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City Explorer

City atmospheres, architectures, landscapes in France, Paris, Bordeaux, Pau, Spain, the USA and the Philippines, discover, explore, and share via the photo cities, lights, atmospheres, cultures. The look may be new, full of freshness of novelty, or exercised to a city, then seeking detail, lighting, or history, to give a particular impact to the images. Street photography, Architecture, Dslr, compact, phone, nevermind the body, let's just picture it...

Toulouse by Night

Toulouse by Night

La nuit, le ciel est parfois plus coloré que la ville... Lumières de nuit dans la capitale Midi-Pyrénéenne.

Toulouse

Toulouse

Instants toulousain : la ville rose entre gris et orangés au fil des lumières....

Bordeaux, in between Chartrons and Quinconces

Bordeaux, in between Chartrons and Quinconces

City wandering in Bordeaux, starting on the Garonne river banks near the Pont de Pierre, then the Chartrons district, place des Quinconces, ...

Jaca, Aragon

Jaca, Aragon

A new visit in the city of Jaca, in the spanish province of Aragon, twin city of Oloron-Sainte-Marie, on the other side of the Pyrenees mountains.

La Tour de Bretagne

La Tour de Bretagne

32 stories to overlook the city of Nantes. From the summit of la Tour de Bretagne where niche Le Nid café designed by the graphic designer Jean Jullien, discover the city...

The island of the Machines

The island of the Machines

The islands of the Machines, the Machines of the Island, wandering out-of-season in the alleys of the former shipyards, transformed in a fantasy world...

A winter day in Nantes

A winter day in Nantes

Touristic wandering in the beautiful city of Nantes, a day time for a spontaneous discovery of its architectural, industrial, historical heritage...

Ducs de Bretagne's castle

Ducs de Bretagne's castle

Tourist tour in this landmark of the history of France, the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, a monument from the abundant historical heritage of the city of Nantes.

Paris...

Paris...

A couple pictures during a quick parisian stay....

La Cité de l'Architecture

La Cité de l'Architecture

Visit to the Cité de Chaillot to discover the permanent exhibitions and the temporary ones, actually : Chandigarh, 50 years after Le Corbusier and Renzo Piano Method, AUA.

Venice Biennale of contemporary art

Venice Biennale of contemporary art

Visit of the Arsenal in Venice for the 56th International Art Exhibition "All The World's Futures".

Venice by Night

Venice by Night

Arriving in Venice by night, discovering this incredible city, narrows streets, canals, this very special atmosphere....

Foto Industria 2015

Foto Industria 2015

Here's some of the 14 exhibits of the 2nd Biennale of Industrial photography in Bologna, Italy, an opportunity to visit iconic locations in the city.

Bologna by Night

Bologna by Night

Arriving at night, after the rain, discovering the charm of Bologna, its architectural power ...

La Torre del Tempo

La Torre del Tempo

Inspired by the architecture and the composition of the place, aside the visit of Hein Gorny exhibit during Foto Industria festival, a somehow abstract visit the Torre del...

Bologna

Bologna

An authentic taste Italy in Bologna, despite the gray weather, always the rich history, few tourists, the pleasure of walking in the street under the arcades, playing with...

Pienza, Tuscany

Pienza, Tuscany

Pienza is an iconic town of the Italian Renaissance, spots for many medieval movies, like during our trip there.

Siena

Siena

Big album feed from the rich history of the city created on the hillsides: monuments and palaces, especially the Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia, and many works of...

Castelnuovo Berardenga

Castelnuovo Berardenga

Night and morning walks in the charming little town of Castelnuovo Berardenga, in the south of Tuscany, an enigmatic villa, unusual nooks, a special atmosphere ...

Boboli's gardens

Boboli's gardens

Visiting the Museo del giordani di Boboli, creaed in the XVIth century, behind the Palazzio Pitti, above the city of Florence.

Florence by Night

Florence by Night

Night falls early in Tuscany, around 18h, but life goes on, the Florentines and tourists strolling down the avenues and streets until late in the evening.

Florence, Tuscany

Florence, Tuscany

Walking in Firenze, Florence, making abstraction of the cosmopolitan flow formed of our tourists cronies, is going all along the streets, in a travel in time, history, in the...

