Snow in Paris!
Well, at least last night, though all evidence is already gone.
I’ve come from 11 days in Vermont where people bat nary an eyelash at several inches of the white stuff (witness photos below), but in Paris even flurries are an event. As it’s a rare occurrence, it casts the city in a different glow.
The excitement of the cityscape seen in a new way also drives this video by Benjamin Trancart. By now, time-lapse photography projects of Paris aren’t a revelation (perhaps the most well-known is Le Flaneur, which I also posted on the blog here), but this one manages to add a fresh spin with its surreal effects and music by Yasawas-Amon Tobin.
Plus, it took 100,000 photographs to create the video of less than 4 minutes; whatever you think, that’s dedication!
There’s more info on the video and director over on Untapped Cities if you’re interested. If you simply want to watch, though, stay put and enjoy!
(And to finish off, the promised photos of snow)
I have no comparable pictures of Paris, I’m afraid. The usual rain came and washed it away!