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The survivor that’s thriving
Marseille is a sort of impenetrable survivor. The city, whose history goes back 2,500 years, has shaped itself by absorbing waves of immigrants, who have built it by almost sheer force of will.
Understanding Marseille from its harbor
Looking back at Marseille from the ferry, I can see the waterfront and giant cruise ships that hint at the city’s past glories.
Learn to act naturally with the camera
Street photography can be very different, depending on where one is. The destination, the people, the economic situation or even the cultural differences are very important when we want to take a portrait that will reflect reality.
Ready to enjoy its moment in the sun
Hello Marseille, the largest port on the Mediterranean and long a place where immigrants to France landed in large numbers, leaving a legacy of social problems. But this ancient city has been rejuvenated by its year as European Capital of Culture, which left exciting new buildings and an air of change, and is ready to enjoy its moment in the sun.