we all have done it: visit a "themed" location, and in this case, it is pretty cool how they have taken the atmosphere of a Parisian brasserie. yet, photographically speaking, I have been in a kind of not-inspired-locally for quite a long time. yet, this scene presented itself to recall a location that I have felt have been more photographically (and writing-wise) inspirational. this was not the case at all before, where Paris was a kind of « Gordian Knot » photographically for many years, in the same way that SF has felt in recent years. in part, the changes currently undergoing at SF have some factor in the blocking of all photographic interest, but there could be other factors similar to Paris, such as it has been over-exposed. so then, it is a matter of finding a new angle to be able to see what one wants to see photographically, and be allured to photograph it.