New travel photo: Jardine Auguste Icart, Nice, France

A small plaza in Nice, France is lit by the late afternoon sun on a warm spring day. A flying pigeon also makes an appearance in the picture.
I’ve processed this image as both color and black-and-white, and I’m not sure which version I prefer. Your thoughts?
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New photo from Nice, France: Tapissier

When Ruth and I first arrived in Nice and were walking to our hotel, we passed this wonderful little workshop of an upholsterer. Since we had all our luggage with us and were eager to unload from our travels, I resolved to return and get a photo. A few days later we were able to go back to the place. I prepared my camera out of sight, planning a sneak attack to get a candid shot. I popped into the doorway and was able to fire a few frames before the man saw me and gave a huge, warm smile. The sneaky shots came out good too, but in the end I liked this one the best. With the man looking at the camera, his genuine, welcoming smile makes the image! I can’t imagine how he gets any work done in this crowded space. Click for a larger version.