Jackson Square originally began as the Place D’Armes in 1721, a military parade grounds and site for public hangings. The square was renamed in 1856 to honour Andrew Jackson, the hero of the battle of New Orleans in the war of 1812 and later U.S. President. It is located in the centre of the French Quarter and today it’s a hub of activity filled with artists, musicians, tarot card readers and tourists.
If you want to capture the beauty and stillness of this place then a sunrise shoot is a must. Even at 6:30 in the morning artists were already arriving staking their piece of real estate for the day.
I processed this image in Black & White as well (which I quite liked). You can see that on my Facebook Page.
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