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'Boulevard in Morning' was taken on an early, clear, crisp October morning on Blvd. St Germain with St Michel as the cross street. The Parisian man has just passed by Cafe Cluny with its traditional cane chairs waiting to be filled. Note the convergence of light and shadows formed by the trees and reflecting off of the cafe glass.
Paris is my favorite city; I first visited the City of Lights in 1969 and subsequently have made many trips to Paris in all seasons, light and weather conditions. Parisian storefronts, restaurants and cafes as well as its sun-dappled parks and fascinating architectural details are the motifs that first interested me. Soon, the colorful, bustling markets and rainy streets and sidewalks became important subjects for my compositions. Photographing the reflections on the wet pavement and myriad windows of cafes and ...