Le Chat Noir 1881 — Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Store Front and Building Signs

This is our entry in Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Store Front and Building Signs.

Le Chat Noir (The Black Cat) is a  café  – restaurant – brasserie – club in the Pigalle district of Paris, France. Here since 1881, its store front features the red and black of the nearby  famous Parisian cabaret, the Moulin Rouge (red windmill).

This photo was taken on September 17, 2016. Specs are: Canon 100D, ISO 640, f/8, 1/320 sec, 18 mm.

 

 

Moulin Rouge – Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Buildings

This is our entry in Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Buildings.

The Moulin Rouge in Quartier Pigalle of Paris, France, is the world-famous cabaret and birthplace of the can-can dance. Easily recognized by the windmill on its roof and its distinctive red decor, it is probably the best reason for tourists to venture into Paris’ infamous Red Light district during daylight.

Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge

This photo was converted to black and white, while preserving the signature red. This photo was taken on October 7, 2016. Specs are:

Canon 100D, ISO 250, f/8, 1/320 sec, 48 mm