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'Les Deux Garçons'

'Les Deux Garçons'
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Copyright: Stephen Nunney (snunney) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9921 W: 63 N: 27915] (122728)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-06
Categories: Daily Life
Camera: Canon EOS 1100D, Canon 18-55mm EF-S f/3.5-5.6 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-07-22 0:07
Viewed: 3712
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Les Deux Garçons is the most famous brasserie in Aix-en-Provence. Established in 1792, it stands on the Cour Mirabeau, a picture of which I posted at the beginning of this series from Aix. Over the years it has been frequented by the likes of Paul Cézanne, Émile Zola and Ernest Hemingway. A place to see and be seen.

Aix-en-Provence is a city and commune in the south of France, some 30 kilometres (19 miles) north of Marseille. It is in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, in the département of Bouches-du-Rhône, of which it is a subprefecture. The population is approximately 143,000.; its inhabitants are called Aixois or, less commonly, Aquisextains.

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Hi Stephen,
This is a beautiful composition and capture of this nice city.Very good POV and colors,

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  • Urs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1444 W: 83 N: 3294] (14082)
  • [2013-07-22 1:57]

Hi Stephen

Les Deux Garcons is the most famous brasserie of Aix en Provence. I hope you had time to enjoy a little refreshment there, although it looks very busy. Fine management of the attractive shadow and sunshine play. well done

Warm regards

Bonjour Stephen
J'aime beaucoup des teintes pastel de ce cliché très vivant.
Bonne journée.

Hello Stephen,

Mmm, I would like to be seen there!
This street has such an atmosphere of leisure, I couldn't imagine anyone rushing, here!
A fine viewpoint leads naturally from left to right, with lots of time to absorb the many details. The dappled sunlight adds extra interest.

Have a great day,
Bev :-)

Hello Stephen

Nice photo with city details of daily life.Great colors and lightning usage.Very good POV and atmosphere.TFS

Have a nice day

Hi Stephen
this looks so cool set amongst the trees. Can see why it is popular and your shot has captured the elegance and atmosphere of this place so beautifully. Execution and presentation perfect here.

Have a good week - Brian.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 24633 W: 523 N: 41345] (177668)
  • [2013-07-22 3:38]

Hello Stephen,

Excellent big picture with a very quiet subject.
You chose a vey well moment when the man willingness has for starting
Excellent composition, perfect captured.
Very well done, TFS.

Have a nice new workweek,

Bonjour Stephen,

Une ville de la Provence que j'aime beaucoup. Plusieurs très belles et bonnes terrasses ou s'asseoir et prendre un verre ou un bon repas. Les arbres se chargent de l'ombre.



Hello Stephen,I`m not sure how you have managed to do it, but despite the bright sunlit day you have shown the most amenable of scenes without the intrusion of any heavy shadows to spoil the view.A very,very nice photograph.

Hello Stephen!
Another beautiful street view of Aix-en-Provence!
Great colors and excellent sharpness, beautiful chiaroscuro.
I greet warmly

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9874 W: 157 N: 16079] (126553)
  • [2013-07-22 8:07]

Witaj Stephen!
Interesting street.
Curious houses and beautiful trees.
I like POV and composition.
Nicely colours.
Have a nice afternoon

Hi Stephen,
That's a nice lively street scene, and I am intrigued by the style of the buildings. Were it not for the trees, I would think this to be a village from the old west of the US.

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  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10378 W: 146 N: 25981] (125665)
  • [2013-07-22 23:59]

hi Stephen,

Nice place and with long history and tradition. Amazing to sit there where earlier was Hemingway and Cezanne. superb composition with fine colours and relaxed atmosphere.

Have a nice day


Ciao Stephen
stavo giusto parlando con mia moglie di questa famosa brasserie quando hai postato la foto del corso.
Ricordo che alla finestre c'erano delle statue di cuochi o camerieri.
Bella scena di vita tra luci ed ombre.
Buona giornata

Bonjour Stephen
une photo superbe de ce centre ville qui est très joli, avec les arbres et ombres, les terrasses de café qui se remplissent
excellente réalisation

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9445 W: 268 N: 3085] (103038)
  • [2013-07-23 9:01]

Hi Stephen,
another interesting presentation of street in Aix. Fine calm atmosphere here. Good comment in note and photo-work.
Have a nice evening.

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15717 W: 159 N: 27499] (144212)
  • [2013-07-24 10:59]

Hi Stephen
Toute la Provence dans cette image, la lumière, les arbres qui donne un joli jeu ombre sur les façades, la terrasse, l'animation que donne les personnes un peu partout dans le cadre, belle présentation
je suis allée là aussi en juin , mais pas dans la ville, que vous présenter si bien
Belle soirée

Hello Stephen,
Good food, sunshine and the South of France - couldn't be better! The dappled light and street empty of cars has given a very fine view of the brasserie which has been beautifully photographed. An image full of atmosphere, TFS.
Kind Regards, Ann

Hello Stephen,
this looks like a lovely and delightful place to go for a walk or for a drink in the refreshing shade. I like very much your presentation, the subtle perspective and how you cropped the trees just above the buildings. There's great clarity and sense of movement. The colours are beautiful and the atmosphere relaxing and pleasant. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,

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