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Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

I rarely take photos of Paris during nighttime, mostly because my camera is too heavy to lug around wherever I go but also because I might be the most paranoid person on this earth and don’t want to get anything stolen. So when my sister and dad (who thinks photography is just as much fun as I do) visited me here last week we decided to go for a little stroll all together before heading off to dinner. If our fingers and toes hadn’t died from the freezing cold I think we could have kept going all night long but instead we opted for Italian pizza and a few glasses of wine after and hour or two, which certainly wasn’t too shabby either.

If you think this city is pretty during daytime, you haven’t seen it during the evenings. I can never walk home during the night without falling in love with this city all over again. I think that’s when Paris’ magic really hits me.

  • Tiphaine

    Wow, these pictures are amazing dear!! love how the b/w highlights the atmosphere and all these beautiful lights :)

    thanks for sharing once again and have a lovely day!

    xo tiphaine

  • Mani

    I absolutely love these pictures! The black/white tones just adds a whole different dimension to them.

  • Nicole K

    Wow, these pictures are amazing!

    xx Nicole

  • Sarah

    These photos are gorgeous, you have such a talent for capturing the beauty of Paris! xx

    Keep calm and carry lipstick.

  • Capital Citizenne

    so lovely and so true! x

  • Migle
  • Sam

    These are totally lovely. Are you using a 50mm for these shots? I always seem to struggle with B & W on non-film cameras.

    • Paris in Four Months

      So funny that you said that because I struggled so hard with these actually (and I’m still not entirely happy). B&W is always so hard, if you don’t have a film camera as you say. Yes, I used the 50mm lens for these :)

  • Joana Taborda

    Paris at night is absolutely magical, I’m so glad I can keep looking at this city through your photos, I miss Paris so much!

  • Darina

    Magical indeed…I just love the atmosphere in the city during evening hours so much as you do!

  • Victoria

    Wow – beautiful photography. Reminds me of the Woody Allen movie “Midnight in Paris” – Paris looks truly magical!

  • Grace Beekman

    How wonderful! What a great night with your family! These pictures are gorgeous. Night photos are always so impressive!

  • amandacsater

    So gorgeous, I miss Paris more and more every time I see your photos.

    xo Amanda

  • hana journey

    I love Paris at night because of the magic atmosphere that no other city has (in my opinion) :)
    Wonderful pictures!


  • Clara Gv

    I love those photos!! Paris is amazing at night…

  • Elisa

    I think you just raised your photography to a new level. I encourage you to continue to shoot at night, these images have a elegant, mysterious quality that can only be captured at night.

  • B. Britnell

    These pictures are beautiful! And I agree: Paris at night is just breathtaking!

  • Shani

    It’s official. I have a serious photographic crush on you.

    Do you sell any of your prints?

    Shani x

  • Jules Cherie


  • bianca malata

    great shots! Simply beautiful. I love black and white shots. They always had a certain mystery to photographs

  • Supal

    I am so happy you sacrificed your fingers and toes for us! These photos are just beautiful! x

  • Emily

    Wow! These photos are stunning. They make me want to pack up and move to Paris tonight.

  • Diva In Me

    All I can say is “your pictures took my breath away” =D

  • Chiara

    Trop belle série, tes photos sont superbes de jour comme de nuit!

  • Natália Rodrigues

    Oh, that’s just mean. Your pictures took me back to Paris for a minute. Awesome work!

  • Quyen Nguyen

    Magic. Paris is beautiful any time of day. Thanks for sharing.

  • Katie Brown // Art Farm

    Your photos are so beautiful!!! It sounds and looks like a magical night. Did you happen to use a tripod to take these?

  • Susan

    Lovely! I’m assuming you used a tripod? Just curious…I will be there in March and plan to do some night shooting! (and would love to meet)

  • Ricky

    These are lovely, Carin—thanks for sharing with us all!

  • Quiqui

    Love those night and black and white shots! Paris is beautiful, it doesn’t matter what time of the day or night, right?

  • Stacy Reeves

    You should look into the Fuji X100s. That has quickly become my best friend in Paris, as I just can’t handle lugging my DSLR around everywhere (plus I worry it makes me a target for pickpockets). It’s really great in both low light and low DOF (goes to f2) and the photos are pretty great quality. And it’s small and light and cute!

  • Nhan

    I’ve recently joined the blogging world and discovered your blog. I’m sure you’ve been told thousands of times already but seriously, your photos are simply amazing, especially these ones.
    I look forward to many more!

  • Paris je ta

    Beautiful shots! I agree w. another post.. takes me back to when I was there. Nothing beats wandering around Paris at night with a good group of friends. I remember walking one night around pont neuf when i saw the eiffel tower started to sparkle for the first time, literally took my breath away!

  • Paris, je t’aime

    Stunning shots! I remember walking around pont neuf one night w. a group of friends when i saw la tour eiffel begin to sparkle for the first time; literally took my breath away! Easily the most magical place on earth :)