Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
stretched at the tour eiffel by cweeks stretched at the tour eiffel by cweeks
i wasn't much interested in le tour eiffel ...

but in the people around it.

besides avoiding the idiots trying to sell me plastic wind-up birds ...

they do understand "fuck off," by the way ...

i saw this little girl with her grandfather's dog ...

something about it works.

ilford delta 400, 125th at about f/8.
Add a Comment:
Ryuiishi Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i didn't notice the dog until i read your description xP
amazing shot :)
damien-c Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009
Everything works. It's stunning.
m0riendi Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2008
this is a nice picture, I never been to paris and yet I have seen lots of pics showing the eiffel tower. and yet, this must be the most catchy picture I've seen of it. nice job :)
Diggen Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2007
ik00ra Featured By Owner May 20, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice composition...

Which lenses did you use?
cweeks Featured By Owner May 20, 2006
thank you.

a 35/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH.
ik00ra Featured By Owner May 20, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you for the information.
ps: i need a 35mm!
cweeks Featured By Owner May 20, 2006
no prob.

you'll LOVE a 35! that is if you're shooting film ... otherwise ... with most digital ... it ends up being a 50! ;)
ik00ra Featured By Owner May 21, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
hehe..just yesterday i wanted to buy a wide lens (28mm - max. 16 euro) for my analogue cam on ebay, but they tricked me :( (16,50)
on my dslr i have a (28-70) lens..but now I will shoot more with the analogue cam (have now 50 and 70-210mm) but i will have a 35mm or less mm lens!
eLfa Featured By Owner May 20, 2006
i miss Paris so much...oh.. we can see montparnasse :) nice
EthuilEruanniel Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2006
I think it's awesome. everybody's back is against you, then you see this girl who's staring at the dog. great.
looks like it could've been taken a loooong time ago, if it wasn't for the clothes of ppl and stuff. u know.
I didn't enjoy the eiffel tower either, too much people, CRAZY about getting up on top. and I have a fear of heights. yip
martinroger Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Have you seen of the people are just going in the queue like idiots ? Just to reach the first or second floor and see the city from a lil more higher point.
I don't get them.

Nice shot, i remember having problems because fo the ambient dust under the Tour Effeil.

How much did you enjoy Paris?

kunedo Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2006
I like this kind of shot, really nice man.
MetaphoricLullaby Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2006
Nice shot. It's good to see regular life... celebrities are made to be something they're not. I don't mean any disrespect, your photography is beautiful. I just don't support this culture of make believe...
stone-statue Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2006
i feel so small when i look at this :)
mokman Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2005   Photographer
nice shot!
claytes Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2005   Photographer
wonderful frame here! i just got back from europe, and found myself doing the same thing.. watching the people under the eiffel and not the tower. came out with a few nice shots but nothing as good as this one here.

the 10 minute "conversation" with the homeless man playing me his recorded was the highlight, for sure.
Distastefulpoison Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2005
now they're trying to sell you light-up mini eifell towers.
they're so fucking annoying.
i tried fuck-off, it just got me stalked for about three city blocks.
jigga-jayb Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2005
cweeks Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2005
thank you!
kimi-lady Featured By Owner May 7, 2005  Professional Photographer
you are such a people person :)
cweeks Featured By Owner May 7, 2005
kimi-lady Featured By Owner May 7, 2005  Professional Photographer
hey, i know what you mean...

but secretly you know they bring life to the dullest of scenes....however annoying they can get :p
ace-piper Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2005
you have talent. you're good at what you do
cweeks Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2005
guess that's why i'm working.

it's not just my winning personality.


thank you!
CoverUpYourFace Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2005   Photographer
love what u did with the tower!!!!!
joejoesmoe Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2005
Even more original:!: I adore this one. Another fav :+fav: :)
iamkatia Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2005
oh, yea. it works alright.

this is my kind of shot.

fruitnfibrestock Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice shot of the tower, I like the focus being on the people.

oh holy geeze... i love this. ahhh.... its so.... ahhh..... love it love it love it! i really dig the sea of people... it just sets the whole thing off... you're my new hero. :boogie:
nasigoreng Featured By Owner May 10, 2003
this is a perfect streetlife photography.
dude, i really like the grain!!!
that's one of the things i really enjoy from your pics.

again, you took the pic in the right moment! fantastic composition
azulitalinda Featured By Owner May 9, 2003
this is an amazing shot.. i lovethe way u only tooked half of the tower. and concentrated on the people around it. well done Clap
HybridProcess Featured By Owner May 8, 2003
Haha! i just noticed the little girl and the dog. I was thinking to myself, chris... the eiffel tower? But the tension (not really but i can't describe the interaction) between the dog and the little girl is great! the tower frames and then stretches the scene, making it somewhat comical.
culturastudio Featured By Owner May 7, 2003
Bloody street peddlers!! Do they ever run out of those damn flying birds?? Love the dog on the leash on the far end of the frame...perfectly balanced moment.
dade3933 Featured By Owner May 7, 2003  Professional Photographer
I love how you make grain & contrast work in your favor. The structure of the tower is a great frame for the shot. I like how so much is going on, but the girl and the dog are just kind of bored in the midst of it all. +fav
chich Featured By Owner May 7, 2003   Photographer
Fantastic composition, I love the way the tower frames the picture, and the way the girl's face draws your attention to the dog. Great shot!
urban-khaos Featured By Owner May 7, 2003
so rough and ready i like it =) (Smile)
l0st Featured By Owner May 6, 2003   Photographer
Everything leads to that dog.

The line from the old guy, the little girl looking at it. Amazing composition.

A great architectural/portrait/landscape all in one!
mari3jane Featured By Owner May 6, 2003   Filmographer
great composition. i love the lines of the architecture.
eatyourguitar Featured By Owner May 6, 2003
simply put, this is so good.
Add a Comment:


Submitted on
May 6, 2003
Image Size
366 KB


113 (who?)