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Jardin du Luxembourg – A Perfect Day

Paris has so many beautiful green spaces to choose from within the city with Jardin du Luxembourg being one of the most infamous ones.  It is situated between St. Germain de Prés and the Latin Quarter.  You can find many  locals and families hanging out here.  Jardin du Luxembourg is quite large with many areas to explore.

We recently visited and we were overwhelmed by everything it had to offer.  We’ve only posted a sneak peek here of some of our favorite images from that day, but honestly, we want to go back and take even more photos to share.  We were immediately welcomed by a classical concert in the grandstand when we first entered the garden.  We had made a pit stop at De Clercq, the King of Frites, up the hill by the Pantheon and brought the food to the park with us.  We found a bench near the music and enjoyed the amazing frites from De Clercq.  Then we wandered over to an area that would allow us to sit on the banister and enjoy the main fountain.  The live music was still lingering and creating a relaxing yet energetic atmosphere.

When the music ended we ventured off in search of the Medici Fountain.  It was lovely and calming.  I could certainly picture pulling up a chair and reading a book in that area. From that area we went closer to the fountain and watched the kids playing with the wooden sail boats in the fountain.  And after that was when I think we slowed down on photos and simply took in all the other pockets of the park.

There were a couple of food stands, an incredible playground for kids, a puppet theatre, horses, pétanque games in progress, chess games, card games, tennis, basketball, birthday parties in a side garden.  I’m sure I’m forgetting something!  Which means we’ll have to go back and enjoy it again.  For now, I hope you enjoy the sneak peek.  I do love the first image below.  The statue is representing an actor, but when we first saw it at a glance, it looked like he was taking a selfie of himself.  🙂  I also adore the photo of the couple relaxing and holding hands.  We should all make it a point to take time out for the simple moments.

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Caitlin Edwards - Luxembourg Gardens are my favourite sight to see in beautiful Paris. Everyone is always so happy to be out in the sunshine amongst the grandeur of the gardens. Definitely one of my happy places on this Earth!

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Chelsea & Bryan’s Eiffel Tower Mini Portrait Session

Chelsea & Bryan were one of the first mini-sessions we photographed this past summer as Stacy was showing us how to capture things in the L’amour de Paris way. They were the sweetest, most down to earth couple and we think their Paris portraits at the Eiffel Tower really show their sweet personalities! If you’re planning a trip to Paris, don’t forget to contact us to schedule your portrait session!

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Kristin & Aric’s Sweet Paris Portrait Session

It’s always such a compliment when other photographers look to us to capture their Paris portrait session, and Kristin and Aric were the sweetest couple! It was beautiful day full of sunshine in Paris as we started the morning off at Pont Bir Hakeim. We finished up their Paris photos by wandering all around the courtyard and corridors of the Louvre.

Rhonda & Drew’s Parisian Elopement Wedding

This pretty Parisian elopement was SO. MUCH. FUN.  The three of us spent four hours together, walking through the streets of Paris and stopping at all the major landmarks to take photos and have a blast.  I love how they split up different aspects of their wedding at different locations: vows in the courtyard of the Louvre, toasts at a pretty cafe, a dance by the Eiffel Tower, and of course a grand send off by jumping in a fountain in their wedding gown and suit!!  You have to love a bride and groom who are willing to take risks and have fun.  Here are some of my favorite images from their wedding day:

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Abby - Oh my word! Trash the dress at the LOUVRE? Epic.