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A weekend in Nice

Discussion in 'Photojournalism, Candids and Street Photography' started by Luckynp, Oct 25, 2005.

  1. Just back from a weekend in Nice. Apart from a disaster with the camera (posted elsewhere) a reaaly good trip and photo location. The 70-200 VR was never off the camera.

    There are some striking buildings. Here is the seafront villa I have picked out for myself when I have done the bank job.

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    The weather was mixed, but there was some very pleasant sunshine in the afternoons, with that French amosphere everywhere.

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    People were exercising:
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    showing off their skills:
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    or just spending time with their family and friends:
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    Full gallery at: http://www.pbase.com/luckynp/nice
  2. pcjr


    Sep 19, 2005
    Nice photos. My 70-200 VR is also rarely off my camera!
  3. Leigh


    Feb 19, 2005
    I checked out your gallery...you have some beautiful photos there. Thanks so much for sharing with us.
  4. SRA


    Jul 29, 2005
    Orem, Utah
    Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed your photos and inspiration.
  5. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Extremely nice, Nice :>))

    Great tastes in Villas.

    If I help with the bank job, can we both have one :>)))
  6. Mike, great job capturing the feel of the place. Very nice work.
  7. Thanks all.

    Gale of course, the more of us turn our minds to the bank job, the more there will be for everyone.

    The thing I really liked about Nice was the friendliness of the people. If you only really know Paris, then Nice is a revelation. It is the only place I have ever felt comfortable about approaching people openly and asking if I could take their photo. In every case they were delighted.

    I find increasingly when I travel that I have much less interest in buildings and much more interest in people. As Dave says, I try to capture the feel of the place. I'm not there yet, but I am improving.
  8. Nice shots Mike.

    It's a great place to take people shots. There is so much going on, and as you say most of the people are very friendly.

    I live very close, but don't get out there enough. My last time was in March, just for taking photo's. I'll post some in a new thread.
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