Paris


Wedding photography in Paris by Jonas Jacquel. Marion & Pierrick

27 January 2017 | , , ,

End we’re off again. This time for Marion and Pierrick’s little wedding in Paris – and not just anywhere in Paris, but at the famous church of St. Germain-des-Prés if you please! At the town hall in the 6th arrondissement they set the scene by telling you that three (or maybe four – I can’t remember!) of the six presidents of the 5th Republic were married there. OK. Actually, I just took the same photos as usual – but it does make you think, as they say.

Fine weather and pleasant surroundings – smart without being ostentatious, a photo with the Eiffel Tower in the background (because you can’t not!) and another one of the happy couple among the flowers in the gardens of the Senate (actually illegal, which is why there’s no-one else in the photo) all result in a photo sequence with very much an urban chic feeling – and very Parisian into the bargain! In actual fact though, city weddings are fairly rare.

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Wedding of Marie & Dat, near paris, Grandmaisons castle

27 January 2017 | , , , , ,

The last wedding of the 2016 season was Marie and Dat’s. This was a wonderfully elegant and dignified wedding in the magnificent and somewhat unusual surroundings of GrandMaisons (www.grandmaisons.com) near Paris. I made contact with the bride and groom through the well-known French blog ‘Un Beau Jour’ (‘Special Day’) www.unbeaujour.fr, and the groom already loved the Leica M photos he had seen in my work as a reporter. The great feeling at the start of the day continued right through to the end of it, resulting in very satisfied customers who were delighted with their photos and this record of such a special day.

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