Category Archives: street photography

Thinking of Paris…

West Highland Way ~ Day 8 will have to wait due to the tragic events in Paris, France. Click on the video link for a short viewing from the People of Paris series:

Images by Joyce Meyer

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies were born in Paris, and continue to operate there.  Another organization whose roots are in France is Médecins Sans Frontières, or Doctors Without Borders. Click on the links if interested in more information and how to donate.

Americans in Paris were urged to call 001 202 501 4444 for information and assistance.

Pray for Paris and the world…

People of Paris #12

People of Paris #12 features Pigeon Man, also known as the Pigeon Whisperer. It appears as though the gentleman is not thrilled with his role in life and may be thinking that this is one crappy job.

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Located in the Notre Dame Cathedral square,  there is some history behind this practice. The original Pigeon Man of Notre Dame, Pierre Pradeau came almost every day after his retirement to feed the birds, until he passed away on December 13th, 2009.

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Image from pigeonfriend.blogspot.com

This image shows love and kindness for his feathered friends…

It’s all in the attitude, right?

 

People of Paris #11

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.
~ Marilyn Monroe

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People of Paris #9… Wonder Hero?

People of Paris #9 spot goes to this costumed Spiderman wonder hero all bundled up and sitting with his donation cup in hand, mostly appearing to sleep. Busy night of fighting crime?

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Photo by Joyce Meyer

Located in the Montmartre section of Paris, France.

People of Paris #8… Beggars of Notre Dame

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Image by Joyce Meyer

Yes, I did donate to their cause after snapping this photo. Felt like the fair thing to do… scam or not.

People of Paris #6… Parrot and Conversation

The “Lady in Red” puts down her accordion and stops to amuse an equally colorful parrot while the vendor strikes up a conversation.

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Image by Joyce Meyer

Near the steps of Sacre Coeur in Paris, France.

People of Paris #2… The Butcher

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.  ~ William Morris

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Image by Joyce Meyer

Farmers’ Market in Paris, France.