Best photography spots in Paris, 9th district

Do you enjoy taking nice pictures of your travel experiences ? The 9th district of Paris has amazing photography locations to immortalize your parisian trip.  

Best photography spots in Paris, 9th district

Pierre Semard bridge 

Down Maison Mère’s building, you will find Bellefond street and the amazing bridge overhanging Pierre Sémard street, with a nice view on the Montholon square garden. 
You can easily access the bridge with the two beautiful stairs, giving a nice perspective for your shots. 

Galeries Lafayette rooftop 

At the 7th floor of Galeries Lafayette, located at 40, Haussmann boulevard), you will find this mythical rooftop offering one of the most amazing views of Paris. You can try to challenge the most famous influencers and fashion brands taking your sunset photography featuring Opera Garnier,  the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe in the background. 

Maison Mère - Best shooting spots of Paris 9th district

The sinking house 

Located next to the Sacré Coeur of Montmartre, 20min walk from Maison Mère, the sinking house is a famous photspot on Instagram and for photographers. Down the stairs of the Sacré Coeur, you will find a grass hillock, the house is behind ! Now it’s your turn to be the most creative possible to shoot this spot. 


Playground Duperré basketball court 

15min walk from Maison Mère at 22 Duperré street, this colorful playground is the most famous of Paris. Designed by Nike, local brand Pigalle basketball and III- Studio design, it’s the perfect shooting spot for creative minds. 

photo credit : ©sortiraparis

Maison Mère - Best shooting spots of Paris 9th district

The covered passages on Grands Boulevards

If you want to change off outside shoots, and create a more intimate and romantic vibe, you can definitely take a walk in Passage Jouffroy, passage verdeau and Passage des Panoramas, only 10min walk from Maison mère. These architectural curiosities give to your photoshoots a warm and parisian filter. 

The Wall of Love

Located in Abbesses square, 20min walk from Maison Mère, this contemporary artwork is an unmissable place for lovers of all around the world and photography lovers. 311 “i love you” are written on the wall, in 250 langages… a nice and romantic background for your love selfies ! 

Maison Mère - Best shooting spots of Paris 9th district

Advices to take nice photos

No matters which place you chose to shoot, if you photograph what (or who) you love, you will defenitely improve your photo skills, your eyes and your sensibility. 

Be simple : even professional photographers use natural light to shoot. If you find the perfect position according to this light, your shot will be great, for sure. 

As Leticia, our art photographer for Maison Mère, you can focus on details and use of discretion to shot the beauty of a landscape, or the natural of a portrait. 

If you take a picture in one of these places or another secret spot of paris 9th, tag us on Instagram #Maisonmerelovers !