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'Eiffel Tower and Seine' was taken on a cloudy winter night in Paris.The night sky is aglow with a golden light created by the Eiffel Tower's 20,000 special lights illuminating the clouds. The reflections of the lamppost globes along the banks and bridge dance upon the river at night in the City of Lights.
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 ...