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I took this photo last year when it was snowing very hard. Another of my favourite photos
I posted on flickr in January 2009
16 comments so far...
December 17, 2009, 01:25 PM
someone was out biking in this.
December 17, 2009, 01:35 PM
10x fav! Oh definitely... they bike in all kinda of madness weather wise in Europe. I only bike, some people find this impressive. However *I* find *this* impressive.
December 17, 2009, 01:48 PM
Must admit I was inside a car, which is quite unusual for me. I hate driving and don't if I can help it. Plus driving in Paris normally is sheer hell, so you can imagine what driving in Paris in the snow can be.
Lots of bikes in Paris these days. We have system that allows you to rent bikes. I'll have to get a photo of that. You rent the bike and leave it wherever you are going, then you rent another one to get back home. Or take the métro
December 17, 2009, 05:07 PM
I hate driving too and since it's inevitable where I live, it sucks! I love this photo by the way. I wish we had Vélib here too but being LA, I'm sure they'd all be stolen before you can even rent one!
December 17, 2009, 05:11 PM
I like the focus on the raindrops on the window and the not-so-focused bicycle and trees. Lovely picture that captures Paris and the cold day.
December 17, 2009, 05:15 PM
@islandbanshee, they steal Vélib here too. Mairie de Paris even have a poster describing vélib 'bandits' as devils ;)
@Monceau thank you. You should add an icon to your profile and upload a couple of photos!
December 17, 2009, 06:57 PM
I so love this in every single way.
December 17, 2009, 10:35 PM
This is magnificient,
I love it :)
December 18, 2009, 12:27 AM
You decided to break my heart with these photos today...
December 18, 2009, 10:14 AM
December 18, 2009, 10:39 AM
Real cool pic, but doesnt make me wanna get up and out today. The snow has been falling on and off overnight. Brrrrrrr, its cold. :-)
December 18, 2009, 08:42 PM
The composition is very special, I think there are not many people who a have the heart to pull the main object out ot focus.
December 18, 2009, 11:00 PM
@berlinerstrasse.net The bike wasn't my main object, the sadness and the atmosphere were.
December 18, 2009, 11:32 PM
When I saw your tweet I just had a feeling it would be this photo! One of my faves too. The focus on the raindrops is just perfect.
February 03, 2010, 03:57 AM
March 20, 2010, 07:39 PM
Beautiful mood, merci bien.
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This photo was taken on January 05, 2009 at 03:56 PM and uploaded on December 17, 2009 at 01:20 PM.
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