Paris Thru the Lens

An unforgettable tour of classic Paris quartiers, full of stunning sights and sounds which you will be shown how to capture forever with your lens. You will learn many new techniques and 'ways of thinking' to allow you to develop the imagination and spontaneity needed to make the most of any situation.

The camera you have is not important. Enthusiasm and imagination is the key to creating a great image.

You will have countless occasions to learn new skills in our small groups with a maximum of six participants.

Your photographic tour will be one of the absolute highlights of your holiday and you will leave with pictures and memories with will stay with you forever as a lasting memento of the time you spent in this most romantic and breathtaking of cities.

Your Paris tour options:

  • Mysterious Montmartre

    Highlights:  Historic Art Nouveau metro, cabarets, historic windmills, unusual statues, artists' studios, cobbled streets, vineyards, water tower, Sacre Coeur, steep steps, characteristic cafes.

  • Avoiding the typical tourist traps for the most part, this superb tour will show you the secret Montmartre, the hidden corners and unexpected sights which you will capture forever with your cameras. We finish up, nevertheless, at the stunning Sacre Coeur and its panoramic view of Paris, before retiring to a typical bistro in the artists square Place du Tertre and a friendly photo critique of our efforts (for those of us who took our photos digitally, of course)!

  • Latin Quarter Curios

    Highlights:  Notre Dame, street entertainers, Ile de la Cite, Hotel de Ville, Pont St. Louis, Monument de la Deportation, romantic river banks, bridges, river scenes, narrow streets.

  • Meeting Point:  In front of the St. Michel fountain, a classic Paris meeting point.
    From humble church to towering cathedral, Notre-Dame is the world-famous jewel in the crown of the Ile de la Cité, the original Paris before the city outgrew its island boundaries. But this whole area is steeped in history and secrets just waiting to be discovered.

  • Palais Royal Ramble

    Highlights:  Buren columns, Palais Royal gardens & sculptures, square-tree-lined avenues, Louvre pyramids, Maillol sculptures, Galeries Vivienne and Colbert, Place de la Concorde.

  • Meeting Point:  Next to the Palais Royal, Musee du Louvre metro station outside in Place du Palais Royal
    From Buren's controversial black and white columns to the amazing glass pyramids of the Louvre (including the secret upside down one one!), passing by the stunning Galérie Vivienne, Maillol's famous statues and lazy Parisiens in the Tuileries gardens, not forgetting the most unbelievable metro entrance you have ever seen (le Kiosque des Noctambules - the Night-walkers' Pavilion) our Palais Royal Ramble really has it all. We'll finish our tour with a friendly photo critique of our efforts (for those of us who took our photos digitally, of course)!

Focus in library
Portrait of parisien
Stained glass in church
Statue
Portrait at museum Paris