Romantic, Delicious Gourmet Picnics & Creative Portrait Photography

 in Beautiful Paris.

We are the number one Paris gourmet picnic company and provide creative photography services for all of your very special private celebrations in Paris. Here at Love Picnic Paris, we offer you the taste and charm of the authentic French Picnic. Our unique picnics are made with love and special savoir-faire in our home located in the centre of Paris.
Children and grandparents, aristocrats and workmen, lovers and families; all have enjoyed picnics throughout French history.  Love Picnic Paris has created four diverse Picnic Menus for you to choose from, each with its own unique personality, allowing you to delve into the romance behind the historical French Picnic.
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From the sourcing of the finest ingredients, creation of delicious homemade dishes, thoughtful assembly of our beautiful wicker Basket, all the way to its delivery to you at the picturesque Champ de Mars or the gardens of the Trocadero next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, we take care of everything so you don’t have to.

 Whether this is the perfect occasion spent between lovers or a fun afternoon shared amongst friends and family, we offer you the chance to have your precious Picnic moments captured in a fun & creative manner by our internationally minded award winning photographer. While we can’t make your Picnic last forever, with professional photographer Olivier Lalin’s help, the photos of your Picnic in Paris are something you can take home and cherish for a lifetime. If you are planning a trip to Paris with your family or a romantic stay with your loved one, we would be delighted to prepare and set up one of our lovely Paris picnic coupled with a romantic secret proposal or an engagement photo session or simply some creative family portraits for you in the most amazing city on earth.

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SUMMER NEWS : This summer you will cuddle away enjoying a real delightful Parisian moment with your other half in the city of light. You are visiting Paris with your love ones and are looking for something unique & wish to surprise your partner to a romantic Parisian adventure. Reach out to Love Picnic Paris. We can assist you with the planning of a beautiful afternoon with our gourmet picnic at the Eiffel tower, the Louvre gardens, the Luxembourg gardens as well as the gardens of Versailles. There are a lot of information you can read through on the blog with some great visuals from our photographer. If you do not find the right answer, do not hesitate to get back to us with specific questions. Rush to our picnic page, choose and order your preferred gourmet picnic quickly. We cater for one picnic at a time both for lunch and diner. We are unfortunately having to turn down new customer whose date is already taken by a lucky one.  For the passionates, please order quickly and reserve your date. Once we receive your order, we will get back to you promptly to fine tune all the details. Your event can be paid in full once all of the planning has been taken care of. Remember, any of our picnics can be coupled with creative photography in Paris. If you are planning to propose under the Eiffel tower, you are at the right place. 

Note that we are setting up picnics at the gardens of Versailles this year if it is coupled with photography. You would have to add € 60 to your order for the transportation and the park entrance. The gardens of Versailles is the perfect surrounding for a romantic proposal.

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Paris engagement photographer and a gourmet picnic.

You may be flying to Paris for the first time this summer with your partner in crime. You are in love and intend to surprise your other half with an engagement ring. Paris is certainly utterly romantic. Simply, you are not sure how your plan is going to unfold. “Love Picnic Paris” is all about gourmet picnics and stylish photography. We have four delightful picnics you can choose from, all of which can be coupled with a photo session. We can also create a uniquely tailored engagement package that will service your special needs.

Once settled in Paris, you may just decide to wait for the right moment, and propose while strolling down a picturesque street of saint Germain des Prés or sitting down at a terrace of a cafe, sipping a glass of champagne.  At the same time, you also want your proposal to be flawless, perfectly planned. You are not sure what might be the best place to propose. After all, it is your first trip to Europe. You are realising that you may need some help with a little planning.

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You haven’t been sleeping well for the past couple of days! Proposing to the love of your life in Paris is certainly one of the most important step in your relationship. There is a little tension there that stick to your mind as your plane lands at Charles de Gaulle airport, rightfully so.

Your partner might want to have your proposal captured by a professional Paris photographer. “Love Picnic Paris” can assist you with the planning of a gourmet picnic coupled with creative professional photography in the city.  Combining both a picnic with an engagement photography session is a wonderful idea. We are here to assist couple like you make their dream come true. Olivier is a very experienced professional Paris photographer. His work has been featured in Marie Claire, the New York times, Figaro magazine, Stern, El Pais and so on  …..   He will capture your intimate moment with romantic photos in a lifestyle manner that you both will cherish forever.

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Surprise the love of your life with a romantic gesture. You can propose during one of our gourmet picnic overlooking the eiffel tower, the gardens of the Louvre or the Luxembourg gardens. We will discuss in details what would be the perfect location with you. We will set up a romantic picnic with decor items to make it utterly romantic for the two of you.

Michal contacted us a few months back to help him plan his surprise proposal in the city. “Love Picnic Paris” planned the afternoon from A to Z. We agreed on the choice of their gourmet picnic menu, the location for the proposal, the time of the day for the event. Last we fine tuned all of the little details with our photographer.

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Louvre Gardens picnic location. 

The idea was to arrive at the Louvres gardens, surprise his girlfriend with our romantic picnic set up. Michal reached out to a chilled bottle of Dom Perignon to celebrate the moment. He cracked the bottle of champagne open and popped the question while Olivier was taking our couple surprise proposal photographs from the distance. Our photographer then moved closer, snapped a few more photos as Michal was giving the engagement ring to his girlfriend. Our couple were laughing and were utterly happy!

Total success ….

Our love birds enjoyed their late afternoon diner with foie gras, smoked salmon, a market salad, and other goodies. When Olivier returned to the picnic site, they were finishing a chocolate cake and wipped cream for desert. They were ready for an hour of engagement photos around the Louvre museum.

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Paris engagement photos ideas.

