When we were in Paris the other week I convinced Susan (and myself) that as we had Mobilis passes for the Metro we should go out after dinner and look at a sight. Usually we're not very good at that - in winter, after dinner, one hunkers down in the warm and listens to the radio.
We are glad we went out though. It was very cold, with a chill wind, but the clearest from fog the whole of the 4 days we were there. It made for some amazing photos.
Astronomy and architecture
I am rather pleased with these photos - considering I use a long lens and slow shutter speed and no tripod (420mm lens, and anywhere between 3/4second and 3second shutter speed) they have worked quite nicely, just by bracing myself and hanging on. But some pics I just couldn't make work - like this one of the big brown thing taken from the RER station. Looks more like HG Wells on a bender....
Next time we are in Paris we will have to go out at night again - it was rather pleasant to do something different.