Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Photos lovers! Paris = Great Photo Exhibits

December 9th, 2013

If you love photography Paris is just riddled with terrific exhibits this month!  From Brassaï to Yousuf Karsh and lots more in between it would take you a week to see them all.  So if you’re planning a trip to Paris this December consider checking out some of these.  Most of the following exhibits close in late January but some are up until or into March 2014 (closing dates noted including one in late December, another in early January).  And they’re scattered around the city


Paris Photo 2013 Grand Palais

November 14th, 2013

Paris Photo, a major photo exhibit/fair of old and contemporary photographs and photo books is on at the Grand Palais this weekend.  It runs through Sunday, the 17th, open from 12:30 – 8:00 (7:00 on Sunday).  On the program (full program is available here), in addition to the exhibits, are book signings and awards.  Click here  for the main site.  Tickets are 28 euros, the catalog 25 (entry plus catalog for 45).  Oh, and of course they have an app! And the plus for this


Ma Samaritaine Photo Exhibit

November 2nd, 2013

Wish you could have visited La Samaritaine before it closed in 2005?  Well, you can now, albeit via photos installed in one of the original buildings. Before renovation work on this famous former Parisian ‘Grand Magasin’ got under way for what will be a mixed-use complex (stores, offices, hotel, housing) 11 young photographers were invited into the ‘abandoned’ space to pursue individual projects of their choosing.  The results (some of which are hauntingly beautiful) are on display until November 24th in one of the buildings


Photoquai 2013

October 21st, 2013

Photoquai, the bi-annual photo exhibit curated by the Muséee Quai Branly (dedicated to indigenous arts and civilizations of Africa, Asia, the South Pacific and the Americas), is installed along the Seine between the Iéna and Alma bridges.  Yes, it’s outdoors so best to choose a time to go when it’s not raining!  But being outside means there’s plenty of space even when it’s crowded.  It’s very well curated – within the overall theme “Look at me!” there are several different themes you can follow and


Experience Paris Through Your Lens Photo Workshop Paris October 2012

April 16th, 2012
Valerie Jardin

Meet Valerie Jardin!  Photography is her passion, whether she’s doing commercial work for clients, leading photo workshops/tours or just photographing in her free time.  She’s also leading a photo workshop in Paris this fall, October 7 – 13.  What better way to ‘see’ Paris and perfect your photography skills at the same time!  Her enthusiasm, approachability, professional acumen and love for the dual topics of this workshop (Paris and photography) are sure to make this trip a memorable experience!  And the small group size (12