Place de l'Hémicycle

Place de l'Hémicycle (Click to enlarge)


Place de l'Hémicycle

Place de l'Hémicycle in the evening, looking "outward"
You will probably better understand the reflection of the "deconstructed white bar" when you look at the image and the map inserted at the end to facilitate orientation.


Place de l'Hémicycle

Place de l'Hémicycle in the evening


Place de l'Ellipse

Place de l'Ellipse
The stark contrast are slightly mitigated using a simple "freeware" for Tone Range Mapping. Not quite satisfactory yet, but I am still experimenting and learning.


Place de l'Ellipse

Place de l'Ellipse in the evening
The weird silvery reflection that looks like a smoking chimney is in fact a chimney, but it is not "smoking". The upper part is distorted into a smudge by a window pane that seems to be under particular stress, quite different in any case from the one just below.


And here you see how the two places are "hidden" behind a white wall when looking towards them from the North. Place de l'Ellipse is the right "opening" on the image, place de l'Ellipse the left one. .
To help your orientation, I also add an extract of a map.
(Click to enlarge)

General View West End


Map West End