Some were family and friends of course, others weren't the main object of the photo but unsurprising nevertheless, while many were a little unexpected.
I wasn't particularly surprised to find statues, even where they weren't the focus of my attention.
|A statue on a bridge in Rome|
But when all you are doing is looking at doorways, sometimes there was more there than I realised.
|One of the doorways into the cathedral in Bourges, central France|
I've been forgetting to look at the details.
The carvings in the entrances of Bourges Cathedral are worthy of attention in their own right but I hadn't really noticed until Picasa asked me to name the faces it found.
And again, somewhere like Versailles, you can be so absorbed in ornate style of the larger picture....
|A corner inside the Palace of Versailles|
....that you miss the smaller story being played out on the ceiling.
I have dozens of other examples I could show you, but it isn't always a total success. You could never anticipate that Picasa would ignore all the available faces at the boulangerie.
|A small town in France|
.... in favour of this.
As you can tell, I have