Paris Photo Archives

Youth in Paris - Chillaxing {Paris Photo}

Chillaxing © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner Maybe "Hip Hop" is not the best descriptor for these guys' style of dressing - a flavor of hip-hop? It's interesting to spot the youth culture currents in the city......

"Taken" ~ "Prise" {Paris Photo}

"Taken" ~ "Prise" © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner The Pont des Arts yesterday on Valentine's Day 2015. It used to be that you could see through the bridge grids when the "love locks" were fewer and farther between......

3 States of Magnolia Trees {Paris Photo}

© 2013 Chantal-Hélène Wagner These Magnolia trees on a discreet Paris street smelled of jasmine green tea and lemon. The scent was not very pronounced but you could catch whiffs of it from time to time, delicately perfuming their...

Woman on the Phone {Paris Photo}

Woman on the Phone © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner This woman instead of talking on the phone while walking, like almost everyone else, had retreated to a corner of the street and de facto reconstituted half of a telephone booth,...

Woman on a Bike {Paris Photo}

Woman on a Bike © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner What attracted my eye in this case is that I could not make out what was going on exactly in the semi-darkness - I had also been looking at a source...

Full Hijab on Metro Stairs {Paris Photo}

Full Hijab on Metro Stairs © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner While it is more and more common to see women wearing hijabs in Paris, spotting a woman wearing a full hijab - there wasn't even a mesh, so "burqa" is...

I Trust Me {Paris Photo}

I Trust Me © 2015 Chantal-Hélène Wagner I'm not sure what to say about this picture. I guess it strikes me as an instantaneous and unequivocal summing up of ready-made values to lead your life. You can peruse magazines...