Monday, December 12, 2011

Skating by the Eiffel Tower...


Paris is really beautiful at the moment, I wish you all could be here! Last evening I discovered by sheer coincidence that they installed an ice rink by the Trocadero, facing the Eiffel Tower (a nice change from the one at Hotel de ville that I photograph every year). Huge success! And what a scenery for a PDP photo!

22 comments:

  1. Eric, You outdid yourself with this photo. I love it, it is just beautiful. Thanks for sharing, it is now my desktop picture.

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  2. I love how you captured the sense of motion with the stillness of the ET.

    Hey, where are you, ET Suzy?

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  3. Wow! Lights, lights, and more lights (for the past 3 days). Well, Paris is the city of light, and you've captured them perfectly, Eric. I guess when I move back to Paris, I'll have to bring my skates, eh?

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  4. Both daily life and a monument. You bridged it with this photo.

    Good to hear from you PHX. Hope you enjoyed Rome.

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  5. GOSH ! This is beautiful, what a stunning photo for a monday morning.

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  6. Eric,

    The blue/white color palette of this shot makes you really feel the chill in the air {photo}. Brrr, it's cold outside... lol. The movement is nice too. Lovely shot!

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  7. It looks surreal Eric, but I saw it and it's fer real! Beautiful!

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  8. An amazing picture! I absolutely love all these shots of Paris; so happy to have stumbled upon your blog.

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  9. Nice pics! Paris is always beautiful. Fortunately, I will be in Paris next Friday to the Christmas and Reveillon. I'm so happy!

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  10. woaw - great! Shall go there.... Thank You

    Eric, do you know by any chance until when the ice rink is there?

    I particularly dig the ferry wheel spinning nicely in the background... makes me smile!

    Out to gather leaves in my garden, the sun is shining for a change and it's just simply lovely!!!

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  11. *Sigh* What a lovely scene. I ALMOST want to be there, but I think I would miss my hometown and family too much to not be here this year. Then again, if someone wants to give me a trip, I'll be packed and ready to go this afternoon! :)

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  12. @Kiki. "Eric, do you know by any chance until when the ice rink is there?" Yes, until January 2nd

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  13. what a magnificent picture you captured for all of us to enjoy. It is absolutely gorgeous, can almost feel the chill in the air for the skaters. Good job Eric!

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  14. I see another calendar shot here ;-) A++++ !

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  15. I just saw a special on France24 about Le Web, that conference that you, Eric, attended last week. They said that the "conferences are very expensive to attend -- $2000". Eric, I didn't know that you were so wealthy. =) Also they said that "not creative people attend -- just the place to be seen." They showed that Schmidt of Apple and Karl Lagerfeld were there. I thought I would pass this along for those who are interested. I know it has nothing to do with ice skating.

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  16. @Lois. "Also they said that "not creative people attend -- just the place to be seen." Frankly that's a bit biased. It's the only conference in Europe where you can see that many big shots of the world Internet scene. It's a little expensive, true, but it's really worth it (well, in my opinion - but I am a geek remember LOL!)

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