35 comments

  1. Anonymous

    March 14, 2008 at 7:24 pm

    What a wonderful drama of light and shadow! Raymond Chandler in New Delhi?

  2. headmistress

    March 14, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    such an awesome picture. this brings back so many childhood memories, of being dazed and dazzled and awed and agog, at a country that mine and yet not…qnzbij
    gorgeous. thank you!

    and re – the bruhaha of the previous lady – surely we come to this site to see the world, and its many facets of style, as seen through the Sart’s eyes, not some rigidly PC socio-cultural analysis…

  3. Anonymous

    March 14, 2008 at 7:59 pm

    spooky…

  4. bethany

    March 14, 2008 at 8:04 pm

    this is a beautiful image :)

  5. OndrejS

    March 14, 2008 at 8:11 pm

    To take such a good picture through a back window of a car must not have been easy!! Good job there. If the bike was a Vespa I would like it even more:-)

  6. bridget kelly

    March 14, 2008 at 8:19 pm

    I’ve looked at your blog for a couple years now, and have to comment on this picture. It’s absolutely breathtaking and haunting at the same time. You have a wonderful eye.

  7. cassaundra

    March 14, 2008 at 8:20 pm

    .. strangers in the night :-)

  8. Iheartfashion

    March 14, 2008 at 8:32 pm

    Beautiful!

  9. ladan

    March 14, 2008 at 8:35 pm

    what kind of camera do you use?

  10. b

    March 14, 2008 at 8:50 pm

    great shot…I can feel being there

  11. Anonymous

    March 14, 2008 at 9:40 pm

    Focus must have been right on! Often with that type of photograph the glass either gives your reflection or makes the shot blurred, which it did (a bit) but strangely just perfectly. great capture.

  12. Yang

    March 14, 2008 at 10:31 pm

    Great shot, Sart. One of your best.

  13. La Terpette

    March 14, 2008 at 10:51 pm

    I’m still trying to understand exactly what’s going on in this picture.

  14. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 1:18 am

    If you can do this, you can do anything!

  15. Kate

    March 15, 2008 at 1:21 am

    That brings back so many memories, the air is so thick in Delhi, this photo makes me smell it again.
    Fantastic shot.

  16. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 4:51 am

    Thank you for this intriguing photo, Sart!

    Looking forward to more of your great adventure.

    Have you told us yet how you’ve come to visit Delhi?

    – desertwind

    PS — You may went to remind people to click to see larger image. (I think some don’t know to do that.)

  17. beautifulchaos

    March 15, 2008 at 6:06 am

    oh, i just love that picture. wonderful.

  18. lisa

    March 15, 2008 at 6:58 am

    This could be a record cover for Depeche Mode!
    Beautiful!

  19. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 7:34 am

    that’s amazing

  20. Ambrosiality

    March 15, 2008 at 8:28 am

    [smiles] this picture made me think of some night rider going through a desert storm, lol.

    probably because I can’t see the picture clearly, and it seems to be foggy, shadowy or something.

    The bigger image helped!

  21. Dotty Biscotti.

    March 15, 2008 at 8:52 am

    File this under the “unbelieveably cool” category.

  22. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    Takes me back to my trip to Delhi, 8 yrs ago!

  23. SB

    March 15, 2008 at 1:16 pm

    the ambiguity of the backseat passenger of the scooter is fascinating. such a cinematographic shot.

  24. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 1:31 pm

    Sart, IT’S OK to photograph saris in the daylight and show us some colour, really.

    V.

  25. lola

    March 15, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    i’ve been looking at your blog for a while now, and i must confess this picture is breathtaking. it xpresses so many different emotions at the same time. amazing.

  26. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    I love how the headlights from the car backlight the man sitting on the bike. His shadow is also haunting.
    Amazing photograph. :0)

  27. Bella07

    March 15, 2008 at 10:26 pm

    something romantic about it…

  28. Anonymous

    March 15, 2008 at 10:40 pm

    Sart’s photography is about, inter alia, fashion. I am, however, drawn into the subjects’ lives more often than not (even Yoseminite Sam and Nonna, especially Nonna). The subjects on the bike represent a marked departure from Sart’s “fashion focus” to pure study of people’s lives: human existance, if you will. This photo, this space in time, provokes thought and passion. Difficult to quantify the interpretations: this is good.

  29. Anonymous

    March 16, 2008 at 7:10 am

    great shot!!!

    Phil
    Syd

  30. janejane

    March 16, 2008 at 7:22 pm

    This is too much, Mr. Schuman. It is truly stunning. I love the way the back light is interacting with the front light, and the way the silhouette of the woman’s body can be seen under her sari.

    Wow.

  31. Anonymous

    March 16, 2008 at 9:58 pm

    While your portraits and fashion photography has developed wonderfully over the last couple of years, your shooting on the fly hasn’t. This is a dreadful, messy shot. Poor composition. Nothing inspiring or evocative.

  32. jkrnyc

    March 17, 2008 at 9:54 am

    Lovely shot, Scott

  33. Anonymous

    March 18, 2008 at 9:52 am

    *gasps*
    this photo is absolutely breathtaking

  34. Anonymous

    March 20, 2008 at 12:41 am

    LOVE these shots from New Delhi, love the international flavor to your site. Very refreshing. Your work keeps getting better and better.

    love it.

    _N

  35. Anonymous

    April 4, 2010 at 6:27 am

    the lighting is really good. you captured it in just the right moment

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