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May 22, 2005 - As a matter of fact, Paris IS burning...













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The photographer, Don Smith, of the weekly photo magazine Left Bank Lens from Paris explains:

 

During the day a large outdoor area at the Palais de Tokyo is used by skateboarders.  After dark they tend to disappear to avoid crashing and then the next crowd shows up.

 

Then?

Actual size,,,

Amateurs with different equipment to be dipped into lighter fluid, set on fire and whipped around.  It's a free show and not one that many tourists ever see or know about.

Actual size,,,

Actual size...

Actual size...
















Text and Photos - Copyright 2005 – Don Smith, All Rights Reserved
















 
 
 
 

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