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Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

In these black and white phots by Mikaël Theimer couples kissing in the streets, in metro – everywhere!

I wasn’t lying though, I do take pictures of people making love, but do you really have to be naked to make love? Isn’t a hug, a kiss, or even just a smile, just as much a part of love making?

“I invested 100% of my energy into photography because it was making me happier than anything else I’d done before. 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.”

So for all the hopeless romantics out there, here’s a collection of lovebirds I caught right in the act…

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Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer:

This seems hearfelt (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

In French, love is a masculine word (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

They said goodbye here… (Paris)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

… and then again there (Paris)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

Hold on tight during the bus ride (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

Lovers de la Montagne (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

I think she found the assistance she needed (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

The hour seems happy indeed (Paris)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

I’ll take a waffle and a kiss (Paris)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

Night club love (Paris)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

A good hug slows time down (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

You saw nothing (Montréal)

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

Love is beautiful in black and white

Photos of People Kissing in Public Places by Mikaël Theimer

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