"Nestling amid the umbrella pines in the hills above St-Paul-de-Vence, this small modern art museum is one of the world's finest. Aimé and Marguerite Maeght were Cannes art dealers who numbered the likes of Chagall, Matisse and Miró among their clients and friends. Their private collection formed the basis for the museum, which opened in 1964. Like St-Paul itself, the Maeght has been a magnet for celebrities. Duke Ellington, Samuel Beckett, André Malraux, Merce Cunningham and, of course, a galaxy of the artist themselves have mingled at fundraising events. The museum now receives over 250,000 visitors each year."
©2006 Dorling Kindersley – DK Eyewitness Travel: Provence & the Cote d’Azur
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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Shooting Mode: Aperture-Priority AE
Tv (Shutter Speed): 1/60
Av (Aperture Value): 13.0
Metering Mode: Evaluative Metering
Exposure Compensation: 0
ISO Speed: 200
Lens: 10.0 - 20.0 mm
Focal Length: 10.0 mm
Image Quality: RAW
White Balance Mode: Auto
AF Mode: One-Shot AF
Noise Reduction: Off
Drive Mode: Single-frame shooting
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happypoppeye (4817) 2007-07-11 20:33
Great color Victor. Good use of the wide angle and it's distortion to create a "dramatic" effect.
utamaputranto (186) 2007-07-11 20:39
wow i like the wide angle composition.. must be nice there..
testmaniac (13508) 2007-07-11 23:05
Interesting place and good photo!
zeca (19762) 2007-07-12 21:01
Bela perspectiva, Victor! Gosto da leve distorção da grande angular, que parece fazer da casa algo mais imponente. O céu está maravilhoso, muito bem trabalhado.
- Copyright: Victor Scherrer (jvsb) (1382)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-06-15
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Canon Rebel XTi, Sigma 10-20 f/4-5.6 DC EX HSM, ISO 200, Hoya 77mm Pro1D PL-C
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): France 2007 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-07-11 20:30