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Sacré-Coeur at Night
Long and mild summer nights allow for a lot of exploring Paris after dark. Paris might be more beautiful after dark then it is during daytime.
I visited the Sacré-Coeur atop Montmartre and took this image about 30 minutes after sunset when there is still a small amount of ambient light in the sky.
The Sacré-Coeur was impressive the first time I set eyes on it and it still impresses me today. I also enjoy seeing it from various angles in the city; one of my favorite views can be seen as you approach the southern end of the Jardin du Luxembourg in the 6th Arrondissement on a very clear day.
If your travels bring you to Paris this summer, enjoy the spectacular lighting all around the city after dark.
Technical Details: Canon 1Ds Mark II, 16mm Lens, F 2.8, 1/30 shutter speed, ASA 400.
Clay McLachlan is a Paris-based photojournalist with a clientele that includes internationally acclaimed top chefs, resorts and restaurants. His work has been published in award-winning books you can learn about at Clay McLachlan.com. Clay shares a slice of life in France and beyond in a photo published weekly in BonjourParis.
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