Tag: Paris

We’ll Always Have Paris (Apps)

We’ll Always Have Paris (Apps)

When I spent five days in Paris back in 1999, I used paper maps and printed guidebooks to find my way around.

(Guy Moll Flickr Photo)
(Guy Moll Flickr Photo)

But that was seems “So 20th Century” in today’s world when travelers circle the globe with smartphones in their hands and pockets, and tablets in their carry-on bags.

Here are three apps that Kim Eaton of The New York Times suggests that you use on your next (or first) visit to The City of Light.

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Travel Photo Thursday: The “Colorless” City of Light

Travel Photo Thursday: The “Colorless” City of Light

Fifty Shades of Grey might be a great title for a book or a movie, but in photography, unless one is shooting in color, it’s best if everything is shown in shades of black and white, not grey (or gray).

Rainy Day in Paris at the Art Institute
And while the French Impressionists painted Paris in color, the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, is known for his black & white photographs of the City of Light.

This Storehouse story, “Paris Monochrome: La vie en rose,” whose subtitle is the name of the best known song of the famous Parisian singer, Édith Piaf, might well have been composed of photos by the famous “street photographer” himself.

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Being “intouchable” in Paris

Being “intouchable” in Paris

The Untouchables.

It must be that movie filmed in Chicago about Elliott Ness, his unlikely friendship with a city cop, and the war they waged against Al Capone during Prohibition.

Nope.

The Untouchables (The Intouchables; in French with English subtitles).

It’s a movie filmed in Paris about the unlikely friendship between two men whose life tracks probably should have never crossed, but did.

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