Friday, August 26, 2011

Au Café

Paris, France (Restaurant Le Consulat - Montmartre)

Ah, the good life! :)

This is my post for The Weekend in Black and White.


32 comments:

  1. The good life indeed and the perfect capture to show it! Delightful! And I love your composition as always! You do have a way of putting it all together! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Sylvia

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  2. Ahhh...the cafe...the arts...how wonderful! Super image!

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  3. Emphasis on life James. Excellent street photography.

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  4. Really well done! It captures the moment which is perfect in monochrome.

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  5. I like very much a kind of this photo! Especially in black and white.
    Hugs, honey.

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  6. You are right!
    First requirement: the time...
    Wonderful picture.

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  7. Magnificent detail of contrasting tones! Fascinating streetscape in monotone!

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  8. Very good black and white photography.

    Regards!

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  9. It's a great shot...... nice this B & W version..... i like it very much James.

    greetings, Joop

    thanks for your comment.

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  10. And here you are really showing a spirit of paris-cafe.

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  11. I like this, James! I notice that cheese burgers and fruit salad are on the menu!

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  12. Love this photo James, there is nowhere I;d rather be than sitting right there. Cheri

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  13. A wonderful composition in B&W!
    Thanks for sharing, James;o)

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    Have a nice and happy weekend****

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  14. I absolutely adore this image. The choice of black and white is perfect. It really enhances all the gorgeous typography. Then, those two buddies, quietly sharing a coffee together. Timeless, classic, so many great elements. The strong contrast of rich blacks and all the dancing whites, the subtle deep reflections, the No Smoking sign next to the guy smoking. One could go on and on, and I have! Cildemer said it better than me, it really is a wonderful composition!

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  15. It's winter, the guys have warm clothes, but they share a moment outside, probably to be allowed to smoke..The B&W puts the scenery out of time, it could be yesterday, or ten years ago..

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  16. Charming shot. Certainly is the good life having a cuppa with a friend.

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  17. I like it. The black and white give it a more doisneau effect. Beautiful

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  18. I LOVE this James! It has such a nostalgic feel to it and so much Parisian personality.

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  19. Lovely shot James...
    Regards,

    Pierre
    http://pierre-boyer.blogspot.com/

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  20. Street candids in black and white are just about my favorite photos! Great one James!

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  21. Parfait! You just found the perfect Paris photo James. Bravo!
    V

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  22. A classic image that is so inviting... Un café crème, s'il vous plaît.

    "Life is like a good black and white photograph, there's black, there's white, and lots of shades in between." ~ Karl Heiner

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  23. Excellent James. This has everything - great street photography with the added attraction of reflections!

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  24. Love the atmosphere in this picture. Wonderful photowork.

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  25. James, what a perfect b/w shot of a scene so recognizably Paris and it could be any of about 10 decades!

    Bises,
    Genie

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  26. THis is a perfect photo and black and white really adds to it.

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