Curve III – Paris Photographs

Parisian Curves - Adorable love locks on pedestrian brige over Seine
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In this blog, I have gathered a few photographs from my last year’s trip to Paris. Paris has innumerable photography sites. In this post, Parisian art and monuments are presented from a different perspective. It is a collection of Paris photographs containing curve or curved structures. Even simple day to day photography can be converted into art photography by simply changing the framing, perspective, and slight post processing to highlight specific features.

So, let’s explore !
 

Collection

These adorable lovelocks (i.e. padlocks) couples lock to a fixed public object such as fencing, bridge railings, or gates, to symbolize their love for each other. There many such bridges in Paris which are adorned with these lovelocks, most famous being Pont des Arts.
This is wider shot of yet another bridge adorned with lovelocks.
Love locks on bridge over Seine in Paris
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This is Beatifully curved Pont Alexandre III bridge over the Seine river in Paris.
Beatifully curved Pont Alexandre III bridge in Paris
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Another old, yet beautiful, and curvy wooden bridge over Seine river in Paris.
Curvy wooden bridge over Seine in Paris
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This photograph is of the Rose window on western facade of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Rose window on western facade of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
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Now, let us see few photographs from Palace of Versailles. Taking the RER C metro line is the fastest way to reach Versailles from the Paris city center. In my opinion, Versailles is one of the best photography sites in Paris.

Following art object is known as ‘Dirty Corner‘. This famous and controversial sculpture, placed in the Garden of Palace of Versailles, is created by a British-Indian sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor.
Dirty Corner - Sculpture by Anish Kapoor in the Garden of Palace of Versailles
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This is another curvy object. It is a sculpture, by the same artist, called as ‘Sky Mirror’ kept in the Garden of Palace of Versailles. Reflections of surroundings and sky casted in this mirror look really beautiful.
Sky Mirror - Sculpture by Anish Kapoor in the Garden of Palace of Versailles
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This beautiful object is a huge curved mirror placed right infront of the Palace of Versailles. As soon as you look into it, you get mesmerized. It is created by the same artist, Anish Kapoor.
C Curve - Sculpture by Anish Kapoor in the Garden of Palace of Versailles
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This weirdly looking dark vortex is known as ‘Descension‘. It creates a loud ghostly murmur and give a gloomy feelings to the viewers standing besides it.
Descension - Sculpture by Anish Kapoor in the Garden of Palace of Versailles
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I love outdoor fountains! It is a visual treat to watch fountains in the Gardens of Palace of Versailles. This is the Bassin de Latone, or Latona Fountain, in the Garden of Palace of Versailles. Those curves look beautiful with the sparkling water.
Bassin de Latone – Latona Fountain in Garden of Palace of Versailles
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Colourful ceiling with a curvy design elements, as seen in one of grand Salons in Versailles.
Beautiful ceiling in one of grand Salons in Palace of Versailles
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The Royal Chapel of the Palace of Versailles is magnificent! Curved structures look really beautiful compared to our modern flat and orthogonal ones.
Royal Chapel of the Palace of Versailles
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This is the Ceiling of one of the rooms in Palace of Versailles. It has perfectly shaped oval structure as decorative element.
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Now, following are the photographs shot from, and around the Eiffel tower. Following photograph shows breathtaking view of the dimly lit curved walk ways in the huge garden in front of the Eiffel tower.
View from the Eiffel Tower
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This is a Beautifully lit suspended bridge over Seine river.
Beautifully lit bridge over Seine
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Photograph of the Eiffel Tower clicked during a typical Paris river cruise.
Majestic Eiffel as seen from the cruise boat
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This massive steel structure gives lot of apportunities for abstract photography, or concept based photography.
Curved structures of Eiffel Tower
 

Parisian Curves – Flickr Gallery

Parisian Curves
 

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