Paris in the fall

Last month, I made a return trip to Paris. I am not sure there is a more beautiful place than Paris in the fall. The air was crisp, the leaves were turning and seemingly everyone was outside.

This trip was brief like my summer visit and also work related. More on that subject in a future post. But I did manage to get out a few hours each day to make some photographs.

One highlight was randomly bumping into my friend Joe and Andre Wagner in the Marais. palace .jpgchess.jpgwalkers.jpgRiver.jpgsmoker.jpgseat.jpgBread.jpgboyz.jpgDiag.jpgrest.jpgTower.jpgEvening.jpg

(All color photographs made with a Mamiya 7ii and Kodak Portra 400. Black & white photographs were made with a Leica MA and Kodak Tri-X 400 film. Developed and scanned at Richard Photo Lab)

Paris, 2019

Earlier this month I spent barely 48 hours in Paris for a series of work meetings.

I love that city and clearly this wasn’t enough time. The last time I made a trip to Paris was also business related. It always feels odd to be in that city without my wife. I hope to make a return trip soon — and next time I’m counting on making the trip together.

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(Cameras: Hasselblad 503cw, Leica M3. Film: Kodak Portra 400 and Tri-X 400. Lab: Richard Photo Lab)

Paris, France

I am in Paris this week. 

I was invited to participate in an event organized by the French government to foster an increased awareness of the tech startup scene in France. I must say I am extremely impressed.  I haven’t made a direct investment here but I hope to change that in the future.

Work aside, I absolutely adore France and Paris in particular. I love the atmosphere, the lights, the food, the culture, the people and the spirit. It’s so beautiful. Unfortunately it also happens to be my first Paris visit without Lauren which is a bummer. I wish she could have made the trip.

But I did catch up with my friend Fred yesterday. I saw his check in on Swarm and a few DM’s later we met in the 8th Arrondissement and spent the afternoon walking around the city. So much fun. 

Tomorrow morning I am scheduled to meet a number of local entrepreneurs and then I have the afternoon and evening to myself. 

I have a few rolls of film calling my name :)