Monday, October 17, 2011

Timeless


Thanks to the well dressed patrons, this photograph could have been snapped decades ago.

24 comments:

Bienvenue chez French Girl in Seattle... said...

Love it! This photo would have looked great at the top of my recent story about Parisian cafés! Veronique

Petrea Burchard said...

I love that people want so much to sit outside at a Paris Cafe that they'll wrap up in winter coats and scarves to do it.

ALAIN said...

Le temps s'est peut-être arrêté dans la rue vieille du temple.

ADEEYA said...

Nice one! :)

Malyss said...

Except from the girl's hair (in older times, women did not let hair free) and the moto in the back right.Otherwise, yes, a great out of time picture of "the philosophes"!

this is Belgium said...

love this one

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

It is stunning, as ANY snapshot of that fab city can be1!!! ANITA

M said...

Virginia, thisnis great in B&W! Overcoats certainly are timeless!

Leif Hagen said...

Ah to sit in a cafe' in Paris and watch the world go by....

p said...

Very philosophical, indeed. But then again, isn't everything in Black & White?

Daryl said...

this photo is pure Paris

Cezar and Léia said...

Bravissimo!
It reminds me Robert Doisneau!Congratulations!
Léia

Starman said...

The timelessness is more due to the lack of color than the patrons.

vicki archer said...

I love this cafe....and such a classic shot too Virginia....Timeless, indeed...xv

Dianne said...

Ah! Paris is timeless - I would have to stop for a cafe creme - right there on the corner with my chair facing out!!

Owen said...

Looks like you've been having entirely too much fun. Café hopping, crunching a macaron or two, sipping champagne... only in Paris !

Jack said...

You're right, Virginia. I don't see anything in this picture that gives it away.

martinealison said...

Une très belle ambiance parisienne...
gros bisous

Catherine Robinson said...

Fabulous...could be a Brassai shot!
xx

James said...

My first thoughts were timeless and classic and that was before I saw the title. Excellent shot!

CafePasadena said...

Ah, you're at your lady shutterbug best when photographing Cafe''s! I could eazily fit into this pic!

Haddock said...

Yes it looks like a scene from the "Resistance" era of the WW-II

ANNE said...

This puts me in a true autumn mood... love it!

LA VIE EN ROSE said...

Oh, Virginia, I've just an hour or so looking at your beautiful blog and soaking it all in! All your photos are brilliant. This one is outstanding! This photo sums up Paris for me, - it is timeless - could be Hemingway's Paris! Thank you for leaving such a lovely comment on my blog BTW - greatly appreciated! I don't know if you read the part about me living in France but I lived in Paris for a few years and like you left a small piece of my heart there when I moved back to Ireland. Your photos brought so many memories rushing back, it's been a lovely trip down memory lane! thank you, adding you to my blog roll so I don't miss any more! Sharon