June 05, 2007

Should I change my camera?

My camera is perhaps not the best on the market, but you cannot blame it for the distorted look of this building. The building is being reconstructed or refurbished and during this period it has been “hidden” like this. It seems to be a fashion; this is not the only example.

I trust that it will not look like this when they have finished the job.

37 comments:

GMG said...

I wouldn't like to see it this way when finished; but for the time being I've no objections...

Shionge said...

Hey so creative...:D

MONA said...

& what about that tree? is it being refurbished too? LOL

I love this picture!!!

Ex-Shammickite said...

Me too, I love the picture, so eyecatching and different.... so much better than sheets of plastic flapping in the wind.

Ex-Shammickite said...

Regarding the alphabet posts on my blog, I suddenly started at A, then B followed, and then I couldn't stop! Only 6 more letters to go, and then.... maybe start on numbers? 1... 2... 3...

Keshi said...

Peter Im beginning to believe it :)

Keshi.

Lavenderlady said...

what an unusual photo. I can't wait to see the finished project.

lyliane said...

Ce ne doit pas être très pratique pour ouvrir une fenêtre! Peut être as tu trouvé des fontaines à champagne et voilà le résultat...
Mais cet effet donne à la photo un look surprenant.

Leena said...

What about a software, what you have used or am I wrong :))
Thank you for your comments on my blog, I am glad about your and others
visits, but I must now prioritize very carefully.
Take care!

alice said...

Excellent! As-tu vu ce reportage à la télé sur cette femme qui récupère les bâches publicitaires pour en faire des sacs (très beaux d'ailleurs)? Peut-être a t-elle déjà réservé celle-ci? Bonne journée!

richard said...

Gaudi is alive and well and working in Paris. (NB the roses that you commented on in my blog,a re available in colour if you follow the link to "Niederdorf Rose Garden"

Olivier said...

ton APN profite trop de Paris ;o) maintenant plus qu'un verre d'aperitif pour ta camera. bonne idee de photo


your APN benefits too much from Paris; O) maintaining more than one aperitif glass for your camera. good idea of photograph

Peter said...

gmg:
I guess that the result will be much more ordinary.

shionge:
Yes, I very much like this idea!

mona:
Thanks! The trees look a bit twisted too, but it may be natural!

ex-shammickite:
Good ideas about the numbers; you can go on for ever!

keshi:
Believe that I should change my camera?

lavernderlady:
Thanks for your visit.
I could possibly check what it looks like when finished, but I'm afraid it will look very ordinary.

lyliane:
J'aimerai bein trouver des fontaines à champagne! Tu as des adresses?

leena:
I don't know which software the creator may have used.

alice:
Non, je n'ai pas vu ça. Une bonne idée de recupération!

richard:
Gaudi; good remark!

Peter said...

olivier:
Trois verres, bonjour le dégâts!

Abraham Lincoln said...

Things look normal to me. What is everyone talking about?

I have not had a kidney stone attack in several years now. I have had many of them in my lifetime. Unfortunately, mine are made up of calcium and cannot be blasted with ultra sound waves and destroyed. I have to either pass them or go under the knife.

My wife has had one attack and now she no longer thinks child birth is more painful.

One of my daughters has had many of them and her stones are formed by uric acid I think and can be smashed with sound waves but she always passed her stones. She takes medicine to prevent them. Unfortunately the same medicine does not work on calcium stones.

I came also to thank you for your frequent visits to my blog and for your comments there. Thanks.

bergere said...

Ciao peter
un picollo regalo italiano (after your participation at my questionnaire)
Just have a look there
http://good.mood.over-blog.com/article-6637628.html

Cergie said...

