Leslee Mitchell

Nashville – Tennessee, USA.


Dec 2013

2013 Sessions

Best Of 2013 – Sessions

After the best of 2013 weddings published this Monday, here’s our best of 2013 sessions! Based on what you seemed to have liked the most this year (and during the two first months the blog existed), this is basically a readers’ selection!


Tuuli and Teet, and their session in Estonia with a cow.

Tuuli + Teet

Vanessa and Pedro, and this amazing black and white session in Rio de Janeiro.

Vanessa + Pedro

Magda and Marek, who took their clothes off to take a bath in freezing Iceland.

Magda + Marek

Cosmina and Adi, and their after-wedding pictures high up in the Romanian mountains.

Cosmina + Adi

Anja and Andrej, this super crazy couple that had one fun afternoon.

Anja + Andrej

Florestine and Silvain, and their engagement session at the Champs de Mars.

Florestine + Silvain

Those 5 girls, who had one fun and colorful bachelorette party.

Bachelorette Party

Monika and Kendra, and this pre-wedding styled shoot.

Monika + Kendra

Us! Because you seemed to like our bike session in Paris a lot.

Joana + Marcio

Stéphanie, and this trash the dress with fire photo session.

Stéphanie + Fire

May 2013

Florestine + Silvain

Engagement Shoot at the Eiffel Tower with a Bed and Pajamas (or, the Day I Organised a Styled Shoot)

I honestly don’t know how much OMG’s have been exchanged between Leslee and I since we did the shoot, how many times we’ve both been wanting to share a photo or two on our respective Facebook pages and then refrained from doing it… Today I can finally tell you what I’ve been up to a couple of weeks ago: I organised my first photo shoot! Photography: Leslee Mitchell.



Let me tell you the story behind it. In April, Leslee and Elodie of Photography by Winter organised a workshop. Both were going to be in Paris for a few days and Elodie asked if I wanted to take the opportunity to organise a styled shoot with Leslee. I first thought: “OMG YES!!” – this was the first actual thing (I mean, in real life) I was asked to do since I started the blog; I was obviously thrilled! My second thought was “But I actually think styled shoots are kind of boring.”… Now what, call everything off? This was not an option, so instead, I decided that If I were in charge of organising this photo shoot, it would have to be something else! And I came up with a craaazy idea. Luckily, Leslee is as crazy as I am and thought the idea was brilliant. So, we headed to the Champs de Mars, put a bed in front of the Eiffel tower, found a couple who’d agree to wear pajamas, and just did the damn shoot.

First anecdote. You need to know everything was decided very late, so that I did not find wedding planners to work with and well, how to put that? All the stuff we used for the shoot came from our appartement. So yop, that’s our sheets, our old wooden crates, our lamp, our giraffe. :-)

Second anecdote. Between the day of the shoot, and today, this couple actually got engaged!! Congratulation guys, and many thanks for being part of this.


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