After we got back to the hotel, we decided to go for a walk
and try to take some pictures. I'd never done any night
photography before, but the basic principles had been
explained to me (put the camera somewhere very steady
and open up the shutter for a long time, up to two
seconds), so I thought I'd give it a go. I'm pretty
pleased with the results.
This picture, taken from the Pont des Arts, is of the
western tip of the Ile de la Cité and Pont Neuf,
the oldest bridge in Paris (it was opened in 1607).
Lurking in the background on the right of the island is