A week in beautiful Paris for John and Alissa. They enjoyed one of our picnic at the Trocadero overlooking the eiffel tower on their very first day!
Olivier our skillful photographer took them around the site for a few memory photographs. Here a few photographs of their couple photo session. They look so happy together. Great job from our photographer, fun and lively story of a couple in love in Paris.
We set up our first winter picnic for a family visiting the city from San Diego this past week. It rained on the day so we decided to have the picnic at one of the sheltered bench a few steps away from the Eiffel tower. This way they could enjoy our gourmet picnic “winter style” with hot coffee & tea and vegetable soup to start with. Our family had a family photo session with Olivier in the morning, they then headed to the champ de Mars for their lunch before visiting the Eiffel tower in the afternoon.
They had purchased Eiffel tower tickets online so that they easily passed the ticket office and the eternal queue of tourist, to reach the elevator which took them all the way to the third floor. It is an incredible experience to climb the tower all the way up and enjoy the incredible view over the city from up there. I was 8 year old when my parents took us there for the first time and i still vividly remember the experience; mainly my dad being sea sick! i remember this gigantesque view, the conquered tower, the grand adventure, running down the steps ahead of our parents, resting on each floor to the ground level again!
Photographer : Olivier Lalin
Connect to his instagram @weddinglight or his website to view some delightful Parisian style photo session.
If you are in need of a creative photographer while visiting the city, either for family portraits, an engagement session, a secret proposal, or simply creative visuals for your social media, get in touch with Olivier ; he simply ROCKS!
A few more words regarding our winter picnic now ready to order! If you are intending to visit the Eiffel tower, it is a great way to have lunch just before or after your visit. We would set up your picnic for you with balloons and blankets so that you do not have to worry about the logistic ( picking up or returning the wicker baskets ). The picnic location would be on the champ de Mars and easily accessible from the tower. We could alternatively set up our picnics at the Luxembourg gardens if weather allows. We would point you to the set up with geo localization and whatsapp in the morning of! We do love ( from time to time ) those new technology which made your life easier! Our winter picnic comes with a bottle of wine ( champagne optional ). It is served with tea and / or coffee, a hot vegetable soup, a market quiche, cheeses and selection of cured meat, fresh market salad and a dessert. ( fruits or chocolate cake ).
Our gourmet picnic can be coupled with a lifestyle photo session with Olivier either prior or after your lunch. A gourmet picnic with “Love Picnic Paris” coupled with a photo session is the ultimate surprise for a secret proposal in the city with your loved one. If you are flying over with your girl friend and are interested in our gourmet picnic / Photo session package during the winter months, reach out to us via email, we would be delighted to organise the day for you!
The price of our winter picnic is € 290 serving two, all inclusive, this is including the surprise set up. We are looking forward to many happy clients in the months to come.
Stay tune for more picnic surprises in our instagram as well; @lovepicnicparis
We had a beautiful day in Paris yesterday. The fall season has simply been gorgeous . It has been a lot of fun to stretch our summer picnic season a little. We actually organized a gourmet family picnic yesterday. It was coupled with a photo session with our photographer Olivier around the Trocadero area for a family of four from Singapore. Miss Chin Yeng Choo asked us to prepare a picnic at the footstep of the Eiffel tower while they were visiting Paris. They visit Paris every 5 years and we are so glad they contacted us this time around. The kids are now all grown up. She wanted to take the opportunity of a family trip to Europe to have a professional photographer take a few portraits of the family.
We are lucky to have a very talented photographer under our roof! Olivier happens to be my partner in crime and the co founder of ” Love Picnic Paris”. This way, we propose fun and creative photo session along our picnics with one of the best photographer in town!
You can visit Olivier’s creative wedding work on his website. His photo are fun and natural yet stylish and creative. He shoots in a lifestyle manner and always make sure that his clients are having a great time in front of his lens!
I am myself camera shy. Having a photographer who can make you relax and simply enjoy the moment makes a whole lot of difference. This is where real craftsmanship, passion, experience and dedication will make the final result unique and the experience a long lasting happy memory.
