Paris in Magnificent Black and White (16 photos)

“Tour Eiffel”

Paris is known to be one of the most romantic cities in the world. Some might say that architecture has a large part to do with that…

Skilled photographer Damien Vassart was born in Brussels, Belgium, but currently lives in Paris. The way he combines bold lines of buildings, bridges, and sculptures, with the fluid and organic movement of clouds, creates a stark contrast and makes for an epic photo combination.

“My interest of photography began in 2007,” says Vassart. “I decided to learn all by myself; I bought my first DSLR and started to experiment. My preferences came naturally to fine art black and white architecture and landscape photography.”

“Place de la Concorde”


“Tour Eiffel”


“Pont Alexandre III”

“Ile de la Cit & Pont au Change”

“Three Lamps – Place de la Concorde”

“Passing Flyboats”

“Statue of King Henri IV”


“Ile de la Cit & Pont Neuf”


“St Augustin”

“Institut de France”

“Samaritaine & Pont Neuf”

Damien Vassart’s website
via [Who Designed It?]

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