This is a view of the Palais de Chaillot from the top of the Eiffel Tower. The Trocadéro site of the Palais de Chaillot,is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. The hill of the Trocadéro is the hill of Chaillot, a former village.
For the Exposition Internationale of 1937, the old Palais du Trocadéro was demolished and replaced by the Palais de Chaillot which now tops the hill. It was designed in classicizing "moderne" style by architects Louis-Hippolyte Boileau, Jacques Carlu and Léon Azéma. Like the old palais, the palais de Chaillot features two wings shaped to form a wide arc: indeed, these wings were built on the foundations of those of the former building. However, unlike the old palais, the wings are independent buildings and there is no central element to connect them: instead, a wide esplanade leaves an open view from the place du Trocadéro to the Eiffel Tower and beyond.
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pierrefonds (56034) 2014-07-28 4:30
I took a similar picture in November 2012. The wideness of the area is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details, the colors of the gardens and of the Palais de Chaillot. The good luminosity is bringing out the colors. Have a nice day.
snunney (81641) 2014-07-28 4:35
A classic view from the top of the Eiffel Tower. Here I like the symmetry and the use of the Palace gardens to direct the viewer further into the scene. Also, the contrast in tone between foreground and background. The detail is very good indeed.
miumiu (5725) 2014-07-28 4:58
I like this view of Paris. I have seen on the TV this view so many times. It is really fantastic!
I like the sharpness of your photo.
Sergiom (57601) 2014-07-28 5:33
Il ne manque pas d'allure ce Palais. Et que dire des jardins. Le point de vue est impeccable ainsi que le cadrage large qui nous montre bien l'endroit dans toute sa splendeur.
Nicou (119245) 2014-07-28 6:21
quelle image de haut et vue plongeantes sur ce palais quelle architecture comme on le voit bien en entier c'est superbe.
Bravo et amitié
pajaran (50318) 2014-07-28 13:19
Interesantan tekst o Palais de Chaillot sa istorijom i opisom ...
Lep pogled na deo grada ...
Dobar snimak, kontrast i perspektiva, lepo pokazano zeleno drvece i arhitektura.
Lep deo grada.
Lepo secanje na posetu Parizu.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.
An interesting article on the Palais de Chaillot with a history and description of ...
Nice view on the part of the city ...
Good picture, contrast and perspective, nice green trees shown and architecture.
A nice part of town.
Nice memories of a visit to Paris.
Have a nice day, all the best in the new week that started, good luck.
jhm (137482) 2014-07-29 4:11
Your picture is very well, taken out of the height with a wondeful result.
We get a lovely panorama view about Paris.
Nice perspective and depth picture.
Excellent composition, lovely presentation
Very well done, TFS.
Fis2 (83820) 2014-07-29 6:31
I remember this view.
Good POV and colors.
Have a nice day
claudeD (31689) 2014-07-29 9:33
very fine view from Paris and Palais Chaillot. I just was there yesterday. Always impressive this view from top of Eiffel Tower.Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
williewhistler (13483) 2014-07-29 13:25
I do like the symmetry of this spectacular view and the radiating patterns created by the streets.
The contrast between the tree lined park and buildings is also well portrayed.
Terrific sharpness and detail in an imaginative composition.
rychem (21541) 2014-07-29 21:16
Great panoramic view of Paris, the palais in the FG is very attractive, if I was there, I could not resist and also I would take the photo,
jemaflor (82832) 2014-07-29 23:41
Always an impressive pov from the Eiffel tower, well framed with a symetrical result, good light and sharpness to present this famous palace.
carlo62 (30383) 2014-07-29 23:57
una vista da capogiro, non riuscirei mai a fare questa foto.....
Mi accontento di vedere questa, il pov è incredibile, si ha una vista molto particolare della città.
Per sottolineare la grandezza del palazzo, basta fare il confronto con le auto, fantastico.
lousat (74839) 2014-07-30 1:29
Hi Asa,the perfect pic to who suffer of vertigo like me...ehehe...but the view is fantastic,caught in an excellent way and perfect symmetry,great detail everywhere despite the distance and top exposure too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
mesutilgim (82154) 2014-07-30 3:49
Nice -almost aerial- view of Paris with this famous palais in the foreground.
Many interesting notes.
There was a joke in the sixties about the Eiffel tower. A Parisian artist once been asked which part of Paris is his favorite. He should been answered than top of the Eiffel tower, as you can not see the tower itself from there !
TFS and best regards
ChrisJ (95678) 2014-07-30 4:03
A nice symmetrical composition and a fine aerial view of Paris with the curved Palais de Chaillot making a splendid bg focal point. I have a similar shot in my gallery. Nice contrast between the greenery of the parks and the densely clustered urban buildings. Tfs!
Silvio1953 (119401) 2014-07-30 6:31
Ciao Asa, fantastic POV, excellent perspective, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
COSTANTINO (53545) 2014-07-30 7:46
Hello my dear friend
thanks for sharing with us this wonderful view
from your postcard remitted from France
wonderful panorama view over Paris
perfectly executed with hundred of
beautiful details very wellcomposed
the view from tour Eifel is amazing
have a nice time
danos (85041) 2014-07-31 3:19
great the panoramic view of Palais de Chaillot from the top of the Eiffel Tower.
Excellent presentation as creates depth and perspective in the scene with the details to brings out the beauty of the construction.
Graal (96348) 2014-07-31 9:23
nice view and glance on Paris from Eiffel tower. I like the perspective and composition. Beautiful style architecture of garden and palace. Well done photo.
Have a nice evening.
Cricri (104241) 2014-07-31 9:59
Un tort de n'avoir jamais monter sur la tour Eiffel :-) la vue que tu montre est fantastique, plongeante, étendue et profonde, fantastique
stego (23962) 2014-08-01 6:22
Much seen, but not always so well as here. You took good advantage of the POV and the geometry of the theme, it's a catchy image. Regards, José.
ikeharel (55146) 2014-08-08 9:40
Green trees contrast superbly against the city buildings, Asa. The town archi.-desgin and the meticulousely set-up of the streets and booulevard seen as a marvelous engineering work.
Great shot, clear day, people and cars excelently in sharp details.
Well done photojob.
Have a nice weekend,
cornejo (29933) 2014-08-09 11:46
Hello Asa, great view of the famous palace from the equally famous tower in Paris, nicely composed and shot with a great pov, in this great and beautiful picture. An interesting image of a lovely place with great clarity, depth and quality. A great job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy Sunday.
All the best from southern Spain.
berek (36291) 2014-08-29 7:02
of paris, gorgeous picture taken from the top of the Eiffel Tower. architecture is very liked.
macjake (54816) 2014-09-07 1:14
i'm always a fan of such views from high up above.
so here we have a view of Paris from the Iconic Tower.
I like how there's so much greenery, North American cities could learn from this.
fun to see the large buildings, even from this height they still appear large on the street.
clic (14712) 2014-09-23 13:41
Given the flawless depiction, side-lit for crisp contrasts in town, I have the intense impression of a model cityscape featuring the 1937 planned new construction of Palais de Chaillot!
Many compliments for this superb take.
siudzi (32949) 2014-10-21 12:28
Paris seen from the Eiffel Tower looks so amazing, don't you think? It's so impressive and stunning city in my opinion. Excellent capture taken with a very good sharpness, DOF and light management. Well done.
- Copyright: Asa Jernigan (asajernigan) (21066)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-07-09
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 50D, Tamron AF18-270mm F3,5-6,3 DI II VC LD
- Exposure: f/20.0, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-28 3:54