Artists have historically been attracted to Montmartre since Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec immortalised the cabarets here in the late 19th century. Today it is mainly for tourists, although few old bars still remain among the cobbled streets and square.
The Biscuit Shop is one of the many interesting shops on the Ile Saint-Louis Paris. This natural island in the middle of the Seine, is connected to the rest of Paris by four bridges to both banks of the river and to the Ile de la Cite by the Pont Saint-Louis. This island was formerly used for the grazing of market cattle and stocking wood.
The Louvre or the Louvre Museum is the world's largest art museum and an historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine. The large pyramid serves as the main entrance to the Museum. It was completed in 1989 and has become a landmark of the city of Paris.
Barca d'Alva Illuminated bridge. This is the border between Portugal and Spain on the River Douro. A river cruise ship can be seen under one of the arches. This is one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Famous for the making of Port and many vineyards can be seen on this river. Amazing reflections. Hand held image
A typical lane in the French Region of Brittany. This is the village of Auray with the port of Saint Goustan nearby. Steep cobbled lanes with overhanging buildings are typical of the region.
An old abandoned car in the back lanes of Glasgow. Black and white image with selected colour on the car.
Peveril of the Peak is one of Manchester’s most celebrated pubs, not least because of its two tone green tiled exterior. You can walk right around it. It dates from the early 19th century and is said to be named after a stagecoach that used to run from Manchester across the Pennines. It’s an architectural gem.
A centerpiece on Plymouth's Hoe, Smeaton's Tower has become one of the South West's most well-known landmarks. The Tower offers fantastic views.
Shakespeare and Company is the name of two independent English-language bookstores that have existed on Paris's Left Bank since 1919. Antique finish.
The Water Mirror or The Miroir d'eau in Bordeaux is the world's largest reflecting pool. It is located on the quay of the Garonne in front of the Place de la Bourse, (Stock Exchange). The reflections are particularly impressive at night with the lights from the buildings reflected. In this image the silhouette of a man stands out.
The Church of St Nicholas, Bradfield, is situated in the small village of High Bradfield north west of the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England. It is one of only five Grade One Listed buildings in Sheffield. The evening light and shadows show the honey coloured brickwork.
An unusual view through the legs of The Eiffel Tower from The Trocadero Palace through to The Champ de Mars.
One of the many interesting shops on the Ile Saint-Louis Paris. This natural island in the middle of the Seine, is connected to the rest of Paris by four bridges to both banks of the river and to the Ile de la Cite by the Pont Saint-Louis. This island was formerly used for the grazing of market cattle and stocking wood.
The Orwell pub on the Liverpool Leeds Canal at Wigan Pier
Pulteney Bridge crosses the River Avon in Bath. This bridge has shops on both sides of it. Bath is famous for it's Georgian architecture.
The Hospital is an historic group of medieval timber-framed buildings on Warwick High Street dating mainly from the late 14th Century. The Hospital is now a retirement home for ex-Servicemen in Warwick, England.
One of the many ruins on the island of Spinalonga, which is off the coast of Crete. This was a leper colony until the 1960's.
The Bridge Lovignon or Pont Fleuri is a bridge over the Ellé to Quimperlé. It dates back at least to the seventeenth century.
Westminster Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames in London, Big Ben isthe name given to the bell in the Elizabeth Tower
This street in Vigo Northern Spain is famousfor the ancient craft of basket making. Many colour baskets hanging outside workshops.
Back street in Lisbon, charming houses, with washing hanging out to dry and steep steps.