I was fortunate to be able to visit Annecy, to attend a conference for work. The conference was at the Imperial Palace, where we also stayed:
My room offered a fantastic view over Lake Annecy, the purest lake in Europe.
On the opening night of the conference, we dined on a boat on the lake, and on the last night, we dined in the Chateau d’Annecy, a 15th Century castle. The pre-dinner entertainment consisted of a pair of fire-jugglers:
This site shows just how much a photograph can be retouched to make a “natural-looking” model look like an unreal super-model. Remember that next time you see a celebrity looking flawless, they probably don’t actually look like that…
Model before & after retouching
So you want to look better than life too? This site lists several tutorials for retouching photographs:
Flying back into London Luton airport at 8:30am, I got some amazing views of Southern England, and caught this great view of London in the morning light – the low sun made the Thames look like freshly poured molten gold. You can see the Thames Flood Barrier, The Millennium Dome, City Airport, Tower Bridge, and the Thames Estuary.
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We flew across France at 40,000ft to avoid turbulence; the altitude we kept coming across the channel gifted us some great views of Southern England, as well as some great ice crystals.