Our picnic experiences are unique so are our family and couple photo session.
While our summer picnic season is reaching an end, we are just about to launch a winter gourmet picnic special! The menu is not yet finalize but soon you will be able to enjoy a winter picnic at a couple of romantic locations in the city. We will provide hot wine as well as tea and hot chocolate with our delightful baskets. Romantic photo session will still be going strong through the winter months as well. Stay tune for more details and reach out to us via email for more details if you are too impatient and curious.
In any case, I hope you enjoy the few family photos taken at the Trocadero yesterday with the Choo family.
A romantic gourmet picnic in the fall with a creative photo session with our photographer.
There is no season for romance in Paris. It is always the perfect time to enjoy the city of light when you are in love. There is no special time for a gourmet picnic either along the banks of the seine. Although picnics are considered a summer activity, we are preparing a gourmet picnic for the fall and winter season.
WHY? Simply because we, as a couple enjoy escaping for an afternoon with one of our picnic along the seine even if it is a bit chilly! It doen’t matter really … You are well covered, hat, scarves to enhance the experience!
What matters is experiencing a unique moment with your love one, a special afternoon just for the two of you. This is what we would like to share with our clients at love Picnic Paris. We will include a hot soup, hot tea, some cheese, cured meat and some delightful surprises in our winter picnics. We would set up one of our wicker basket with a blanket at one of our favorite location in the city for you to enjoy.
We want our gourmet picnics to be the special romantic paris experience that we ourselves enjoy together! Love is about sharing, our picnics are a way to pass on our love for the city and the love we have for each other.
We will make our winter picnic a unique delightful surprise to your partner while visiting the city! Paris is fun all year long, the days get shorter, but the love and quality of life is everlasting. Our winter gourmet picnics will be the perfect occasion to celebrate an engagement, a secret proposal to your girlfriend but also a romantic lovers outing before going to see a play or a musical concert in Saint Germain des Prés.
The menu will be finalized shortly. We will be posting in our blog this new venture in more details very soon. If you are planning a trip to the city in the next few months, you can already reach out to us to book your date or simply get some more information as to how we could assist you with a romantic afternoon.
Below a few photographs taken at the Trocadero with Carmen, Lee and the kids. They had just arrived in Paris the day before. Ivana, their little girl was still a little tired from their travel. We have had a beautiful weather in Paris this season. An afternoon at the park with a gourmet picnic and a family photo session to follow was just perfect! They had visited the Eiffel tower in the morning. It was time to relax and chill on the grass with a lovely lunch served in one of our wicker basket.
Enjoy those few family portraits taken by Olivier.
Why not celebrating your Paris trip with “Love Picnic Paris”. Have a gourmet picnic with us, combine with an engagement photo session with Olivier, our professional photographer! Sounded like a great idea to J+M who flew all the way from Passadena to spend a few days in Paris before heading to Brussels and the south of France for their summer vacation.
You have chosen your engagement ring, you have booked your trip to Paris. Only it is your first time in France, you would like everything to be perfect for this very special day. You are not sure how to start though!
Over the past couple of years, we have helped many couple celebrate their Paris engagement in a flawless manner! It takes a little planning to fine tune the little details involved for your secret proposal with ” Love Picnic Paris ”
Once you have chosen your picnic style, we will guide you with choosing the right location. The Eiffel tower is obviously the number one destination but it can get a little crowded. Remember there are close to 17M tourist flying to France every year with a stop over in Paris. Once you have arrived in the city,dropped your bags at the hotel, the first site you would go to is the Eiffel tower. It can get a little crazy at time!
The Eiffel is certainly an amazing place for a secret proposal but do not forget that Paris is a gem of amazingly romantic locations which are often a little quieter. I was thinking of the Louvre gardens located in between the Pyramide and the Tuilerie gardens. Surprisingly enough, it is a little piece of heaven where tourist do not venture. It is only a few yards from the main entrance of the Louvre!
