Monday, December 12, 2011

On the Road…..Palmeraie, Skoura, Morocco


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  1. Antonia at Swedish Love Affair

    December 12, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    What a dramatic shot! One of the best ones lately.

  2. Angeles

    December 12, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Simplicity and honesty are the best words to describe this beautiful photo.
    We don’t need decorations to see the marvelous colors of life!
    Love it…..

  3. joarnot

    December 12, 2011 at 8:24 pm


  4. vanessaj

    December 12, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    It seems no matter what research I do on Morocco, colors are always central to their culture. First thing I saw here is the striped bag and then the blue in the bike. Dusty and worn, but talk about a signature—colors. Africa and the profusion of color across the Continent. No one does it better-especially Morocco. Stately gentleman. Love the white beard against his dark skin– and riding a bicycle. Beautiful.

  5. Le Sapphire Blue

    December 12, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    Waouh!!! his wrinkles tell such a beautiful story . I love this photo!!


  6. kirsten

    December 12, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    beautiful, powerful image. don’t encounters like this put the hole in your cashmere gloves in perspective?

  7. artofaddy

    December 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm


  8. Jaemin You

    December 12, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    Once I see the pic, I’m wondering how he can ride the bicycle with that long coat. Interesting Photo!

  9. GChoi

    December 12, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    I love the gold tint in the bike handles. They’re a pleasantly surprising hint of luxury, and they match the golden color of the sand, leaves, and clothes. And the blue in his bike matches his colorful tote.

    Love the Morocco pictures.


    December 12, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    reaaaaalyyy greaat! beautiful pic! i love itt!
    visit my lifestyle blog for your cool christmas gift!

  11. Tayat

    December 12, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    I think this picture is your best in this year. Thank you so much for sharing it!

  12. (@Tokyofaces)

    December 12, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    Really nice! I love the colors on the bag.

    Tokyo street style:

  13. CBC

    December 12, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    Gentle…….lovely man

  14. Matthew Abbott

    December 12, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Had some fantastic times in Morocco, working in denim wash houses in Casablanca, exploring the souks in Marrakesh and battling the gusty winds in Essaouira. So inspiring and thanks for some great photos.

  15. c.o.a

    December 12, 2011 at 9:57 pm

  16. miki

    December 12, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    how does he ride the bike with the robe?

  17. Bohemian Style

    December 12, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    Such elegance and what a fun bag.

  18. Name

    December 12, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    Such a beautiful photo. I love all the colors. Morocco! Such a heaven. Refreshingly unpretentious. Thank you for all your photos from this paradise.

  19. Which me will I be today

    December 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    He looks wise and like he’s see so much pain and joy. A simple photo but meaningful.

  20. Thefashionalists

    December 13, 2011 at 1:50 am

    Best shoot ever…
    Loooooooooooooove it Scott.

  21. une chatte grise

    December 13, 2011 at 2:10 am

    Nice point, kirsten.

  22. Name*

    December 13, 2011 at 2:29 am

    Pretty great! I wonder how he looks on his bike with the long robe, but then, I have seen it done.

  23. Ella

    December 13, 2011 at 2:34 am

    I love Morocco, it is the most beautiful country with the most stunning people! Yours shots exactly represent what Morocco is about! Amazing picture!

  24. Giada

    December 13, 2011 at 3:05 am

    This is definitely a good photo!

  25. Marija from intwoo

    December 13, 2011 at 3:17 am

    great one!

  26. laura

    December 13, 2011 at 3:49 am

    Wonderful photo! I love the colors and the fallen leaves under the bike!

  27. ilook streetstyle

    December 13, 2011 at 4:07 am

    Bellissima photo

  28. uyen

    December 13, 2011 at 4:12 am

    i want to go to morocco! this just validates my want stronger!

  29. Frankie

    December 13, 2011 at 5:08 am

    This speaks volumes in a really quiet and dignified manner. Kudos on a great photo.

  30. Weltenbummler*in

    December 13, 2011 at 5:22 am

    I find those pictures from Morocco somehow trivial and prejudiced. And especially in the contrast to the Paris, NY and so on pictures. Looks like a typical developing-country bias, like there are no “hip and fashionable” people there at all.

  31. La Vie Quotidienne

    December 13, 2011 at 5:59 am

    Total amazing.

    XOXO from Munich

    La Vie Quotidienne

  32. justine

    December 13, 2011 at 7:25 am

    i know this man!

  33. Serdane

    December 13, 2011 at 8:05 am

    Meaningful actually !! I just don’t know what to say in front of this face…. so just as old persons have…

  34. franca maisha

    December 13, 2011 at 8:50 am


  35. Mertxe Hernandez

    December 13, 2011 at 9:02 am

  36. J Umm

    December 13, 2011 at 9:35 am

    love how he also invests in colour

  37. Lauren

    December 13, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Powerful photograph!

    The Styleseer

  38. nicole

    December 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    amazing photo!
    so inspiring and powerful!

  39. Red Red

    December 13, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    I think your photos in Morocco are your best work. Showcases your development as a photographer.

  40. Lauren (BestTrendz)

    December 13, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    I love this shot! It’s so honest and clear and he looks like he has many stories to tell! This is one of your best shots, I think.


  41. Charlotte Wilder

    December 13, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Love this photo. Such a honest stare for some reason. I took some of a man with his didjeridoo that you might like…


  42. Aristoclea

    December 13, 2011 at 5:13 pm

    After your images of two poised and dignified men in maroon and off-white striped chilabas (Nov 28 and Dec 2), now comes this gentleman in a fantastic camel one! And with palms in the background, too! Thanks for your moroccan series, Scott.

  43. worldgirl

    December 13, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    Looks like my father-in-law.

  44. art deco engagement rings

    December 14, 2011 at 9:02 am

    Love this photo!

  45. Thy Nefelibata

    December 14, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    Me encanta!

  46. Leela

    December 14, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    I’m loving the photographs of Maroc you have been sharing of late – you have captured the light so well, I am inspired to go travelling, it’s one of my favourite places! xx

  47. Theresa

    December 15, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    The first thing I thought was, how is he going to ride the bike with that long coat?

    Lovely photo.


  48. J.Groen

    December 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    I’m in disagreement. When Scott shoots people on the streets of fashion city x, it looks great, everyone loves it. Yet when this same style is taken to another country I suddenly view the pictures as ordinary. They become the same photos I’ve seen a thousand of my friends take. Unoriginal and uninspiring. It’s a strange dichotomy, photos of people we would normally pass-by with a glance but not a click of a shutter are interesting and eye-catching but photos of the obviously interesting (because we are staring at morocco through the lens of the “other”) I find boring because I am expecting the photo. To make the exotic interesting is much more difficult because it is no longer unexpected.

  49. MoroccanCelebrities

    December 22, 2011 at 9:06 am

    @Weltenbummler*in I totally agree with your statement

  50. Filuzi

    December 22, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    I have not been in Morocco since 1975- with my first French husband who was born in Casablanca.
    I love that with all the time there are still the same people.

  51. Vik

    December 29, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Well, mmm, what did you expect from Morocco???

  52. Rabii ben

    January 3, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    I’m proud to be a moroccan. These are my people and this is the beauty of my country.
    Hope u’ll be back again.

  53. Alessandra

    January 3, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    Powerful picture, the best! The old man is very elegant!

  54. Fatima Elkadi

    January 12, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Brings up the best in Morocco. That litle handbag is so typical, and reminds me of my Haji Omar.

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