Bordeaux - the city, not the wine!


Link Posted 22/08/2017 - 21:24
It was many years since I was last in Bordeaux, so this summer's visit was like seeing it all for the first time. It's a lovely city with a lively and friendly feel. Much lauded is the Place de la Bourse (1, 2 ,, a big open square which has hidden jets for steam or water to cover the area, much to the delight of both tourists and locals. The narrow streets with tall buildings are especially attractive when the sun highlights the upper parts. There's a magnificent cathedral and an excellent modern tram system for getting about. Hope these give a good impression! All K-3 and DA*16-85










Last Edited by jvs on 22/08/2017 - 21:30


Link Posted 22/08/2017 - 21:27
Don't know how that funny face got in there instead of an eight and I can't find a way to get rid of it! Weird!


Link Posted 22/08/2017 - 21:32
jvs wrote:
Don't know how that funny face got in there instead of an eight and I can't find a way to get rid of it! Weird!

Change it to:
(1, 2 ,8 )

8 and bracket together is read as

Re the photos, I like the brown tones in them. Shame about the wires in some of them, for something more than a record shot I'd be tempted to clone those out. The K-3 with 16-85 is a great combo.
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Last Edited by JAK on 22/08/2017 - 21:38


Link Posted 22/08/2017 - 23:05
Fantastic set, great shooting.
Agree with John, k3 and 16-85 mm is a super combo
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Link Posted 23/08/2017 - 01:17
Nice set there...
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Link Posted 23/08/2017 - 06:47
Very nice
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Link Posted 23/08/2017 - 08:01
Loving the night shots

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Link Posted 23/08/2017 - 10:33
Lovely set of pictures - looks to be a great place to visit!


Link Posted 24/08/2017 - 21:03
Thanks for all the comments, inc. the 8 ) advice!
JAK, I take the point about the wires, but since they are supporting the street lights it would be very difficult to clone them out - and record shots is what they mostly are anyway, an attempt to convey the character of a lovely city.


Link Posted 26/08/2017 - 19:25
You've made the place shine, and certainly given a good sense of the style and tone of the architecture. We feel like we're exploring around those narrow streets. The low light ones are great, the reflections in No are great
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Link Posted 28/08/2017 - 14:37
Nice set especially like number four as, bar the woman bottom right, it looks like an old fashioned painting or canvas!

Looks a very picturesque place
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Link Posted 28/08/2017 - 21:06
Thanks, Nigel and Gareth. The lovely tall buildings and narrow streets give all kinds of contrasts between light and dark , sunlight and shade. And cyclists everywhere with hardly a helmet to be seen.
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