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French Photographer Captures Paris on Its Rainy Days

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Christophe Jacrot started his career in photography in 2006, when he completed a program in photojournalism. His first commission was to take pictures of Paris in sunny weather, but due to the weird spring weather he decided to later start a different task. He thought that rainy Paris was way more interesting than sunny Paris and for the sake of the project, he formed a very nice relationship with bad weather and became very close with it.

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Paris in the Rain is the exact opposite of what we see in tourist guides, where happy tourists walk around sunny Paris.

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His good relationship with bad weather let him create poetic visuals that captured life under heavy rain.

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The unpredictability of the climate interests him immensely and he is enchanted by its romantic-fictional dimension.

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He’s lived in various countries, including Hong Kong, Normandy, Greenland, USA and he’s always been fascinated by how the bad weather interfered in every city’s life.

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Christophe consciously decided to capture the beautiful side of life and not the scary and horrendous side of it.

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He has exhibited his work in many countries around the world and usually the prices start from 1,800 euros, which include a signed original photograph.

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Something as simple as the rainy weather becomes Christophe’s vehicle to capturing the magic of the world.

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If you are interested in buying an original print, you can contact the photographer here. To view more of his work, you can simple visit his website.

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