Canon 7D, 96mm, f/4, 1/800s, ISO 800
I’ve always loved flea markets, and the pleasure of discovering completely different flea markets here in Shanghai is even greater than back in France. One of the things I love about them is repetition, the accumulation of identical (or similar) objects which makes for interesting photographic patterns. I was intrigued by those coins that have Chinese markings on one side and the US motto on the other. Probably from the colonial concession era.
A Thousand Buddhas
Canon 7D, 96mm, f/4, 1/6400s, ISO 1600
Now that I’m more or less settled in Shanghai I can start sharing photos again. Many, though not all, will be from Asia, as you can imagine. This is from a wonderful ‘antiques’ market in Dong Tai Lu, Shanghai.
One of my favourite places to visit in exotic countries is food stalls and markets.
I only spent little time in Washington DC, but as soon as I saw that arcade at Union Station I knew I had to shoot it (and I wasn’t the only one…)
I love patterns and repetition in photography, and vegetable markets offer lots of opportunities for these kinds of photos.
The Eclade Charentaise is a mussle dish from the Charente region of France. Raw mussels are spread on a stone table, covered with pine needles which are set on fire. That’s how the mussles cook. It’s a very pungent dish, and an even more fascinating pattern to shoot for a photographer.
Believe it or not, this was shot in front of a food store in San Francisco’s China Town. Yummy!
This is one of the first shots I did that I was really pleased with. It was shot in Saint-Jean Pied de Port in the Basque Country and features their main export: espadrilles! It’s now available on my store and you can order prints from anywhere in the world just by clicking on the links below the photo.