France photo tours was created by photographers to provide visitors of Paris with two main services:
The aim of our Paris Photo Tours is to help you bring back unique photos of your trip to Paris!
After some tests, we have tried something new. This is a video done with the timelapse technique, taking one picture per second during close to an hour in total.
In France, the Spring of 2013 has been quite dreary: lots of rain and chilly temperatures far below the average. Howevever, sometimes you have nice surprises when the sun manages to peek from underneath the layers of clouds. On that day, the light was perfect in the Louvre courtyard as it is U shaped and turned towards the sunset. There was even a rainbow over the main building.
Love padlocks are a recent tradition in Paris. They can be found mainly on the Archevêché bridge and the bridge of Arts. They make a colorful and emotional subject for photographers.
They are generally pictured on-site, but according to this interview (in French), photographer Gilles Ouaki has a totally different approach.
He cuts the most interesting padlocks from the bridge of Arts to bring them in his studio and takes pictures of the broken padlocks there.
A quite selfish approach, if you're asking me.