Unlikely Paris: The Lighthouse by the Train Tracks

At 6 a.m. it’s already broad daylight. A lighthouse stands before me, reaching into a sky that announces a beautiful June day. But there...

Season’s Greetings from the City of Light

France Revisited's fetish photographer Va-nu-pieds has provided us with this year's season's greetings photo, a view of the carousel in front of Paris City Hall. Wishing you a bright and joyful holiday season. Enjoy the ride as the new year comes 'round again.

The Cranky Pedestrian: The Barefoot Photographer Rants Against Bicycle Cadavers

A call for contributors to turn a cranky eye on their surroundings brought forth a photographic rant from Va-nu-pieds, France Revisited’s fetish photographer, who’s fed up with the sight of bicycle cadavers on the sidewalks of Paris.

Va-nu-pieds: Barefoot in the Classroom

Va-nu-pieds welcomes students back to school with this classroom image. Is that student the last to leave the classroom during an exam? Is he being...

Va-nu-pieds: Notre-Dame, Early Morning and Point Zero, Early Summer

For Va-nu-pieds, the Barefoot Photographer, catching an unhindered view of Notre-Dame de Paris doesn’t mean stopping by in the off-season. Indeed with 13+ million...

Va-nu-pieds’ Wall for All Seasons

Va-nu-pieds, the Barefoot Photographer, records the change in seasons in Paris by keeping an eye on the Virginia creeper that hangs along the wall of a building a step away from where he lives.

Va-nu-pieds: The Street Life of the Citroen 2CV

Va-nu-pieds, the barefoot photographer, sights blue, white and red Citroen 2CV (deux chevaux) in the streets of the city during the Mondial de l'Automobile, Paris's annual car show.

Va-nu-pieds: Returning to Parc de Sceaux

Va-nu-pieds, the Barefoot Photographer, feels the irrepressible pull of nature as he revisits the Parc de Sceaux south of Paris.

VNP: The Iron Lady’s sophisticated lacework

Va-nu-pieds: the sophisticated lacework of the most visited lady in Paris… and my foot. La dentelle sophistiquée de la dame la plus visitée de Paris.... et mon pied.

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