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Pierrefonds is a magical little unimposing village about an hour from central Paris. I love how driving just out of the capitol I am completely surrounded by nature.
On this warm autumn afternoon I took my 5 year-old daughter out on her first pedal boat and we discovered the lake together slowly and inquisitively. The serenity of this lake and the reflection I capture while my daughter was pedaling furiously create a memory I will hold dear.
For me this is the essence of photography, the act of capturing a pure moment in time, not before and not after which leaves some imagination and interpretation for the viewer.
Technical details: iPhone 3GS, Hipstamatic app, John s lens, Ina’s 1969 film, post processing to black and white within iPhone photoshop app.
Congratulations to Clay on the Tuesday release of his new book and DVD,
Cooking with Chocolate: Essential Recipes and Techniques. (in English)
Clay McLachlan is a Paris-based photojournalist with an international clientele and his work has been published in several books. He shares a slice of life in France and beyond in a photo published in Sunday editions of BonjourParis.
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