Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Photo shoot or wedding?


I wish that I had spared the time to hang around and solve this mystery.
What are they doing?  Is it a photographer and an artistic statement or a wedding shot?

Thoughts?


Passage Boiton
75013, Paris

36 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Well, whatever it is, it surely does look interesting!! What a great capture, Genie -- even if it does raise lots of questions!! I love it! If anyone comes up with an answer, I'd love to know what it is!!!

Hugs
Sylvia

AL said...

They are obviously preparing for an invasion of bees or mosquitoes and have cleverly decided to protect themselves!LOL

Kris said...

Humm,

It is hard to say...maybe a photo shoot? But why are they wrapped up in netting?

Oakland Daily Photo said...

A pair of tourists who don't want their cameras to get wet. Too bad they forgot to poke holes in the plastic for air.

Malyss said...

I'd say something artistic, not a wedding. The street behind is quite beautyful..

winterludes said...

probably an anti-spasmophilia tips...

Hana de Prague said...

Oh, la Butte aux Cailles! J´adore! It´s an artistic statement, I think...

Andy said...

With the lack of shoes and warm clothing like everyone else in the photo... I would say they were doing drugs.

Shell Sherree said...

It does have a vibe of wedding veils and bridal bouquets ~ I'm guessing some kind of artistic statement on the subject. I'll bet you were tickled to happen upon this scene with your camera, Genie.

biebkriebels said...

An interesting photo, I think on the way to a photoshoot for some artistic purpose. They have to unwrap their veils later in the wind?

Louise said...

I think they're concerned about malaria, and trying to cut down on mosquito exposure.

Bibi said...

Love Louise's comment... I think it's a photo shoot, and I will always wonder...

brattcat said...

it's an entanglement, certainly, but i think it has nothing to do with matrimony.

Julie said...

I think is has to do with DC-DC matrimony.

You will not be in Paris at the beginning of May, I gather, Genie?

Virginia said...

In Paris, one never knows!
V

Erika said...

Photo intéressante mais je crois qu'il ne s'agit pas d'un mariage... Bises *-*
Erika

Halcyon said...

I'm going for artistic statement. I think a Parisian wedding would be more chic. :)

Kirsty@Bonjour said...

Maybe it's a Hen's Night party trick?

Janey and Co. said...

I notice a roll of more plastic behind them. Could they be trying to stay warm...or dry?

Harriet said...

A sixty-four dollar question for sure. Love the repetition of the lanterns and the greenery. You and V have both featured some pretty lanterns today.

this is Belgium said...

Let's hope they see you blog and unveil the mystery!

vancouverstreetblog.blogspot.com said...

At first I thought it was raining, but it doesn't look like it!

Alexa said...

They're all students and the two in plastic are posing for their friend on the left (the photographer). For this photo shoot, they're pretending to be on some sort of modern-day religious pilgrimage, hence the lack of shoes. And why this street? No cars.

Paris Paul said...

It's kind of creepy!

Starman said...

A wedding picture is not the first thing that came to mind when I saw this. Strange.

Nat said...

Hmmmm.. very odd! I reckon it's an artistic statement in progress :-)

Nat said...

Hmmmm.. very odd! I reckon it's an artistic statement in progress :-)

Andrew Etchen said...

I laughed when I saw this. I think it's as random as anything else. Could possibly be a photo shoot of bubble wrapping? lol

TheChieftess said...

Hmmmm...I'm perplexed!!!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Alexa gets the award for the most creative answer, but I think that Paris Paul is correct and Andy is just funny.

I fired off several shots and was there long enough to believe that they were staging the shot but not sure of the interpretation. It was neither windy nor cold that day. So, we will never know for sure, Bibi.

I do love the freedom of expression that one sees in the streets of Paris with artists and photographers using the surroundings to make an artist's statement.

Bises,
Genie

Carrie'sCreations said...

Takes me back to my college photography class!! That pic has art students written all over it:)

Sara Louise said...

That's so weird!

Joe said...

I think they're shooting the next episode of "Dr Who". There's a Darlek just around the corner.

Harriet said...

Perhaps the caption for the photographer's photo is going to be: We're being consumed by plastic! Some sort of eco-statement.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Loved all the theories above, looks like the pair walking up the 'incredibly fantastic Paris street' are just as perplexed as we are! Excellent post Genie.

Nathalie said...

What a fun shot !
I have no idea what they're up to...