The one time I was there, I went looking for intimate images of Paris. The dates were April 26 through May 3, 2007. I wanted to photograph the people and places tourists would miss — the idiosyncratic and personal — photos distinctly my own yet also distinctly Parisian, not forgetting the inspiration of Henri Cartier-Bresson.
These photographs show a city of full of people out in public. Here are 133 images of workers and lovers, of advertising, and — since there was about to be an election — posters, including three young women in the act of defacing one. My eye often went to people in motion, not only walking but in cars, on roller skates, bicycles, motor bikes, boats, barges, subway cars, trains, escalators, and a moving sidewalk.
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