Thursday, 8 January 2009

The Sea, the Sky, the Airport


The impression of isolation here is wildly deceptive. At my back was the busy shopping mall of Cap 3000 and the spit of land in the distance that runs from the left is the runway for the airport. This part of the River Var that marks the western boundary of the city, though, is a mecca for bird watchers, nature lovers, dog walkers and people taking photos.
I stumbled over what looked like a professional photographer with his tripod, huge camera bristling with gear. I would have liked to ask him what he was shooting but he was fiercely concentrated on his task. I came across him later moving down the bank and noticed that he had someone to carry his equipment. Then I really regretted not waiting to speak to him

10 comments:

newman said...

have been reading your blog a couple of times, but like this latest post very good,


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Olivier said...

j'aime bien voir un autre photographe au travail, et souvent ils sont comme moi, ils aiment bien parler de leur passion, la prochaine fois n'hésite pas. Pas trop dur avec ce temps dans ta région ?

angela said...

Olivier: t'as raison mais je trouve que c'est difficile d'approcher les gens que je connais pas..surtout quand c'est en francais!

Newman: thank you.

Catherine said...

I'm with you Angela. I'm too shy; And sometimes, I regret.
Certainly, he was waiting for an airplane landing.

MumbaiiteAnu said...

So beautiful. It's hard to believe you were so close to a busy shopping mall.
Have a great weekend.

Ruth said...

How nice that you were able to capture a lovely scene like this close to an urban area. I hesitate to interrupt those serious photographers!

Walker said...

Looks like a scene from an island we visited while on a cruise. Terrific picture with the description.

BABOOSHKA said...

He had someone to carry his equipment. Now I really need to be in Nice if I can have a photocaddy. A mecca for for wildlife and photograpers. It looks it. I'm sold on it.

Jilly said...

Looks to me like you did as well as the professional photographer, Angela. A lovely shot.

humanobserver said...

A brilliant snap...