This photo was taken from the Rhine river in Burkheim, Germany, in September 2010. French photographers Aude Boissaye and Sebastien Randé took photos from many different regions of the Rhine river basin. In every shot, water covers the lower part of the frame. Above the water, the photos reveal Western Europe's different cultures. Below the water, they show a wide spectrum of colors and clarity.
The Rhine Falls are a major tourist attraction in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland.
An opera stage on Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria.
It took Boissaye and Randé six months to get permission to photograph the 70-year-old locks at Kembs, which is in the French Alsace region.
Beachgoers enjoy the Rhine in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
A view of Maasvlakte 2, a civil engineering project in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
A man sits on rocks in Versam, Switzerland.
Plastic ducks float in Basel, Switzerland.
This photo was taken in Mainz, Germany. "We chose the fish-eye perspective because it was interesting to be inside the river," Boissaye said. "To really see how the river looked."
A nuclear plant in Neuwied, Germany.