In the streets of Nantes on Ascension Thursday 2019

In the streets of Nantes on Ascension Thursday 2019

Same day as the last article, but this series is about the streets on Nantes, with some obligatory bike shots, some lovely knockers, shops, churches, and other buildings. This seems to represent part of my universe when I'm in Nantes. Or more the way I see this little area of Nantes. I usually park in [...]

The river Erdre in Nantes and some birds…

The river Erdre in Nantes and some birds…

It was Ascension Thursday which is a public holiday in France, and as usual I headed out to Nantes with my camera. The Canon had been getting jealous of the Fuji so I acquiesced. Killian, my son, and favourite travelling companion (have a look at the photos from Edinburgh) came with me. We ate at [...]

Photography in the streets of Nantes, May 2019

Photography in the streets of Nantes, May 2019

Now that you've had a bit of time to get used to me, I'm going to show you some of the usual photography I do, to keep my eye in. No fancy lenses. Just the Fujifilm X100F with it's 35mm equivalent lens. So basically I go into town with my small inconspicuous little camera that [...]

Modern architecture on the Île de Nantes

Modern architecture on the Île de Nantes

I remember when the words, "modern," and "architecture," when used together in the same sentence would conjure up images of post-war concrete brutalism. Think carparks from thw 1960's etc. Thankfully, this is no longer the case! Or at least I hope not. So nearly 60 years later, yes, that does give you a bit of [...]