It all seems so special when you are 3 years old and your parents take you and your younger sister to Paris for the first time! You can look at the Eiffel tower, run along the Bir Hakeim bridge, jump in Daddy's hands, pick up the biggest tree leaf you can find, have a lollipop and give lots of smiles to photographer Elena Usacheva following you around this beautiful city with a camera! Pang, Justin and their two little girls met our photographer Elena while visiting Paris in October, and here is the result...
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Jill, Terry, Jacob, and Lydia started getting ready for their very special trip to Paris well in advance: they booked their flight and hotel, checked the weather, and started preparing for a family portrait session around the Eiffel tower. Inspired by our Pinterest boards, Jill did her best to match the outfits of all family members. In Paris, our photographer Elena Usacheva met this lovely family and captured the essence of their time in the city: good mood and lots of smiles!
After their memorable winter wedding, Whitney and Brian came to Paris in the fall to once again celebrate their love for each other. They met with our photographer Nadia Gric on the Bir Hakeim bridge for a relaxed stroll in the area. Golden foliage of the trees on the banks of the Seine river, festive lights of a merry-go-round and the magnificent Eiffel tower made perfect backgrounds for this cozy autumn portrait session!
On an early September morning filled with sunlight, Migle and Gytis, a young couple from Norway, came to the Bir Hakeim bridge to meet our photographer Catherine O'Hara for a stroll in the area around the iconic Eiffel tower. The weather that day couldn't be a better match for this radiant couple!
Little baby girl Faye traveled all the way from England to Paris with her parents Kayleigh and Adam. She was seriously impressed by the Eiffel tower and the views from the Bir Hakeim bridge! For her first Parisian portrait session, Faye wore a fluffy tutu and sent her prettiest smiles right into the camera, while our photographer Nadia Gric danced around with the camera capturing the best ones. We are already looking forward to seeing Faye, Kayleigh and Adam back in Paris next September!
Sunsets in Paris can be very different: some are flamboyantly bright, while others are soft-hued and delicate, setting the sky on fire only for just a few minutes before night fall. Such was a warm afternoon in late July, when Melissa and David met photographer Elena Usacheva for a romantic stroll around the Eiffel tower, starting at the ornate Bir Hakeim bridge and ending on the Champ de Mars with the Eiffel tower magically twinkling in the background...
August is a very special time in Paris: the summer is in full swing but the city is unusually quiet, green and enjoyable. What can be better than a walk around almost empty courtyards of the Louvre, a morning stroll along the Seine river, or a cup of coffee in a nearby café with your loved one? Soon to be married, Pyae Mon and Phyo Min did exactly that in the company of our photographer Catherine O'Hara. That morning, the City of Light belonged to this lovely couple!
Just married, Sergei and Nina came to Paris to celebrate the beginning of their new life together as a husband and wife. They met photographer Elena Usacheva on a July morning for some romantic photos around the Louvre, Tuileries gardens and the Seine river. Soft morning light complimented well the tenderness and love Sergei and Nina expressed for each other. Our congratulations to this lovely couple!
On a sunny morning in June, Diane, Brian, and their two children Ava and Beck met our photographer Nadia Gric on Bir Hakeim bridge for a stroll around the Eiffel tower and some family portraits. After receiving the photos a few days later, Diane wrote to us: "I'm so thrilled to have these memories to cherish forever. The light and locations were perfect and the photos truly capture the essence of our trip to Paris for my husband and me!"
What can be prettier than three little girls in blue-and-white dresses in the charming Notting Hill in London? Three little girls with their happy parents, of course! Rebecca, David, Sara Kate, Elizabeth, and little Caroline met with our photographer Hermione McCosh on a sunny July morning for a fun family portrait session in the typical English neighbourhood. After receiving the photos a few days later, Rebecca and the whole family were thrilled with result!
It's always great to see our participants come back to Paris with more great news! Last year, photographer Elena Usacheva captured the beautiful moments of Betsy's and Jeffrey's engagement in Paris. This year, we heard back from this lovely couple and planned for an elegant wedding session at sunset around the Louvre and the Eiffel tower. We send Betsy and Jeffrey our sincere congratulations and cannot wait to capture more special events in Paris or London for them!
Light is undoubtedly instrumental in photography. As photographers, we love to put our participants in the best light during our portrait sessions, and the best time for that happens to be... that's right, early in the morning! While waking up early after a long flight towards your well-planned vacation may not sound very exciting at first, we have to say it is absolutely worth the effort. Here are 4 reasons why you should start your portrait session soon after sunrise...