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November 5, 2012 at 8:02 pm
Hot composition. I love the dull, underrated light.
November 6, 2012 at 12:45 am
I love this photo! It looks like it belongs in a magazine – very editorial
November 6, 2012 at 8:38 am
totally agreed. it’s fantastic.
November 6, 2012 at 2:41 am
an albino: she looks so cooool! :)
November 6, 2012 at 8:23 am
have you ever thinked about what it means to be an albino apart from ‘looking cool’? she rests not only for her little break in the shade, i guess…
November 5, 2012 at 8:17 pm
21st Century Gauguin
November 5, 2012 at 10:24 pm
Good call. Also, the lounging model, having her arms behind her head and her elbows jutting out, evokes Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. I suppose one could say Gauguin influenced Les Demoiselles.
November 6, 2012 at 2:31 am
I was thinking about art also. The model in the back looks very sculptural, like she is modeling for a painter/sculptor. Very nice!
November 6, 2012 at 5:52 am
November 7, 2012 at 10:54 am
She reminds me of Pisanello’s “Allegory of Luxuria”:
November 5, 2012 at 8:33 pm
Off duty? This looks like an editorial. Beautiful!
November 6, 2012 at 2:57 am
I was thinking the exact same thing!
November 5, 2012 at 8:43 pm
SERIOUSLY, I wished I looked this good lounging around while off-duty! :-)
-Daisy Nguyen from the PS BANANAS! fashion blog: http://psbananas.com
November 5, 2012 at 9:20 pm
Jesus. Those ladies look stunning.
November 5, 2012 at 9:29 pm
The girl on the right went to my high school! Her name is Diandra Forrest and she was at the Vivienne Westwood show for SS13!
November 5, 2012 at 9:35 pm
These photos from Jo-burgh are beautiful and inspiring! Thank you for sharing them with us.
Diva In Me
November 5, 2012 at 9:48 pm
Nice and easy going..
November 5, 2012 at 9:59 pm
November 5, 2012 at 10:03 pm
Legs for days, great shot there’s something nostalgic about these pics. Love!
November 5, 2012 at 10:06 pm
November 5, 2012 at 10:15 pm
i love the “realness” of these models in these photos:))) i am probably not making sense and sounding pretentious
November 5, 2012 at 10:21 pm
like a painting.
gawd. this is amazing.
November 5, 2012 at 10:22 pm
Look at those Goddesses!
Mr. Schuman, I find it off-putting when you tag these pictures “legs”. It verges on sexism.
November 6, 2012 at 11:34 am
I try to be pretty nice when responding, but all I can say is “Get over yourself.” Why do some people on here (and in the world in general) have to find trouble where there is none. For that matter, MANY people on here comment about “legs” when they especially stand out in a particular photo – and most of the commenters are women. It’s not like he has a category called “Huge F*ckin’ Gazongas”! Sheesh… And furthermore – “The term sexism is most often used in relation to DISCRIMINATION against women.” How is Scott discriminating here?
November 10, 2012 at 4:34 pm
sexism can mean a whole array of things. i too am a bit uncomfortable when a woman’s legs are tagged just like tweed coats or blue dresses. objectifying kinda sucks when you’re on the other end.
February 18, 2013 at 10:55 pm
dcinDC: “finding trouble where there is none”…. hmm….. let me see if I can explain this to you. Objectifying women means seeing them as a collection of body parts to be coveted: thick lashes, big breasts, a small waist and big hips; long, sumptuous legs. It means reducing women to being categorized and prejudged by their genetics. Objectifying can be seen in an act as simple as tagging an image “legs”. It’s not that much different than if he took some pictures of large breasted women and tagged the picture “breasts”. It’s saying to the viewer, “it’s okay to see these women as nothing but body parts. let’s not critique their fashion choices or their artfulness of style choice- instead, let’s slobber over those sexy legs they’ve got going.” This is of course unfair to the women, who I am sure would wish more to have their style choices appreciated. Even a little bit of sexism is still sexism. And yes, you are right, many women do also contribute to the objectification, but that does not make it any less wrong- the women in the picture are still being objectified.
November 9, 2012 at 5:36 pm
Their legs are pretty much the focus of the picture!
November 5, 2012 at 11:26 pm
There’s a 90s vibe that I absolutely love about this picture. So great!
November 6, 2012 at 12:24 am
the lady on the right is the fabulous Diandra Forrest!
She is the one and only female albino model!!!!!!
so gorgeous in every way.
November 6, 2012 at 12:25 am
It really looks like a painting!
Great light and composition!
November 6, 2012 at 1:37 am
The light! So beautiful! And this shot makes me think about the history of this country.
Dip It Black
November 6, 2012 at 1:44 am
What a stunning picture!
Would kill for legs like that!
November 6, 2012 at 2:01 am
What stunning, graceful ladies. Great shot!
Sweet Apple Lifestyle
November 6, 2012 at 2:13 am
OMG, Their legs go on and on..Gorgeous.
But also they look like like real people…beautiful real people.
