Saturday Snapshots #147

by Jeanne on June 18, 2011

in London Life, Photography, Saturday Snapshots, Travel - France

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Eiffel Tower detail – Paris, July 2006

It has been called “the tragic lamppost” and a “grande suppositaire“.  It was designed and built in 15 months and stnds twice as tall as the Washington Memorial and the Great Pyramid of Cheops.  It featured in a Duran Duran music video and a James Bond movie.  I have stood at its pinnacle and its foot more than once, and admired it by both sunlight and moonlight.  And this weekend I plan to take a few more photos of it, because I find you can never have too many.

 

This is part of a series of non-food photographs that will be published every Saturday on CookSister – previously featured  photographs can be viewed on the Saturday Snapshots compendium pages.  Photos featured in Saturday Snapshots are available to buy as high-quality greeting cards or prints in my RedBubble store, or even as gorgeous A3-size2011 CookSister calendars for foodies, for London-loversItalophiles or beach lovers

If you want a custom calendar with your own selection of photos, starting in a month other than January, please e-mail me and we can discuss your requirements.  They make great gifts, for friends or for yourself.

 

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Jamie June 18, 2011 at 2:51 pm

Photos of the Eiffel Tower are so common, but Jeanne you have taken one of the most stunning I have seen. There is something beautiful and moody about it. It’s funny but I have rarely visited it, only a couple of times, but now you make me want to go.

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Firefly June 19, 2011 at 10:03 am

Oh how I would love to one day see the Eiffel Tower for myself.

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Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen June 21, 2011 at 1:13 am

What a fabulous shot, the strong graphical elements here are captivating.

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lily June 21, 2011 at 7:49 am

you make me want to Eiffel Tower,i think i will be there with Nita.and some secret man

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loveclair June 23, 2011 at 4:52 am

Eiffel Tower is my dream place, if i save enough money, i will go there , please wait for me

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Jeanne @ CookSister! July 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Thanks all for your lovely comments! I must have taken hundreds of pictures of the tower over the years, starting in 1983 on my first visit!

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