Your Paris engagement photos with “Love Picnic Paris” are executed in a fun and lighthearted manner. We privilege the moment. We want you to be natural and simply be yourself during your engagement photo session. It is important to have a professional photographer who has a bit of psychology and understand human nature!  We like to keep away from posed and stereotyped visuals that you see on the internet.  Michal was a bit shy at first. Olivier had him relaxed very quickly and simply enjoy the moment.  Our photographer did a great job in capturing their engagement proposal, the love for each other in beautiful Paris.

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Your engagement photographs will be edited, retouched then sent out to you the very next day via “wetransfer”.  You can  order a uniquely crafted engagement album from us if you wish. Your proposal photographs may be later used for your save the date stationary. You can make an amazing I-phone high definition gallery that you can share with friends and family. Your Paris engagement photos are a wonderful idea for a creative sign in wedding book later on at your wedding reception. Don’t miss out on some great lifestyle photography.

Getting the perfect engagement photographer to capture one of the most important time in a relationship is I believe important! You will find below a few of the photos taken over an hour around the Louvre gardens.

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Hiring “Love Picnic Paris” for your Paris secret proposal.

Reach out to us to find out how we can assist you with making your secret proposal and Paris engagement photo session a dream come true. We have a lot of information on our website that will provide you with some general ideas to begin with. You will find our different  picnics in our service page. All of the photos are taken by Olivier, you may enjoy a selection of our professional Paris photographer ‘s work in our gallery page.

Please reach out via email and tell us a little bit about you. We would be delighted to be part of your special day in the city.

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Paris engagement lifestyle photo session.

Jess and Ben were engaged in Paris at the Trocadero gardens yesterday. We organised a gourmet picnic for them coupled with an engagement photo session with one of the best lifestyle photographer in the city. The photos rock our world. They both look so HAPPY and in LOVE with each other. The final photos of their engagement  are simply very moving and so romantic.  Those visuals really show their happiness in a natural and unposed manner. It is so important to choose your photographer with care. You want the whole process to be fun and the memories of your day to showcase those flying moment with grace and talent.  Make your memories unique with touching, everlasting images captured by a professional photographer. Photography is a real craft and you deserve the best.

GORGEOUS photographs, we are so excited at the idea to share a few portraits of Jess and Ben gourmet picnic and secret proposal. We have already sent a few of their engagement photo to Jessy’s mother who planned everything from a distance. Every one is thrilled. We are very glad to have been able to assist this family in making the kids proposal a wonderful afternoon in Paris.

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Paris secret proposal.

Everything was well planned in advance. We had been communicating with Ben the day before on whatsapp so that the timing was going to run smoothly. We did not take into consideration Ben’s emotional level. He was supposed to propose as they arrived at the picnic location. Olivier was hiding, ready to take the photos of the proposal as planned. Only when they arrived at the picnic, they sat down and started to open the bottle of wine. They carried on with enjoying their picnic, spreading all of the goodies on the mat.

Ben simply forgot that he was supposed to propose to Jess so it seemed at first. After a good 1/2 hour into the picnic, he finally stood up pretexting for a photo with the eiffel tower with the love of his life. AND YES, finally he kneeled down on the grass, looked at his girl friend in the eyes and asked: ” Do you want to marry me! ”

Snap, snap, snap, Olivier took a lot of photos from this moment onwards. following the proposal, he moved forward to introduced himself. Both Jess and Ben were in tear! He snapped a few more shots and let our couple enjoy the moment. After they had finished their lunch, we packed up and Olivier took them around the trocadero gardens for their engagement photo session. Here are part of the afternoon in a few visuals below.

Congratulation to the both of them, lovely afternoon!

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Eiffel tower picnic site. Our gourmet picnics can be set up either at the Eiffel tower area,

the Luxembourg gardens, the Louvres gardens or the gardens of Versailles.

 

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Paris gourmet picnic celebrations.

“Love Picnic Paris” is all about gourmet picnics. We set up delightful picnics at locations such as the eiffel tower, the Trocadero, the Luxembourg gardens, and the Louvre gardens in Paris. We have just recently started planning picnics at the gardens of Versailles as well. “Love Picnic Paris”  is also about creative photography for private events in Paris and Versailles. We propose four different gourmet picnic that can be coupled with amazing photography.

You will find our picnic ideas in the service page of our blog. Our clients can order each of the 4 menus directly from our website. Options such as champagne, flowers and photography can be added directly to the order page. You are more then welcome to add specific information such as diet restriction while you process your order. We made the process easy for everyone. Should you have any question, feel free to send us a separate email.

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Large Picnic events.

We now do offer to set up larger size picnics as well for your special party in Paris. Large picnic orders are to be processed separately sending us an email first. Please provide all of the relevant information such as numbers of guests; preferred location and date. We now cater for larger birthdays as well as family celebrations in the city of light. We would be delighted to assist you with making this special moment memorable for everyone.

Below a few photographs of one of our most recent gourmet picnic event at the Eiffel tower which we organised for a VERY LUCKY 10 year old birthday girl. The picnic came with French baguette, a selection of cheeses, a selection of cured meat as well as fresh market salads. We had some olives and Hummus for the guests. We had fruits such as melon, peaches, water melon as well as home made chocolate cakes with chantilly for dessert. I am sure I forgot something!

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A gourmet picnic at the Trocadero with grandparents

It was a real pleasure to connect with German and his wife in Paris yesterday. We had the privilege to host one of our picnic for the family last year already. This time around they came back with their grand daughter. They enjoyed our “Amelie Poulain’ picnic at the Trocadero gardens. The picnic was followed by a mini photo session with Olivier.

They had a blast and Samantha was overjoyed with the experience. Below a few photographs of their special outing at the park. Paris family photographer
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