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Snapshot Saturday: 23rd January

Recently, I’ve found myself telling everyone I know and then everyone that they know that my new favourite hobby is taking photographs.

I am always drawn to the person in the person in the room discreetly holding their camera.

I now spend my Friday evenings discussing new photograph ideas and the best

Yep, I think we’ve now established that I’m a loser!

So a couple of days ago, I was thinking… why not start a Saturday Series! And so Snapshot Saturday was conceived.

Every Saturday a photoessay will be posted on the blog. This will mean that A) My written content won’t become oversaturated with photos & B) You won’t all be bored with too many similar shots if you follow me on instagram.

For this week’s instalment (and also the first- in case that wasn’t already screamingly clear), I’m doing a broad essay on my favourite city, Paris.

First though, some fast facts about Paris:

  • There are 6100 streets in the city.
  • The city of love is not only also the city of lights… but a city of dogs. There are more dogs than children in Paris (as many as 300,000- woah that’s a lot of poop!)
  • During Roman times, Paris was known as Lutetia.
  • There is only one stop sign in the centre of Paris.
  • The name ‘Paris’ comes from a celtic tribe that resided in the area; the Parisii.

Arc de TriompheMy favourite view over Paris AND my all time favourite view over the Eiffel Tower has got to be from here!


Palace of Versailles: My favourite day trip out of Paris.


Trocadero at sunrise: My favourite sunrise over Paris.


Musée d’Orsay: My favourite indoor shot in Paris.


Sainte’Chapelle: Probably the most beautiful church interior I’ve ever seen!


Admiring the Eiffel Tower: Do I really have to explain this one?!


Notre Dame: The best all round view over the city.

notre dame view

The Covered passages of Paris: Some of the best places to window shop come rain or shine!


Palais Royal: The most symmetrical part of the city!


Paris at night: Paris is always a good idea!



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  • Reply
    25th January 2016 at 9:07 pm

    Your photography is absolutely stunning. I can’t wait to see next week’s Snapshot Saturday, I’m completely in awe!

  • Reply
    24th January 2016 at 10:08 am

    Love your photos and I love Paris, such an inspiring city!

  • Reply
    Tanja (the Red phone box travels)
    24th January 2016 at 9:47 am

    great photos! I love Paris too!

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