Il y a des immeubles qui ont réellement la façade tordue : l'école d'archi à Ménilmontand par exemple
Je ne comprends pas vraiment si c'est ton APn qui fait cet effet ou un revêtemnt spécial

Oui, Honk Hong n'était pas loin de Zhuhai, mais on a déjà mis 3 heures pour aller à Macao à cause de la douane et des formalités !!!
Tu sais, Peter, si tu as cliqué sur le lien vers JM billaut, tu as vu qu'on a été fort occupés avec des réunions, on a été reçus par les autorités parce qu'il y avait des gens importants dans notre groupe et en réallité je n'ai pas vraiment fait de tourisme, on a beaucoup couru, fait des tas de repas officiels etc
C'est ainsi que je suis sur les rotules !!!
Et bien tant pis, c'est un aspect aussi important d'avoir rendez vous avec le n°1 du parti local de Huangshan et de se faire inviter par lui à diner ou de rencontrer les gens de l'alliance française de shanghai par exemple
Mais hélas ce n'est guère facile à passer sur un blog !
En plus notre voyage qui s'appellait mission chine 2007 regroupait des gens qui avaient tous des exigences différentes et ce n'est pas l'idéal en plus du temps affreux de faire de belles photos !
En attendant le blog de JM Billaut est plein d'infos passionnantes. En plus il a même deux photos avec moi dessus. Il faut dire qu'il avait un super équipement informatique alors que moi j'ai péniblement pu me connecter qu'une fois sur internet (j'en ai profité pour te répondre brièvement sur mon blog jardin. Tu as eu le dernier commentaire de Marguerite et en plus mon seul commentaire depuis la chine !)


Je compte que tu vas partir en Chine et là ce sera possible pour toi de faire de belles photos et de beaux messages parce que tu ne seras pas comptable devant un groupe de 20 personnes dont un conseiller régional et deux maires
Je m'en réjouis d'avance !

Matritensis said...

Wow really amazing!!
In Madrid we have some works, but this is very nice.
The spanish name is trampantojo, i don´t know in english.
Trampantojo two words; trampa (trap) ojo (eye)

Peter said...

abraham:
Thanks for answering on my "kidney questions".

bergere:
What a nice surprise! I'm answering on your blog.

cergie:
Heureusement, mon camera ne va pas si mal. Il faut que je regarde l'école archi pour voir comment mon camera réagit.
Oui, j'ai compris que ton voyage en Chine était plus un "voyage d'affaires" qu'autre chose.
La décision pour mon voyage en Chine cet été n'est pas encore définitve, mais j'espère.

matritensis:
"Same" in French: trompe-l'oeil. In English, I don't know ("cheat the eye"???)

ruth said...

I'm a bit confused. :|

Peter said...

ruth:
I can understand your confusion.

Everybody:
Obviously the different comments may have contributed to some further confusion. I trust that it's cear to everybody that this is a temporary solution to cover the building during the refaction.

(Maybe I'm stupid now to explain this; it may have been obvious to all of you, but I prefer to be "stupid" rather than to leave anybody with a wrong idea.)

lasiate said...

on ne sait plus qui a bu, l'auteur ou le spectateur! en tout cas une surprise commune!

delphinium said...

qui a bu boira... :-)

isabella said...

Well, it's either your camera or I have to stop drinking wine so early in the day ;-)

Peter said...

lasiate:
Ce n'est pas l'auteur!

delphinium:
C'est pour qui que tu le dis?

isabella:
It's not my camera, but don't stop drinking wine! (I guess you made this comment around noon your time - for breakfast, orange juice is wiser.)

Dina said...

it looks so different from the old boring scaffolding looks! I like this alot.

lyliane said...

Pour les fontaines à champagne, je ne connais qu'une adresse: la tienne!!

Keshi said...

nah the pic :)

Keshi.

Drama Div@ said...

kewl.... Mystery is at the heart of creativity.

black feline said...

lol...but it really looks like one of Gaudi's works...very good!

Nathalie said...

Ca c'est tout le raffinement de l'Europe. C'est vraiment genial de dépenser de l'argent en créativité temporaire sur un chantier. Je ne peux même pas imaginer une seconde la même chose à Sydney.
Ici, on fait simple direct et s'il y a un chantier on voit un chantier,ou alors on cloture grossièrement, point barre.

Un jour peut-être ???

April said...

*lol* It looks like a reflection, very funny.

Chuckeroon said...

Peter........I think you fell into a trap. The "stupid ones" were just leading you on. Now who's stupid? Well, not you ;-).

BTW I'm enjoying your use of collage as in the Grand/Petit Palais bridges etc etc. and elsewhere.....that way you can cover a lot of good ground.

Ming_the_Merciless said...

Cool effect!!

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