Les Mystères de Paris / Paris Mysteries
is a selection of street photographs documenting the prominent place of art and artists--and simply an esthetic sense--in Paris daily life.
Taken in 2010 and 2015, the photographs capture people walking and resting 'en plein air,' often surrounded by graffiti. They offer a look at a city totally enlivened by art in all its forms.
I take inspiration from photographers like Cartier-Bresson, Brassai and Doisneau, who walked around Paris night and day, capturing life "on the run." I frame my subjects quickly and spontaneously—often without the subject's awareness. Exhibition prints (14x20") are available for purchase (editions of 7); contact Ellen.
In addition to this series of photographs, Les Mystères de Paris / Paris Mysteries
is a self-published photography book. To preview or purchase a copy of the book, go to Les Mystères de Paris / Paris Mysteries, Second Edition