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Photographed in on rue Marchant in Metz, northeast France, when a sunny patch penetrated a storm cloud. The honey colored ‘jaument’ stone architecture of Metz absorbs shadows and reflects light like nothing I’ve ever seen… and the results can be simply ethereal, like this photo.

840 views as of 23 July 2011

Canon SX20 IS

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Travel and Adventure
Photographic France
Moody and Evocative


  • Studio-Three
    Studio-Threealmost 4 years ago

    Such a fantastic capture Jamie, I love this one.

  • Merci! :-)

    – Jamie Alexander

  • JennyArmitage
    JennyArmitagealmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous light. You caught it perfectly.

  • Thanks Jenny… yeah, it was quite a good moment to have my camera in my bag!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • Corinne Pouzet
    Corinne Pouzetalmost 4 years ago

    Géniale cette photo !

  • Merci Corinne!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • hootonles
    hootonlesalmost 4 years ago

    Superb image

  • Thank you so much!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • Christine Oakley
    Christine Oakleyalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature in Travel and Adventure on 7 February 2011!

    Keep the great work coming…

  • Thank you very much! I’m honored!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • nancy salamouny
    nancy salamounyalmost 4 years ago


  • Thank you Nancy!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • montserrat
    montserratalmost 4 years ago

    Amazing colour and light.

  • Thank you Montserrat :-)

    – Jamie Alexander

  • rasim1
    rasim1almost 4 years ago

    Awesome shot!!!

  • Thanks my friend!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much!

    – Jamie Alexander

  • walela
    walelaalmost 4 years ago


  • Thank you :-)

    – Jamie Alexander

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