As a photographer, I’ve always been fascinated by the way night transforms a city. For my latest project, I embarked on a photographic journey through Paris at night, following a bride as she traversed the city’s iconic locations, from the bustling metro to the grandeur of the Louvre.

The adventure began as the city lights flickered to life. Dressed in her wedding gown, the bride was like a beacon of light against the darkened cityscape. Our first stop was the Parisian metro, an unusual choice for a bridal shoot, but one that provided a striking contrast. The bride, amidst the late-night commuters, seemed to be in her own world, a serene figure floating through the underground labyrinth.

Emerging from the metro, we made our way to the majestic Pont Alexandre III. The bridge, with its ornate sculptures and golden lights, offered a backdrop of unparalleled elegance. Here, the bride twirled and danced, her gown billowing around her, a solitary figure against the backdrop of the Seine.

Our next destination was the Grand Palais. The grandeur of the building, coupled with the quiet of the night, created an almost surreal scene. The bride, with her delicate movements, seemed to bring the sleeping palace to life, her dress shimmering under the moonlight.

The Louvre was where the magic truly unfolded. The vast courtyard, usually teeming with tourists, was deserted. The bride, against the iconic glass pyramid, was a vision. As she moved, her gown seemed to capture the very essence of the night – mysterious, beautiful, and fleeting.

Our final stop was a rooftop overlooking the city, just as the first light of dawn began to break. The city below was still asleep, unaware of the ethereal scene unfolding above. As the sun rose, casting a soft golden glow, the bride seemed to become one with the breaking day. And then, as the city stirred to life, she disappeared, leaving behind a trail of unforgettable images.

This project was more than a photoshoot; it was a poetic journey through Paris at night. The bride, in her wedding gown, symbolized the timeless beauty and mystery of the city. She was a nocturnal butterfly, bringing to life each location with her presence, only to vanish at dawn, leaving the city to wonder if it had all been a dream.

Organisation : dday weddingplanner iledefrance
Dress : les ptites robes blanches
Stationery: little caligraphy wedding

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