“Even more so than the planted architectural patterns and the groves, water in all its forms is the favoured ornament of ‘French-style’ gardens: water cascading in some groves, water spraying from fountains, the calm water of the vast sheets of artificial lakes reflecting the sky and the light such as the Water Parterre and the Grand Canal. ” — The Fountains, text from the official homepage of Château de Versailles.
The Pyramid fountain.
The drogon fountain.
The three fountains grove.
The fountain beside the three fountain grove next to the dragon fountain.
The Neptune fountain.
The Apollo Fountain, the Grand Canal in the background.
Fountains by night. The Latona fountain, the blue one in the back is the Apollo fountain.
I spent a day and a evening visiting the Versailles Gradens, only seen a corner and some fountains / photos taken on July 2012
Sculptures on the roof of Versailles Castle. There are many different sculptures in Versailles castle and gardens, I think it will be interesting to know their significances. Photos taken on July 2012.
A University campus in Guangzhou, South China, a city in the city, one can live his entire life inside.
It used to be a suburban of Guangzhou, little by little, it merged to the urbanization of the big city. The picture was taken(december 2011) outside the underground station which is next to the campus’ main entrance, people leave their bikes to pick up the metro.
AND, that’s where I spent my childhood and youth.
Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban
Just as good as the seaside.
photos taken in Jardin de Tuileries / August 2012
“Jesus! the heat…” (sculpture in Jardin de Tuileries Paris)
“What do you expect, mate?” (Place Vendôme Paris)
“some water?” (Place Vendôme Paris)
photos taken on August 2012.
Break the rules and experiment , surely that’s the aim of the Versailles Castle contemporary art exhibition (Joana Vasconcelos Versailles), at least one of. The art merge into the old Versailles atmosphere, give the old Castle some fresh air, contradictory though.
One of the exhibition work, a tower made with blue bottles.
When the night falls.
photos taken on July 2012.