souhaite un bon week-end.

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  28. Je suis désolée. Anonymous said at 7:49 PM is Velia Paints. I forget to sign in. LOL

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  29. lovely!
    I am also in love with the 37th bridge across the Seine. I heard about it recently. Wish i could be there to take photos of it.

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