Pisa, Tuscany

Pisa, Tuscany

A morning in Pisa, time to visit the leaning Tower...

Automnal Paris

Automnal Paris

Along the Seine river in a somewhat gray morning, still enjoying the fall colors ...

Bayonne

Bayonne

For an hour in the narrow streets of the center of Bayonne, in the Basque country,

Archi-Tour : Pau : Quartier Saragosse

Archi-Tour : Pau : Quartier Saragosse

Still as part of the Month of Architecture, visiting the Saragosse district in Pau. Departure from the church St Pierre, then visit of the building Le Manoir, the La Herrère...

Archi-Tour : Banca, Pays Basque

Archi-Tour : Banca, Pays Basque

Also during the Month of Architecture, visit of the Heritage Centre of Mining and Smelting Olhaberri in Banca then of the XVIIIth century Maison de Maître Etcheverrenia in...

Archi-tour : Lycée Monod in Lescar

Archi-tour : Lycée Monod in Lescar

As part of the Month of Architecture in South Aquitaine, organized by the Pavillon de l'Architecture of Pau, visit of the High School Jacques Monod on the October 7, 2015....

A garden in Pau

A garden in Pau

As part of a global project, here's as extract a garden we can hardly imagine to find in the center of the city of Pau, the capital of Béarn.

Moons stories

Moons stories

When the silver star becomes red, full, super and/or disappears during an eclipse, it's time to become a moon chaser...

Bordeaux express

Bordeaux express

Quick visit to Bordeaux, with a little time, anyway, to take some shots by the way ...

Pamplona

Pamplona

An attentive look to the architecture of the city, during this new visit in Pamplona, capital of Navarra in Spanish Basque country.

The Citadel of Jaca

The Citadel of Jaca

Guided tour in the San Pedro castel, the citadel of Jaca, built between the 16th and 17th centuries, with the deers resting in the moat of the aragonese fortress.

Books in the City

Books in the City

In Salies-de-Béarn for a rejuvenating experience at the Baths, an opportunity to revisit the lovely town and wander a bit in the book fair ...

Paris by Night

Paris by Night

Night walk on the barges of Seine River, on the Pont des Arts, Saint-Germain-des-Près, quartier de l'Odéon, and its many art galleries...

Le Château de Versailles

Le Château de Versailles

Tourist mode for this 1st visit in the Château de Versailles, the Palais, the Galerie des Glaces, the gardens and their majestic alleys, and we're supposed to be lucky as...

Philippines City Views

Philippines City Views

The city in the Philippines, its beauty, its hardness, its contrasts... From Makati skyline to slums areas, intimate spaces to wide landscapes, express with the city, moments...

Toledo

Toledo

Streets and views of the historical city of Toledo, in the region of Castile–La Mancha.

Aranjuez

Aranjuez

Discovering the Palacio Real, royal castle of Aranjuez, 40km south of Madrid.

Chinchon

Chinchon

The village of Chinchon, south-east of Madrid, and its 15-17th century circular central plaza.

Madrid, Edificio Mirador

Madrid, Edificio Mirador

Archi-tour in Madrid. The Edificio Mirador, project from the dutchs architects MRDV and spanish architects Blanca Lleó. Located calle Princesa de Eboli, Sanchinarro quarter,...

Madrid instants

Madrid instants

A couple street pictures in the capital of Spain, near the opera, La Latina or El Rastro districts.

Paseo de la Castellana

Paseo de la Castellana

Archi-tour in Madrid, going along Paseo de la Castellana, where are located most of the modern tall buildings, up to the Cuatro Torres business area. Also, Puerta de Europa,...

Estacion de atocha

Estacion de atocha

Archi-tour in Madrid. The Atocha train station, on which also works Gustave Eiffel.

Parque del Retiro

Parque del Retiro

Green walk in Madrid, in the alleys of the wide central park Parque del Retiro. We can discover there the Palacio de Velázquez and the Palacio de Cristal.

Socoa

Socoa

Along the Atlantic ocean coast in Socoa, Ciboure in the Pays Basque, where the fort, the road signs, the benches, the seabirds are all subjects...

Paris by Night, Paris by day

Paris by Night, Paris by day

Paris by Night, Paris by day, the city reinvents itself each day, moments to catch.

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