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Dimensions3600 x 2592
Original file size6.75 MB
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Date taken20-Mar-08 15:55
Date modified7-Mar-09 08:32
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D40X
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure30s at f/22
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
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ISO speedISO 200
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Digital zoom1x
Scenes from Lyon France VII

Scenes from Lyon France VII

UNIVERSITE JEAN MOULIN LYON 3
Location: Lyon, France

I went to Lyon on a work related trip, however I have fallen in-love with this city, its people, its food, its wines. It is also called the City of Lights and it makes honor to that name, walking on the streets of the old town is a magical experience.

© Copyright Juan C. Irizarry 2008. Please do not use my work without my direct written permission. All rights reserved.


More info on Lyon:

Lyon, also known as Lyons in English (Liyon in Franco-Provençal, while former names include Lugdunum in Latin) pronounced [ljɔ̃] (help·info) in French, is a city in east central France. It is the third largest French city, the first being Paris and the second Marseille. It is a major centre of business, situated between Paris and Marseille, and has a reputation as the French capital of gastronomy and a significant role in the history of cinema.

Together with its suburbs and satellite towns, Lyon forms the second largest metropolitan area in France after Paris, with 1,783,400 inhabitants at the 2007 estimate, and approximately the 20th to 25th largest metropolitan area of Western Europe. Its urban area (Région Urbaine de Lyon), represents half of the Rhône-Alpes région population with 2,9 million inhabitants[1].

Lyon is the préfecture (capital) of the Rhone departement, and also the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region.

Lyon is known as the silk capital of the world and is known for its silk and textiles and is a centre for fashion.

Lyon is also the international headquarters of Interpol and EuroNews.