Paris s’amuse /Paris has fun. Jardins des Tuileries . Fête Foraine /Funfair

It seems a long time ago since I took these pictures, and it was ! At least one was taken in the mid 1990s and the others in the early 2000s. All were captured on film . I scanned them a few months ago from the original 35 mm negatives .For as long as I remember, every summer this funfair sets up on the edge of the Jardins des Tuileries, across the Rue de Rivoli: I have fond memories of the place and love that time of the year :Paris, in August is particularly quiet and yet fun.




















I’ve been working on a book project to present my favourites personal photographs of Paris:these will definitively be there.



  1. These are great. Love that third shot in particular. Just the right amount of focus.

  2. Thanks Richard…, I have a weak spot for the strong man contests, many memories…time flies by.

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