Restaurant le 59 new > 'Fountain and Tree', Provence
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From the tree bark and fall leaves to the cobblestones and cement of the fountain and its flowing water, to the stonework on the houses, the 'Fountain and Tree' is replete with the textures and colors of a Provencal village in the fall. The composition leads the eye from the fountain and past the rocks to the blue door of one of the houses. Note the sailors' cross on the left.
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 ...