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Photographer Documents Love In Public Places

Published 4 years ago

Public displays of affection is one of those things that scares singles and makes couples just the tiny bit uncomfortable. But it sure looks nice in these black and white photographs by Mikaël Theimer. Couples kissing in the streets, in metro – everywhere! There are some hugs thrown into the mix, too!

Theimer bought a camera inspired by the Humans of New York phenomenon and made a Montreal version. “So we continued, and I invested 100% of my energy into photography because it was making me happier than anything else I’d done before,” Theimer wrote on his website. “It’s not so much the photography, it’s the things I’m photographing, the people my camera allows me to meet, the places it takes me, the situations it puts me in, the stories it uncovers. It connects with the world and its inhabitants. And I love it for it.” Previously, we featured Theimer as he tried to get a picture of his girlfriend.

More info: mikaeltheimer.com | facebook | instagram | twitter (h/t: boredpanda)

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This seems hearfelt (Montréal)

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When a kiss on the cheek is worth a thousand “I love you”s (Montréal)

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In French, love is a masculine word (Montréal)

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They said goodbye here… (Paris)

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… and then again there (Paris)

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Exactly one week after the November 13th attacks. Love wins. (Paris)

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Not even afraid – Place de la République, memorial for the November 13th attacks (Paris)

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Hold on tight during the bus ride (Montréal)

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Lovers de la Montagne (Montréal)

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I think she found the assistance she needed (Montréal)

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A kiss on a hand may be quite sentimental but… (Paris)

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And suddenly it’s like there’s no one around (Montréal)

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What’s warmer than a hug? A hug with a scarf. (Montréal)

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The hour seems happy indeed (Paris)

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I’ll take a waffle and a kiss (Paris)

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There’s something quite sexy and romantic about a Vespa… (Montréal)

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Night club love (Paris)

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A good hug slows time down (Montréal)

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Classic “where do I put my hands?” problem (Montréal)

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You saw nothing (Montréal)

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Love is beautiful in black and white

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city couples, couple kissing, couple photography, couples, love, Mikaël Theimer, public affection, public display of affection, street photography
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