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Articles tagged with: portrait

You in London: Sunny Day in Notting Hill for Denise and Family

You in London: Sunny Day in Notting Hill for Denise and Family

Sunny day in London? Time for a family portrait session in the charming little streets of Notting Hill! Denise and Brian and their three children Lillian, Catherine and Harris met our photographer Hermione McCosh for a lovely stroll exploring the famous Portobello market and nearby streets, full of colourful shops and typical English brick walls. Good mood is all it takes to create great memories!

You in Paris: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun in Montmartre

You in Paris: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun in Montmartre

What happens when two Italian friends go to Paris on vacation? They have lots of fun! Valeria and Barbara did everything possible to make their portrait session in Montmartre unforgettable: dressed in lovely 50's dresses, they posed and giggled, bought fresh baguettes from the bakery and tasted eclairs, sipped coffee in a café and exchanged jokes with painters on Place de Tertre, and finally ended up spinning on the carousel! They are already planning a new session with our photographer Nadia Gric for their new trip to Paris!

You in Paris: Half a Century of Love for Dee and Al

You in Paris: Half a Century of Love for Dee and Al

A romantic date in the Marais area of Paris, full of charming mansions dating back to the 17th century, hidden gardens, picturesque cafés. Warm hugs, gentle kisses, a glass of wine on the terrace, and of course lots of giggles! Photographer Catherine O'Hara, who recently met Diane and Al for a portrait session, summed it up in just one phrase: "Fourty-seven years of marriage and still crazy about each other!"

You in Paris: Romantic Sunrise Walk in Paris for Jody and Sharon

You in Paris: Romantic Sunrise Walk in Paris for Jody and Sharon

For their first wedding anniversary, Jody decided to surprise his wife Sharon with a romantic portrait session during their visit to the City of Light. Our photographer Elena Usacheva met them both at sunrise and took them for a stroll around the Notre Dame Cathedral and later to the area around the Eiffel tower. Jody and Sharon had enough courage to start their session as early as 7 a.m. and enjoyed not only the softest possible light on a sunny day, but also the city that belonged only to them!

You in Paris: Best Couple Moments of 2015

You in Paris: Best Couple Moments of 2015

There is one sure way to start smiling: to revisit the photos we took of our wonderful couples during the past year in Paris. Each session brings back plenty of fantastic memories of that day, the moments of affinity and joy, of jokes and laughter, sweet surprises and unexpected catches. We thank our participants again for sharing these moments with us!

You in Paris: Elegant Engagement Portrait Session for Karen and Mario

You in Paris: Elegant Engagement Portrait Session for Karen and Mario

Karen and Mario traveled all the way from Indonesia to Paris for a romantic couple portrait session around the iconic landmarks of the City of Light. They met our photographer Catherine O'Hara around the Louvre, walked along the Seine river and swans, stopped by the ornate Alexandre III bridge, and continued to the Eiffel tower. This elegant portrait session ended with Edmond getting on his knee and offering his heart and a ring to his beautiful fiancée right by the Eiffel tower. Our congratulations to this lovely couple!

You in Paris: Family Portraits for Dawn, Milton, Elaine and Chris

You in Paris: Family Portraits for Dawn, Milton, Elaine and Chris

There are days in Paris, when everything happens at once: sun, rain, wind, and... a portrait session! Dawn and Milton, along with Elaine and Chris, took up the challenge and decided to give it a go. They met our photographer Nadia Gric for a few portraits around the Eiffel tower and soon decided to continue the session at the elegant Palais Royal with its arcades protecting from the stormy weather. What seemed to be a challenge in the beginning turned out into a wonderful portrait session, full of good mood and smiles, and of course the memories of Paris!

You in Paris: Honeymoon Portraits for Mary and Steve

You in Paris: Honeymoon Portraits for Mary and Steve

Mary and Steve came to Paris for their honeymoon... even before their wedding! But when a couple is so happily in love, does that really matter? Elegantly exuberant, Mary was laughing so easily in front of the camera that Steve could not take his eyes off his future wife. A romantic portrait session of this lovely couple around the Louvre and the Seine river in early March with our photographer Nadia Gric will surely bring memories of their wonderful time in Paris for the years to come!

6 More Tips and Tricks for Portrait Photography (part II)

6 More Tips and Tricks for Portrait Photography (part II)

In our previous post we discussed 6 principles of portrait photography, such as the choice of lens and the settings of the camera, portrait composition, various crop options, and the importance of lighting. This time we will share some other secrets of portrait photography and will add some tips and tricks on how to make the portraits look more interesting.

You in Paris: Yi Jue and the Family

You in Paris: Yi Jue and the Family

Have you noticed how fast children grow? Today they say their first word and tomorrow they already go to school... You see them laughing and jumping on their first trip to Paris and you think of how nice it would be to stop the time and live it again and again. The moments that our photographer Catherine O'Hara captured of Yi Jue and her family in Paris will definitely make it to the family photo album and will remind them of their wonderful journey to the City of Light.