Named 'Best Destination wedding photographer in the world'
Hi, I’m Cengiz, the founder of Kiss Me in Paris. I’m a proud Dad (and pet parent), unshakable optimist, and a photographer with a passion for engaging and inspiring people everywhere.
Photographing couples around Paris (and the world) makes me happy. I truly believe photoshoots can be so much more than just pretty photos. The way I see it, they are a splendid opportunity for two soulmates to unwind from their busy daily lives, connect blissfully in the most romantic city known to mankind, and celebrate the special relationship they share.
My approach to photography emphasizes loads of fun and laughter, a believable connection, and boundless creative energy. I obsess over the essential details (dangling hands, natural breathing, flattering angles), so you don’t have to. The result? Well, a fantastic time with utterly swoon-worthy pictures.
P.s. Rumor has it that I know the most delicious hot chocolate in town, so plan a little time for after your shoot.
I love the LA Lakers, wood-oven pizza, my dog Brownie, and sharing a fabulous Bordeaux with my wife Chantelle. I’m honored to have been named best destination photographer in the world, and best Dad by my super-cool daughter, London.
I earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, where Chantelle and I met. After a few years on Wall Street, I gave up a promising career in finance to pursue my love for people photography. When I’m not taking photos, you will find me enjoying life to its fullest in Southern Italy and the Côte d’Azur.
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spoken languages English, French, German, and basic Turkish
what I love about shooting in Paris Paris offers the perfect mix between iconic, romantic, and ever-changing fun photo spots. The city photographs well in any weather, time of the day, and season.
my tip for the best possible photo experience Prepare well before you arrive in Paris and trust your photographer
favorite photo locations around Paris Montmarte, Louvre, Moulin Rouge, Alexander III
FAVORITE QUOTE "Be Yourself; Everyone Else is Taken." — Oscar Wilde
favorite sports teams Los Angeles Lakers and Bayern Munich
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