Paris In Springtime:Series 1
Another face of one of Europe'e most popular destinations
Paris: The City of Lights, the City of Lovers...and a city which loans itself very well to black & white photography. I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Paris in May and have assembled several series based on my pictures. This one focuses on a single destination: Père Lachaise.
Père Lachaise is a huge cemetery in the middle of Paris and resting place to a number of notable figures throughout history, including Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde and Chopin among many others. For photographers, its real appeal are the rows and rows of hulking mausoleums as well as the very original (and sometimes downright weird and creepy) artwork and ornate sculptures. The long tightly packed "streets" and vegetation gives plenty to play with when you have a little sunlight. I'm sure I could have walked around there all day and not have been bored (nor would I have seen it all...it's simply a massive place!).
Should you ever visit Paris, definitely include Père Lachaise on your itinerary!