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Photo spots: the best places to shoot Paris!

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Hailey in

The beautiful architecture and the charm of the French capital are so blindingly obvious that there are so many places you want to photograph when you visit Paris. However, other discreet places of Paris are worth the photographers’ attention. PARISCityVISION prepared for you a list of not-to-be-missed flagship places in Paris to photograph:

The spots for colorful pictures!

Visiting Paris is a great opportunity to take gorgeous pictures in the places that the influencers love the most in the City of Lights. They will look perfect on your Instagram page or in special photo books dedicated to your stay in Paris.

Duperré basketball field

Located place Pigalle, this basketball field with bright colors was restored in 2009 in association with the famous Nike sport brand. Many influencers take advantage of this iconic field of Paris for a photo shoot. Those pictures with garish tones will highlight your complexion!


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Rue Crémieux

The Rue Crémieux is a pedestrian street located in the 7th arrondissement, connecting the Rue de Bercy to the Rue de Lyon. Famous for its colorful facades, this blogger’s paradise reminds of the Burano island near Venice or even of Portobello in London. A perfect place to take colorful and poetic pictures, to change the way we see Paris. A quiet and peaceful atmosphere, away from the bustle of the city.


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Rue Dénoyez

On an altogether different subject, street art lovers will love the Rue Dénoyez. Full of colorful tags on a 150-meter distance, this street is quite photogenic. The spontaneity of the artists’ works, most of them being anonymous, makes the originality of this atypical alley. Go to the heart of Belleville, between rue Ramponeau and rue de Belleville, for unique shots, just like this place where new graffitis are drawn regularly.


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The facades of the Canal Saint-Martin

We couldn’t list the colorful and photogenic places in Paris without talking about the Canal Saint-Martin banks. Indeed, you will discover there an interesting contrast between the surrounding architecture and the small shops with colorful facades. Photography lovers will be delighted to enhance this place through their shots. The mirror effect of the reflection of the bright colors on the canal makes this place charming. This photo spot, dream scenery for any impressionist painter is even more extraordinary as it changes considerably with the seasons.


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Typical Parisian spots

 Le square Rapp

The Rapp square is located 33 avenue Rapp, very close to the Champ de Mars. This little street of the 7th arrondissement has several buildings with a remarkable architecture. A stunning view on the Eiffel Tower between two wonderful buildings will make your pictures both authentic and original. This place had been a well-kept secret for a long time by the few lucky devils that had found it…


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Bir-Hakeim Bridge

Favorite décor for brides from all over the world, this bridge welcomes Parisians and tourists who are looking for the perfect shot. The Bir-Hakeim Bridge is located on quai de Grenelle in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. There is a reason why many famous movie and advertisement shoots took place on this much-vaunted bridge. The symmetry of its columns and its view on the Eiffel Tower allow to take advantage of the framing to get a professional-quality photo of Paris. Alone or with others, pictures on the Bir-Hakeim Bridge are always great shots!


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Alexandre III Bridge

This bridge, built in 1900, is one of the most imposing in Paris. Classified as a historical monument, it is the widest bridge in the capital. With its impressive architecture, it spans the Seine river and brings together the 7th and the 8th arrondissements. Its majestic golden columns and its perspective will enhance your shots. At night, the Eiffel Tower shines in the background, making the pictures even more elegant. A not-to-be-missed place for a photo shoot and a privileged spot for photographers in Paris!


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The Palais Garnier and its surroundings

At the heart of the 9th arrondissement, the Palais Garnier offers a breathtaking scenery. This astounding structure from the 19th century will undoubtedly enhance your pictures of Paris. As this place is open for visits, you will also be impressed by its interior decor that is just as photogenic. You can also take beautiful shots around the Palais Garnier with a wonderful view on the French capital.


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Parc de Sceaux

You can then finish your Paris best photo spots tour with a stop in the nature at Parc de Sceaux. The park, with its sumptuous gardens, allows to take pictures of stunning beauty all year long. A perfect perspective for pictures, that makes its green and blazing paths a splendid place to take photos of yourself.


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