Monday, January 10, 2011

Rain


It's raining a lot in Paris these days and since it's pretty "warm" (10°) there is no risk of ice, nor snow. FYI, like I already mentioned here once I think, it rains on average 171 days per year in Paris (including16 days of heavy rain), that is roughly once every other day... I took this photo from a balcony, where they still have Xmas decorations on. I kinda liked the two little figures in the background of this photo ;-) Have a nice week everyone, whether it's going to be raining, snowing, blowing, shining... in your area ;-)

33 comments:

  1. This is a magical photo, Eric. Completely magical.

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  2. Magnifique.
    What a refined and delicate foreground. Love it. Love the colors. Love the graceful composition. Congratulations ...

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  3. Terrific shot, the way it fades away, the water drops , great composition. It is really great.
    yvonne

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  4. Eric, I love this one! Deb

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  5. Paris in the rain is glorious. Love the touch of red in the background.

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  6. Lovely Photo. I just found your blog and love it.

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  7. Yes, I was fooled at first by the decorative lights. Like La Petite Gallery, I thought they were ice droplets on snowy branches. That is pretty much what it looks like here, so you can't blame me. (It's about 10 here also: -10C ! Or about 14 F.)

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  8. Great photo! Love the pop of the red umbrella.

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  9. A great photo! It looks a cross between mystic and Japanese.

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  10. Mmmm, what a pretty shot. You almost make the rain look enticing! Well, I suppose Paris makes rain enticing enough.

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  11. Oh if it were only this pretty when you're walking home with the groceries! I had to relook at your calculation Jeff, then I noticed the "minus" before the 14! Brrrrr

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  12. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles...
    Great photo, Eric!

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  13. what a beautiful shot today- thanks Eric

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  14. I love the photo too, esp. the small touch of red. Glad it's warmer. I've been in Paris when it's rained 27 out of 30 days...but it's still beautiful. -- Elizabeth

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  15. At first glance, I have to admit, I thought these were two little birds on a frozen branch, lol.

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  16. Très belle photo! J'aime bien que le couple au fond est floue, c'est unique. Je vous souhaite également une très bonne semaine :)

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  17. wow, what beautiful composition...it's like a watercolor painting.

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  18. Another amazing photo Eric. I think that obtaining great simple photos is really difficult. An image of love in winter.

    Regards

    Valery

    [Barcelona Daily Photo]

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  19. I'm usually not a fan of rainy days, but I have to admit rain in Paris would be something to see and experience. Especially in April, I've heard...(or so Audrey Hepburn said in "Sabrina")

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  20. Beautiful...you have such a good eye.
    As always we never know what we're to see on PDP, but that it's going to be not only good but educational.After all,Eric, you are a journalist. How lucky are we.
    Thanks
    Cyndi

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  21. Well done Erik ! Great composition...I especially like the reflections and the splashes of color.

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  22. Love this image, Eric. A stunner. Rain here too - endless...

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  23. Great composition Eric. Love it!

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  24. This is a beautiful shot. I LOVE the splash of red - how it contrasts with the pale green. I also love the reflection in the sidewalk of the couple walking. Well done!

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  25. This is ART. You may think of yourself as a journalist and a techie dude, but your images speak much more in their beauty and the ways you provoke thought. Kudos! (. . .and calendar consideration!) :-).
    -Kim

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  26. I'll ditto Kim. This is a gem of a photo !!!!!

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  27. Aaaaaahhhhhhhhhh...all of the above...

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  28. Paris still looks magnificent even though when it rains.. ;)

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