Spectacular! Scott, you have really captured the colour here in this photo. Amazing. I feel that if I spent an evening alone with such a beautiful woman in red, I would end up either jailed or dead. So let me just say that I find this photo very intriguing, and leave it at that.
Unblievable portrait but if this is a shot of someone you really met on the street it is one of the most amazing pictures I have ever seen–and that is before one even gets to the outfit. I am speechless about the whole thing.
I feel that this photo speaks more to your photography style than to the style of the subject. I get a sense of the direction of the moment. The exact presence of the subject in a particular state in a particular moment, captured ‘just so’ by a knowing eye.
Of course she has great taste also, but in person I am not sure it would be quite as poetic.
truly, she has some old world class. and good job, sart the photo is great. what impresses me most though is how seemlessly she pulled off wearing red from head to toe if five distinct shades. coat,dress,shoes,bag,lipstick. they are all slightly different reds. on most people this would be a disater for the eye, but on her it is absolutely perfect. plus, she just looks like shes got some stories to tell, but, being a lady,they’re secret.
Shocking red -this picture,even her lipstick is the same red.Naturally her hair color is not her own.The black is ok since there is so much red.I also understand that she has so much make-up on-it is essential for the heavy coloring.But IĀ“m not particularly fond of this shot. It is too colorful,too much`madeĀ“.And I donĀ“t like her haircut.
While I truly love the quirky character of most of your photos, this dramatic portrait is absolutely gorgeous!!! I think it’s because it is highly dramatic, but still manages to capture a somewhat mischievous look in her eye…
your talent is just getting out of hand. the photography here is always stellar, but honestly, something is going on with you lately that is just almost kind of thrilling to witness. this shot, the one of the beautiful red-haired model on the bike a few days ago…damn, you are really on a roll.
ItĀ“s the first time i visit your blog! ItĀ“s great, congratulation!! iĀ“m very interested in photographs (iĀ“ve recently bought a canon reflex) and in the fashion around the world as well because we represents fashion brands here in Portugal. If youĀ“re curios visit our blog to take a look. They are becoming a success here.
You have managed to capture something so deep in this picture that it brings tears to my eyes. I find myself thinking of the portrait of Dorian Grey. I see so much beauty in this picture, noble but fragile beauty.
All of your photography is digital, isn’t it? I have been meaning to ask that for months and months and now I can’t resist. Is there one camera (if it is in fact digital) or film stock that you normally shoot? And how did you learn photography?
sart, i’ve seen you do some great things with a camera but this…this looks like you did it with a paintbrush. the fact that it was extemporaneous pulls it out of the realm of “arty” and way, way into just plain Art.
You always come across as such a humanist in your shots, and even in this classic beauty you can see that. Thank you for your work, truly.
Wow – I really love this woman, and as heart-stopping dramatic as she is, she’s not over-the-top or too “fashioney.” And this is such a great shot, the perfect complement for her look. Drama without pretension.
Could you have ever taken this anywhere but in Italy? Cultural presence remains strong. This photo has strong ties to Italian painting. (You have done the same thing with certain of your Northern European photos, which show a strong resemblance to Northern European painting). It’s not just a matter of color, but light as well, I imagine.
She is mystery, and and that’s the highest compliment that one can pay a woman. Sincerely, she’s wrapped in red and has a distance to her that can only be attributed to an intimate understanding of mystery. Catherine Denuve should do so well.
Meanwhile, you’ve photographed a pure beauty “of a certain age” who is ageless, to maximum effect.
You are a brilliant photographer! This picture and the rest of your work certainly attest to that.
Such reds – the red of her lipstick, the subtle shading of her face and skin tone, the red of her dress, her coat, her shoes, her bag – it’s simply amazing what you’ve done with this photograph.
The word painterly is so overused, and a bit annoying now, quite frankly, but forgive me for using it again. This is the most painterly current photograph I’ve ever seen. It reminds me of some of the lush paintings of the old masters. One, in particular comes to mind – a painting, a portrait of Louise-Antoinette Feuardent by the 19th century painter Jean Francois Millet.
I think because that painting seems deceptively simple with not much colour, but seems to be a living, breathing thing.
Your picture seems dreamlike, but is infused with reaffirming life in the woman’s very stillness.
Thank you for taking this picture and for sharing it with the world.
This is a beautiful photograph. It really is. I admire that your blog truly captures the style of a person in a high quality photograph. Most street fashion blogs are compiliations of lots of standard, sloppy photographs of scenesters. Your street fashion photography is more of an art form; you look for style in unexpected places. Not only in the young, beautiful, and slender, but in everyone. Kind of reminiscent of Diane Arbus.