Love the symmetry in this portrait – from their similar facial expressions, the placing of their hands and feet, and the fact that they’re both wearing dresses with socks and shoes! Quite a powerful and emotive shot! Love the backdrop too!
They really look like models and this looks like a fashion print ad. The dresses, shoes and socks are all in a certain style, the girls are beautiful and the shot is flawless. Congrats. http://gentlemeter.com
For me, this photo has a strong mid-1950s feel. Bobby socks, polka dots and floral prints reigned during that era, and every “nice” girl wore modest dresses. But most reminiscent of the period is what they seem to be thinking. Faced with the Good Housekeeping ideal of life for a woman–husband, children, wood-paneled station wagon, a Levittown house far from the city–they silent wonder, “Is that all there is?”
Their uncomfortable perch on the metal bar seems a symbol of their options. Will they leap into the socially-acceptable pattern laid out before them, or will they dare to explore what lies on the other side of the wall?
Absolutely beautiful! What beauties. It looks like their faces should be switched. The girl on the right has a striking bad girl face with a sweet dress and pose and the girl on the left has an innocent girly face with a bad girl dress and pose.