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Another memory of France

Another shot I took during vacation last fall… this is St. Suplice church in Paris. – Matthew Green  

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An Impressive Use of Origami

People do all sorts of neat things with origami.  Last October during my vacation in Paris, I saw this impressive use of origami in advertising at a Peugeot store on the Champs Elysees:     The origami involved is actually … Continue reading

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Remembering Paris

Another photo from my vacation in October. - Fr. Matthew Green

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Paris, New and Old

Here are two photos from the Rue Rivoli in Paris, from my vacation last October. First, the tower of St. James (formerly part of a church, which is long gone):   I like the close proximity and similarity of the … Continue reading

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Luminous French architecture

  Several people have recently mentioned how much they enjoy my photos from Paris. Here are a few more! Gothic architecture often gets a bad rap as being dark and gloomy. It can be dark and gloomy at night, but … Continue reading

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Can we get this at the McDonald’s on Maplewood?

Wouldn’t it be nice if the local McDonald’s sold locally made Italian pastries? Something like this: Yes, that’s a pastry counter at a McDonalds! More specifically, in the “McCafé” part of a McDonald’s in the Les Halles shopping center in … Continue reading

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Inside the church shown in my last post…

…it looks like this:   It’s St. Germain L’Auxerrois.  The one where there are Jelly Babies in a little park out front… Photographed during my vacation last fall. – Fr. Matthew Green

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Happy New Year!

How better to start the New Year than with beauty? Here are more shots from my October vacation in Paris – these ones are from the cathedral of Notre Dame (with a hat-tip to the Catholic feast day today, Solemnity … Continue reading

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The lion does NOT sleep

“I said, no photos!!”, this lion seems to say. I “shot” him in front of the church of St. Sulpice in Paris. – Fr. Matthew Green  

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The Louvre seen from Les Tuileries

Another of my photos from Paris… – Fr. Matthew Green  

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Fish Folding, and Candles in St. Sulpice in Paris

Hope to see you today for fish folding at The Hive! (Buoy painting is going on at Art Haven, so we’re keeping the paper and the paint separate.)  The origami tree is practically ready! David, Mary Ann, and I added … Continue reading

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Under the Arc de Triomphe

Shot during my vacation in Paris.  We should get one of these in Gloucester. – Fr. Matthew Green  

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Stained glass in Notre Dame cathedral

Another jewel from my vacation in Paris! – Fr. Matthew Green P.S. Coming soon: details on holiday origami classes next week at The Hive (Friday Dec. 14, 6:30-8PM) and Art Haven (Tuesday Dec. 18, 6:30-8PM).

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Another weird photo from France

The person underneath looks like he’s pointing at the horses and saying, “What’s up with these guys? Did I miss a joke or something?” Taken at Les Invalides during my vacation in Paris. – Fr. Matthew Green

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Oddities, here and abroad

First, this photo I took in France: Say what? Batman posed like Adam in the “creation” fresco in the Sistine Chapel, with Superman in place of God? In front of a Gothic church, behind the Louvre, in Paris?? OK, now … Continue reading

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Memories of Paris

More scrumptiousness from my recent vacation in Paris… the Eiffel Tower at night. No tripod, zero retouching. Have I mentioned how much I love this camera? – Fr. Matthew Green

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Happy Halloween!

Another gargoyle shot from Notre Dame in Paris. Possibly my best photo from all this vacation.  Shot at max telephoto without a tripod, thanks to the great low-light capabilities of my new Sony a65 camera!  The only retouching I did … Continue reading

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