Restaurant le 59 new > 'Notre Dame and Moon', Paris
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We can see the Palais de Justice, Notre Dame and the Petit Pont in the 'Notre Dame and Moon' photograph. The Petit Pont, built in 1853 occupies a site that has had a bridge since ancient times. The Seine reflects not only the lights along the quai, but the Moon rising above the Cathedral.
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 ...