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Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France
Canon EOS 500D, 18mm, 1/40sec

Featured in ♥ EASTERN EUROPEAN ART ♥ on 17-11-2013
Top10 of the Monthly Exposure Challenge for April In or On the Roof in Windows and Doors group
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A bit history:
In 1895, Théophile Bader and his cousin Alphonse Kahn opened a fashion store in a small haberdasher’s shop at the corner of rue La Fayette and the Chaussée d’Antin, in Paris. In 1896, their company purchased the entire building at n°1 rue La Fayette; in 1905 they acquired the buildings at n°38, 40 and 42, boulevard Haussmann and n°15 rue de la Chaussée d’Antin. Bader commissioned the architect Georges Chedanne and his pupil Ferdinand Chanut to design the store at the Haussmann location, where a glass and steel dome and Art Nouveau staircases were finished in 1912. (wikipedia)

Comments

  • John Velocci
    John Velocciabout 1 year ago

    very nice. I got a couple of those to.

  • Thank you! The place is hard to miss when in Paris ;)

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Ellanita
    Ellanitaabout 1 year ago

    Stunning capture Elena!!!!

  • Thank you Ellanita!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonabout 1 year ago

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 1 year ago

    GORGEOUS FRAMING AND CAPTURE

  • Spasibo Luda :)

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Randy Turnbow
    Randy Turnbowabout 1 year ago

    Nice image, thanks for submitting! Click the banner to see the gallery.

    A World of EOS gallery

  • Thank you Randy!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Angelika  Vogel
    Angelika Vogelabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful, Elena!!

  • Thank you Angelika!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • kseniako
    kseniakoabout 1 year ago


    11.17.2013
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    Congratulations!

  • Thank you so much! I highly appreciate this!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowreeabout 1 year ago

    beautiful capture! I would recognise that roof in a million :)

  • Spasibo Irina!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...9 months ago


    You are in the Top.10. of the Monthly Exposure Challenge for April….. HERE

  • Thank you Larry!

    – Elena Skvortsova

  • Alexandra Lavizzari
    Alexandra Lavi...9 months ago

    Congratulations, Elena, for a well deserved top ten placement. Your image is very impressive.

  • Thank you Alexandra!

    – Elena Skvortsova

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