Wednesday, January 27, 2016

On the Street…Via Dante, Milan


I visited and was impressed by the Vivian Maier exhibit in Milan last week and it definitely influenced my eye.


As soon as I left the exhibit I saw this woman standing on the corner and could see the shot in my mind as a “mid-century” kind of moment.


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  1. sofaundermapletree

    January 27, 2016 at 9:15 am

    This style looks very familiar. :)

  2. Ashley

    January 27, 2016 at 9:41 am

    This photograph make me feel like I am back in time, mid 50′s <3


  3. Lis @--->-------

    January 27, 2016 at 10:22 am

    Vivian Maier….what a story, right?! Life was definitely, half full for this lady. I don’t think the term”bored”, ever crossed her mind. Wonderful that her work, had an effect on you. I can very well identify too. Gorgeous shot, Scott! You captured a lovely black and white moment… =) @—–>—– xo

  4. allen

    January 27, 2016 at 10:52 am

    i love everything, down to her paisley shopping bags.

  5. Anouk

    January 27, 2016 at 2:01 pm

    Perfect capture, right time and place, love it!


  6. Janea

    January 27, 2016 at 2:43 pm

    I love how you seem to have channeled that (other) great street photographer! xo, Janea

  7. pippi hepburn

    January 27, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    Wow, yes, so perfect after her exhibit. Would love to see that show. She would approve. Yes, such a pic of another time, lovely!

  8. linda

    January 27, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    Time travel indeed….. she has a magnificent dignity….and such is your”eye” that nothing in this shot pulls us into 2016. Bravo !

  9. Maria

    January 27, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    She looks very regal. And the coat is a great piece on its own. I bet it has stories to tell if it could speak.

  10. Dottie

    January 27, 2016 at 5:49 pm

    So true – very classy looking lady.
    Great capture!

  11. The Italian Glam

    January 27, 2016 at 6:09 pm

    you were so into the “mid-century” state of mind

  12. bonnie

    January 27, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    This lady has great dignity and obviously cares about how she looks out in public. Love to see older people being true to themselves. It takes effort when one doesn’t have youth to carry them through. Thanks, Scott for this picture.

  13. Agnes Newsome

    January 27, 2016 at 7:12 pm

    I totally thought this was a vintage photo at first glance :-) Very unique…like it!!

  14. Mbatha

    January 27, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    She still got it.That fur coat is lovely

  15. Fashion Id​ealist

    January 28, 2016 at 2:57 am

    So lovely. Just beautiful.

  16. dario fattore

    January 28, 2016 at 3:28 am

    adorabile nonnina

    dario fattore –

  17. From The World With Love

    January 28, 2016 at 9:34 am

    As if time didn’t pass …she is here elegant like time have stopped
    Yael Guetta

  18. Lindy702

    January 28, 2016 at 10:05 am

    One of your BEST images…nice tribute to Vivian.

  19. Emilia

    January 28, 2016 at 11:13 am

    I am and Italian living abroad and when I come across this type of picture my heart sinks thinking that soon I will not be able to see these senior citizens anymore.
    They are the image of classic elegance, something that young Italians have lost touch with. It is all about trends now.
    Sart, I think that your pictures of older people are always the best! Thank you for your great service.

  20. Irene B

    January 28, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Italian ladies are so cute :)

  21. Lisa F.

    January 28, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    Glad you’re seeing Vivian Maier’s work and letting it influence yours!

  22. dina louise

    January 29, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    great shot! and i think… timeless!

  23. William Marshall Kuhn

    January 30, 2016 at 7:29 am

    This is a lovely photograph. Feel a mild protest welling up inside me, though, about its taking you back to mid century. The truth about ladies of a certain age and class in Milan is that they are still formal. The men are too (vide some of your great shots of Milanese men in suits riding their bicycles). The aesthetic and the fashion rule everywhere else is aggressively casually informal. Everywhere else the idea is: “I love to look proletarian so I’m putting on my denim and sneaks 24/7.” I’m so tired of it.

  24. superfighters

    June 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    very nice post that you share with us.

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