paris is a beautiful place... no one can dispute that.
but one of my favorite things about the city is the layers of beauty that lie beyond the postcard-perfect churches, gardens, and monuments. i am captivated by the way the years have perfectly aged every surface. i (and my camera) adore all the faded, worn colors and textures of the city.
here are some shots of the grittier beauty of paris from my most recent trip...
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