Thursday, September 24, 2009

Presidential visit

Since the beginning of the week,
Manhattan sounds like a never ending siren ..
Police cars, diplomatic missions on the move...
It's just Another session of the United nations.
This guy is climbing the stairs of the Metropolitan Museum
getting ready for the arrival of our President, attending a Gala diner.

Depuis le debut de la semaine,
Manhattan resonne aux sons des sirenes,
de police,de voitures diplomatiques ou presidentielles,
C'est une nouvelle session des Nations Unies.
Ce soir Le Musee Metropolitan recevait notre President
pou un diner de gala en l'honneur des differents pays.
Gants blancs de circonstance...

15 comments:

magiceye September 24, 2009 at 1:39 AM  

NEO ROYALTY!

Olivier September 24, 2009 at 2:35 AM  

la classe quand même, un repas au musée métropolitain cela doit valoir le déplacement. J'imagine que NYC doit être en surveillance maximale. (par contre si tu pouvais garder notre petit empereur, je te ferais pas la tête ;o)) )

claude September 24, 2009 at 2:43 AM  

Il faut bien ça pour recevoir l'Empereur Nicolas 1er, comme dit Olivier ! Moi je l'échangerais bien contre Barack.

hpy September 24, 2009 at 3:03 AM  

Les gants blancs font partie du protocole.

Bibi September 24, 2009 at 3:47 AM  

Nice! We had Biden a while back, but no Obama...yet!

Ceciel September 24, 2009 at 3:48 AM  

J'ai connu ce ballet. Tout est beaucoup plus calme ici...
Salutations genevoises.

delphinium September 24, 2009 at 5:18 AM  

il doit aussi y avoir des petits suisses par là-bas. Mais ils sont en pétard avec Kadhafi, alors je ne sais pas s'ils vont se retrouver à côté pour le grand repas. Cela m'étonnerait.

brattcat September 24, 2009 at 7:22 AM  

Sorry for the inconvenience but we have to be particularly careful in the protection of this president, don't you think?

√ Abraham Lincoln September 24, 2009 at 1:39 PM  

I guess it would be a big deal for the soldier. I know it used to be a big deal when a commanding general made an appearance anywhere. At least we thought it was.

Thanks for helping me to make history.
Pick a Peck of Pixels

Jacob September 24, 2009 at 6:47 PM  

Nothing like Marine dress blues!

President Obama, on Letterman the other night, apologized to New Yorkers for the commotion he was causing...

I thought was was rather nice...I mean, what other president would even think of the problems encountered by the "common" person.

Virginia September 24, 2009 at 8:42 PM  

Oh my that's a super shot. I don't know how you do it but you capture people in the moment so very well!
V

Clueless in Boston September 24, 2009 at 10:35 PM  

Nice shot of the soldier ascending the stairs putting on his white gloves.

The Things We Carried September 24, 2009 at 11:22 PM  

I love how his body is angled like the lines in the shot around him. He is stark contast to the geometry! Nice catch!

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com September 25, 2009 at 12:16 AM  

such a presidential looking shot also. i can feel the formality and energy. I am glad you enjoyed my slot canyon photos. You would love to come to Arizona and take photos, but you would not want to go to the slot canyons if there is any chance of rain. that is when it is very dangerous. Come when it is not so hot. october or november would be great.

Peter September 25, 2009 at 4:52 AM  

When you refer to "our" president, you refer to whom? Obama or Sarko? :-)

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