Croquis de la Foule à Sarlat

Some sketches ‘sur la vif’ of the crowds on holiday at Sarlat,

starting with Françoise le Guide.Many thanks to Niels at My Camera World for helping me learn about photographing drawings. Look what a good job he kindly did on this one :

AFTER Niels’ Retouching:



A guide all dressed up…


NB : Niels, this was photographed in black & white with a full f stop over-exposure, which was alot easier to correct. It’s when there’s a fine wash of delicate colour along with graphite that it becomes difficult (before we even start talking about photographing watercolours).

People watching the spectacles:

Why does every single boy have to play on the chains??