The Luxembourg gardens is also one of our favorite. It is situated on the border between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter. The Park is in the 6th arr. walking distance to iconic cultural cafe’s such as ” Les deux Magots ” and the ” café de Flores “. The garden contains just over a hundred statues, monuments and fountains, scattered throughout the grounds. It is utterly romantic, and overwelmingly beautiful!
So here, three different locations to chose from! Once you have decided on your perfect place to propose to your love one. We would fine tune the time of the day, pin point the exact location where your picnic would be ready and Olivier our photographer would take your proposal photographs as it happens.
You would then enjoy your picnic, crack a bottle of champagne. We would dismantle your picnic space for you so that you can carry on with your Paris engagement photo session with Olivier with the most amazing city in the background.
This is exactly what J+M did at the gardens of the Trocadero a few days back. Their picnic was followed by one hour photo session with Olivier around the site. The photos were sent to them a few days after their special event so that they could share they happiness with friends and family back home. Olivier would send you a couple of retouched photos the very same day as well to speed up the announcement!
Paris Rocks, and we love assisting you with this very special moment in your life. There is no need to stress about how things would happen during the day! We are here for you!
Any questions, just get in touch via email. Otherwise book your gourmet picnic and photo session with us now.
“Love and Happiness”; I was listening to this gorgeous song from Al Green looking at some of the photographs that Olivier took at the Trocadero gardens on a lovely afternoon. Mehmet proposed to his girlfriend at the gardens of the trocadero a few days back. A little curious crowd gathered as he was kneeling down to propose and clapped for the finale kiss. We organized our edith Piaf picnic for them coupled with a violonist who played a few romantic tunes, a seasonal bouquet of flowers and some great photos from the best photographer in town! Oh I forgot champagne was flowing at Mehmet and Efie engagement.
David contacted us a while ago to organize a gourmet picnic for his secret proposal to his girlfriend Tiffany. I think the images speak for themselves. They had a wonderful time at the gardens of the trocadero overlooking the eiffel tower. The proposal was a total success. We had organized our Edith Piaf picnic for the occasion with a chilled bottle of champagne and a poenies bouquet.
Olivier took some photos discretely from the distance during the proposal. They enjoyed their picnic and had a photo session around the trocadero afterwards.
Beautiful afternoon in Paris, we wish them both a wonderful vacation in europe before heading back to Australia and a beautiful life together. Our Edith Piaf gourmet picnic is the perfect romantic outing to propose to your girlfriend in front of the Eiffel tower. We actually have different packages that can be customized with various photography sessions. You will find various prices on our Paris secret proposal page.
Do not hesitate to get back to us with an email if you have any question that come to your mind. We will explain to you exactly how we can assist you in making this moment unique and unforgettable.
We are so glad that our gourmet picnic / Secret proposal and a photo session with Olivier are getting to be quite popular. It shows that Paris is definitely “the place” to propose to your love one! 100% success guarantee so far.
Enjoy this serie of photographs taken with one of dear couple at the trocadero a few days back.
Here a few words we have received from our clients :
I want to thank you both for making my surprise proposal to mygirlfriend (now my fiancee) a fantastic experience and the most memorable day ever. From the first contact they were so helpful in assisting to plan the event and come with many suggestions that made the day even more memorable for us. The picnic set up and food was fantastic, location was perfect and they even made sure the rain stopped in the afternoon so we could have our picnic outside as planned :-). Oliver took pictures of us when I proposed and captured “A perfect moment” that we will cherish for ever. He continued to take pictures during our picnic and then also came back after for an additional photo shoot which I strongly recommend you take if you book “Love Picnic Paris” which I absolutely recommend! The pictures we received after just a few days are the best and Oliver is excellent in setting up the right poses and settings for the best pictures. If you are planning a surprise picnic/event/photo shoot I hope you use “Love Picnic Paris”, you will not be disappointed and will have a memory for a lifetime. Once again thank you for “A Best Day”!
SWEET, we are so glad we were able to make it all happen for them.