The Sun Has Emerged! Paris

6 August 2014

Paris

4:32PM  The sun has emerged! After a lot of walking in the rain, I have found a corner spot at Saint Severin Cafe from which to drink “un express” and view the world. What a reward!

sunshine, Paris

 

Oh, I wish I could have gotten that woman with the red nails mashing her cigarette in the ash tray just now. Darn! I almost asked her if she’d mime doing it so I could take a photo. I’m tempted. But, instead, I’ll try to have that sort of subject on my radar anytime I see a woman with great nails, smoking. My telephoto lens will certainly help with that. The shyness will always challenge me and my photography. Of course, asking a woman, a stranger, to mime mashing a cigarette butt in Paris might be going a little too far…

Ashtray, Paris

 

Before stopping here, I picked up the new copy of Pariscope, the events magazine out new every Wednesday. 50 euro cents.

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(I wish she’d move her cup. I’ve never been so excited to see someone smoking before!)

le pieton – the pedestrian

5:10PM  There are a number of us facing the sunshine, drying our soggy limbs. For the record, my feet are dry and my flats are, well…not as wet.

Oh! I just remembered! It’s really good I’m using my phone for photos for another really great reason – I forgot my camera battery charger and have not found another! Yet, as I sit here, I cannot resist the urge to pull out my camera and use my telephoto lens to unobtrusively spy!

Camera out. Sit. Drink. Explore. Revive.

 

 

 

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