Le Bon Marché Paris France Photography on Sale

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$53.50
Toby Davis

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Small 8.0" x 12.0"
Medium 12.0" x 18.0"
Large 16.0" x 24.0"
X large 20.0" x 30.0"

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  • Each custom artwork is hand stretched and printed for your order
  • Vibrant colors printed on artist grade canvas
  • Printed image wraps 0.25 inch (0.6 cm) over the edges; the sides are white
  • Hanging hardware is included

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Le Bon Marché Paris France Photography on Sale

Paris skies. Paris skies are famous; famous the world round for being the most dramatic, most cinematic and most striking. On my first trip to Paris, I was lucky enough to capture this shot. Walking between one place to the next, this building caught my eye. I love old school signage. There’s something vintage Hollywood about it; an Art Deco minimalism. Each individual letter propped up by scaffolding. It reminds me of classic film noir, thriller and mystery.

Silhouette is one of my favourite photographic styles. I really like the use of it here. The signage and trees come together to form a two dimensional frame for the very three dimensional Parisian sky clouds. Shutting the aperture right down on a camera is always an adventure. A sky that can seem quite bland to the naked eye, suddenly becomes a dynamic tapestry of contrast.

Le Bon Marché is widely regarded as the first department store in the world. It was originally founded in Paris in 1838, but found its true home in a costumed built building in 1867 (constructed by Louis Auguste Boileau).

Featured in Artistic, Creative & Very Talented! in June 2010

Featured in The Silhouette Group in May 2010

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