Caught in the summer rain

Paris weather has been pretty amazing so far, but I did get caught in a sudden downpour on the third night after eating a huge portion of spaghetti bolognese. I got soaked but eventually managed to take cover in a doorway on a street close to my hotel as my camera was getting a bit too wet for comfort.

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Paris strikes lucky

My first day in Paris consisted of a fantastic trip to see the Cartier Bresson exhibition with my mate Findlay followed by a few hours work. I was let off early during this first shift along with my Montevideo colleague Pablo as we probably looked pretty knackered, having flown in from our respective countries that morning. On our way back to the hotel, we noticed flashes of lightning in the sky and what was meant to be a short trip back turned into quite a mission – firstly locating the best vantage points for shooting the lightning and then spending about two hours trying to find our way back in our collective jet lagged daze. Some great conversation and laughs along the way though, so all good.

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