The Louvre

The Louvre #1

Photo Spot Summary

Country: France

Category: Architecture

City: Paris

GPS Latitude: 48.861126

GPS Longitude: 2.335412


In the center of Paris, at the Metro station "Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre" or "Louvre - Rivoli".

Photo Spot Details

The Louvre is a very famous museum (home of La Joconde). Since 1989, a glass pyramid is in the middle of the building (designed by Pei). Highly debated when it was presented to the public, it is now a symbol of this museum. I think that at night is the best moment to capture it. A tripod is recommended, even if with high ISO it can be shot without since there are a lot of lights around.

The Louvre #2
PENTAX K20D + smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED @ 135mm, ISO 200, 7/10, f/8.0

Reader Interactions


  1. Luc
    August 16, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Bonjour Nicholas
    I live near Montreal. and I have spent two days at this magnificient museum with a Canon G7 eight years ago. I was amazed that they let me take all the photos I wanted (no flash). You can add to this museum a couple others such as the Arts & Métiers and Orsay.

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