December 19, 2011

Intimate Fragments





















When one thinks of Versailles, one usually thinks of pomp, decadence and indulgence. Despite its size and grandeur, I was surprised at how intimate it could feel. I thought that, at times, its occupants must have tired of the obligations of state, and perhaps of the grandness of it all. So I sought out the quiet spaces and little details, imagining the hidden moments that have been lost to time and history.

23 comments:

christine said...

Love how you captured Versailles. I've been there many times and feel like with these pics I was seeing it for the first time again.

tinajo said...

Beauty is in the details - and you show them so well! :-)

superminchan said...

so beautiful :) i was here last year, and felt like i was in a big museum. but your pictures make the place look beautiful and magnificent, yet homey and delicate.

Désirée said...

Feel so proud!!! Thanks!!

Louise said...

Beautiful as always ...

sindrome coleccionista said...

Fantastic serie nice photos

A Serenade for Solitude said...

Sigh...beautiful. I would love to see such things!

Linda said...

So so beautiful and elegant...Absolutely love how you have captured the feeling of Versailles!

Jem said...

This post is Versailles captured so beautifully - it's funny, I often wonder similar things - whether the pomp and ceremony ever got to be completely exhausting and people retreated into a corner to be alone?

Jem xXx

ElleSee said...

I love your photographs! They are definitely not the typical photographs of Versailles. Very fresh :)

Marias Teater said...

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Lindsey Afton Dufoe said...

Your images are so beautiful. I love Versailles! You've captured it so uniquely.

Jocee said...

that is quite gorgeous. really.
-jocee <3

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Marcie said...

What a beautiful tour of this magnificent castle. Love how you've focused on the details of the grand space. Well done!

Victoria - Washington Boudoir Photographer said...

Really great shots of Versailles, i'm definitely gonna have to visit now!

with the crash of each wave said...

I always wonder how you can achieve all these blurred effects, i have no idea how you do it..the atmosphere of your photos is so amazing and dreamy! Sorry for my terrible english, just wanted to say how much i love your works!

Michelle said...

Just came across your site and blog after "pinning" nearly all of your photographs...didn't realize they were all coming from the same person! You are so, so talented and have such a unique way of capturing some of my favorite places in the world :) I loved Versailles, and I'm amazed at how you managed to make it feel intimate. Expect a large order for some prints coming your way soon!

sécia said...

Simply in love.

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Punctuation Mark said...

beautiful images!!! wish you a great 2012!!!

Caty said...

superbe!

Connie said...

I am such a fan!!!!!

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