November 6, 2012 at 2:22 am
Light is perfect, models look like posing. Amazing composition.
November 6, 2012 at 2:59 am
cool shot! the denim top is cool too.
November 6, 2012 at 3:04 am
ugghhh such great bodies!! I envy them ;) xo, Alma
November 6, 2012 at 3:31 am
“..Tedious monotony..” by Marcel Proust-my eternal dream
November 6, 2012 at 3:32 am
So glamourous !
THE STEL STYLE
November 6, 2012 at 3:33 am
November 6, 2012 at 3:34 am
That pics look great. Nice relax.
November 6, 2012 at 4:51 am
November 6, 2012 at 4:52 am
Love it! One one hand you have the golden goddess with the rays of the sun reflecting off her body and on the other you have the nubian queen!
Gian Luca M
November 6, 2012 at 4:55 am
wow! one of the most beautiful images I’ve seen on this blog
November 6, 2012 at 4:57 am
OMG, those legs!
November 6, 2012 at 5:01 am
Is that Diandra Forrest?
November 6, 2012 at 5:29 am
November 6, 2012 at 5:37 am
Pose in Olympic proportions! What mannerist style – structure lines and composition compel forever. Where’s Manet or Courbet when you need em? Someone give em’ a dollar!
November 6, 2012 at 5:55 am
Love the aesthetic there. You seem to have plenty good shot. :-)
November 6, 2012 at 6:36 am
This is an amazing picture, light, colors, shadows, everything is in the right place!!
November 6, 2012 at 7:29 am
This photo is PERFECTION. FINE ART.
November 6, 2012 at 7:32 am
November 6, 2012 at 8:31 am
It looks like a cover of a magazine …. AMAZING!!! another reason why I follow Sartorialist
Daddy Lele from Lelli, italian fashion family
November 6, 2012 at 9:05 am
The atmosphere , light , compsition , just like a painting, beautiful !
November 6, 2012 at 9:21 am
Ultra-glamorous. Love the lighting!
November 6, 2012 at 9:29 am
The beauty of the shot: light, environment and legs.
November 6, 2012 at 9:39 am
I agree with the comments above and don’t have much to add.
Youth and beauty.
Billy Bob Castro
To paraphrase a line fromthe movie S.O.B. ” If that’s what they look like off duty, can you imagine what they look like on duty?”
November 6, 2012 at 10:28 am
Stunning, SA rocks!
November 6, 2012 at 11:21 am
ooh, wow. I think this is my favorite photo by you so far.. there is so much life and stillness at the same time
November 6, 2012 at 11:43 am
OMG. This looks likes an editorial shot for a magazine. Stunning women, love the lighting of this shot
November 6, 2012 at 12:02 pm
Is it possible to shoot an off-duty model?!
November 6, 2012 at 12:32 pm
what are you talking about? models are NEVER off-duty. besides, they develop camera radar – they have to, it’s their business. i have long legs but i might not mind if my legs were that crazy long!
November 6, 2012 at 1:24 pm
Amazing photo :)
November 6, 2012 at 1:34 pm
I swear, who looks this great just sitting around?
November 6, 2012 at 6:41 pm
I know! It’s disgusting… so well captured too, the angles and shapes their limbs make are awe inspiring. Yes like some earlier posters said, a bit like Gaugin, especially because of the langourious poses and the greenery behind the two girls. But for me so much stronger, so much more dignity for both the subjects and the artist.
Style begins at forty
November 6, 2012 at 2:58 pm
In Brazil we say “Colírio para os olhos” :-)
November 6, 2012 at 7:11 pm
Awsome photo. I follow your blog everyday and I think it’s your best photo I’ve seen here.
November 6, 2012 at 7:52 pm
Manet’s “Olympia” comes to mind. And there is a unique energy here, too. Really nice.
November 7, 2012 at 12:08 am
November 7, 2012 at 9:32 am
Just IMAGINE having legs that long..
November 7, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Off duty , posing however!
November 7, 2012 at 8:01 pm
Beautiful shot Scott. The colours are stunning, even down to the juice in the background.
November 7, 2012 at 10:48 pm
November 8, 2012 at 6:35 am
The legs on the black girl – so beautiful and elegant and her pose somehow very modest and unassuming; I am green with envy. As luck would have it I was blessed with legs exactly the opposite of hers! Poor me! and Lucky her!!! I’m sure I would be a different person if I’d be born with legs like that. Great shot Scott. B
November 8, 2012 at 11:35 am
I’m obsessed with Diandra Forrest! What a stunner!
November 16, 2012 at 9:54 pm
off duty is the new on duty, sweeto
November 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm
January 29, 2013 at 7:18 pm
this is so much like a gauguin painting!! i love it!
April 22, 2013 at 5:52 am
Another timeless shot. These ladies are lovely.
June 4, 2013 at 9:51 am
DIANDRA FORREST IS AMAZING!
July 24, 2014 at 11:04 pm
These ladies are beautiful and so is the lighting and composition!