Final Images for the Gallery at ArtStudio K!

Our group had a wonderful trip! Everyone created excellent images of Paris, which were displayed in the Vernissage gallery show at ArtStudio K. Thank you, Tino (National Geographic Expert) (“a touch of red”), for such a wonderful journey discovering and visually exploring Paris! – Paris Photo…

Monet’s Garden

Walking around Monet’s garden, we worked on documenting the serene environment around us, as well as taking on the approach of an Impressionist! We enjoyed breathing in the fresh air of the countryside and seeing the inspiration for Monet’s paintings!

Marais, Pompidou, and dinner at Mama Shelter!

We explored the Marais on foot — it was booming with people in the streets and the weather was wonderful! Then we made our way to the largest museum for modern art in Europe, Centre Georges Pompidou, and explored several levels of paintings, photographs, video,…

Antique market and a bike tour!

We visited the largest flea market in Europe, St. Ouen, and took pictures of objects, people, and other fascinating things around us. It was definitely a neat experience! In the afternoon we went on a bike tour in the Marais and learned interesting historical and…

Monet’s Waterlilies and portraits full of color!

We had a wonderful opportunity to put Tino’s color lesson in to practice at the Musée de l’Orangerie with Monet’s expansive, breathtaking Waterlily paintings, at the carnival at the Tuileries Garden with the brightly colored rides and vibrantly dressed carnival-goers, and in the streets of…

Excursion to Chartres and Versailles!

Today we took a train to the quaint Medieval town of Chartres, where we explored the interior of the Notre Dame cathedral, then practiced portraiture in the entryway of the cathedral with the intensity of the darkly lit background! After having lunch in Chartres, we…

Bastille Day!

It’s Bastille Day in Paris! What a wonderful day to explore the visual feast within the coeur of the city! We commenced our day at the Bastille monument and strolled along the streets of Paris heading toward the Pompidou, an area vibrant with people, a massive…

Seine boat cruise!

Our first day in Paris was relaxing with a picnic at the Eiffel Tower, followed by a photo scavenger hunt in groups! After everyone settled in their rooms, we had a French dinner and ended the evening with a boat cruise along the Seine — the…

Paris!

Bonjour! Sarah-Marie and Ricky here, and we are thrilled to see you all soon in Paris! We hope you’re excited to photograph the city of lights, eat some delectable crêpes, and work with the incredible National Geographic photographer Tino Soriano! Looking forward to exploring the…