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Paul’s talent and unique style have earned him the trust of Presidents, world leaders, and Fortune 500 companies.The consummate visual story teller, Paul’s ability to capture emotions with power and beauty has allowed him to become a highly sought-after commercial photographer in both New Orleans and throughout the U.S.

Following a successful photojournalism career at the Los Angeles Times, Paul served as a White House photographer, documenting the lives of President George W. Bush and his family. From his experience at the White House, he has gained the trust of additional Presidents and their families, documenting President Obama’s Inaugurations and serving as a lead photographer for the Clinton Global Initiative.

Paul’s distinctive background sets him apart from others in the industry and has allowed him to gain a reputation of being calm, kind and discrete.



The Historic Swoop-Duggins House, located in a historic three-story, three-bay, brick house with an attached two-story service wing located in New Orlean’s CBD, offers a private, second floor exclusively for events complete with private entry. For larger events, or guests wishing for a progressive event experience, you may opt to also include the courtyard as well as the entire first floor, Swoop’s dining room and bar, as part of your event.

The Historic Swoop-Duggins House’s event space can be privately accessed by both its own beautiful wooden staircase as well as the courtyard, both leading to the immaculately decorated rooms on the second floor. Rich colors and ornate fabrics complement the artwork that adorns the walls as well as the multiple fireplaces. The “gallery” (a balcony spanning the depth of an entire sidewalk and the full length of the building) allows guests to experience the sites and sounds of New Orleans during your event.

The space at The Historic Swoop-Duggins House provides your guests with a unique event experience in that not only do you have access to the second floor during your event, you have the option to utilize the courtyard as part of your event.


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