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Paris – Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower and carousel, Paris France

By Will Austin

Will Austin’s award-winning photography has taken him around the world. Although he regularly does editorial work, Will specializes in documenting cutting-edge architecture and industrial workplaces. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and son, but hails from Colorado cowboy country.

April 15, 2011

Is there a more iconic landmark than the Eiffel Tower?  Or more photographed?  As an architectural piece it is certainly impressive, with beautiful ironwork topping out at over 1000 feet and a dazzling light display after dark.  But I wanted to come away with a unique photo of something that has been photographed countless ways and for over a hundred years.  I was hoping first for rain and stormy weather, then I wanted a clear sky at twilight….

Eiffel Tower reflected in a puddle

Eiffel Tower and runner reflected in a puddle

Eiffel Tower and carousel, Paris France

Eiffel Tower, Paris France

The River Seine with the Pont des Invalides and Eiffel Tower in the distance

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  1. Cary

    Wow! Gorgeous.

  2. Ruth

    Well, you accomplished your goal – these shots are both unusual and beautiful. I especially like the reflection in front of the runner!

  3. Will

    Thanks for the nice comments!

  4. Noel

    It’s fun seeing what someone else – a professional – does with the scenes that I have lived with on so many occasions.

  5. Will

    Hi Noel, thanks for writing, I’m looking forward to your blog as well!