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Thursday, May 21, 2009

On the Street......Clinton St., Lower East Side

Comments on "On the Street......Clinton St., Lower East Side"

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:11 PM) : 

thankyouthankyouthankyou for showing another side of new york.

 

Blogger aya said ... (6:12 PM) : 

I love that I found so many things from this photo. Such a pefect capture of something normal made so interesting.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:20 PM) : 

that is beautiful.

 

Blogger Maggie said ... (6:31 PM) : 

I'm confused. In a good way.

 

Blogger Your Stylist said ... (6:35 PM) : 

am hoping those are the names of her kids

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:35 PM) : 

For the sake of her 50 year-old self, I hope it was done with a Sharpie. -JB/SF

 

Blogger Martin S said ... (6:36 PM) : 

gorgeous!

i love her casual ponytail.. and the tattoos. so paris, so chic!

I love the vibrant summer colors in the window that match her scrunchee.. Perfect shot!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:38 PM) : 

very newyork
interesing composition
of lines+colors
love it! :)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:39 PM) : 

Hey Sart,you're not in Sao Paulo?This photo makes me think about the crises...
did you like Sao Paulo?cause it's a very difficult city,without personality

 

Blogger jeannieLy said ... (6:40 PM) : 

Interesting avenue you're taking here...

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:54 PM) : 

I love this photo and I don't really know why. It makes me wonder about the story here. Tattoos and tacos? Love it!

 

Blogger NettieV said ... (6:55 PM) : 

Lots to look at here....cool combo of graphics and color

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:58 PM) : 

where r SP pics?
Will u visit Paulista, Augusta, Oscar Freire...?? ;)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:00 PM) : 

WOW! This is fun/fresh - great pic and a whole new place to go with a sharpie/tattoo...

 

Blogger Simone said ... (7:07 PM) : 

Hey..you're lurking in my workhood! Hope you're catching some of the great style of the neighbors as they head off to work! I look forward to seeing more of the LES through your lens

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:09 PM) : 

I heart NY

 

Blogger Paolo Manaloto said ... (7:09 PM) : 

epic.

 

Anonymous chloe said ... (7:13 PM) : 

hot!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:20 PM) : 

wow, only $1 ATM. That's pretty cheap.

 

Anonymous Sara said ... (7:25 PM) : 

Nice picture. The tatoo (if that's it) not so much.

 

Blogger Simon Memel said ... (7:28 PM) : 

that is the best photo i've seen in a LONG time

 

Blogger Jesse Draxler said ... (7:30 PM) : 

excellent image.

 

Blogger Bahrain Fashion said ... (7:31 PM) : 

WOW! cool tattoo XD The Lower East Side is the new black! LOL!

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Bahrain Poise- Style Blog

 

Blogger Brigadeiro said ... (7:35 PM) : 

Ah, great picture!

 

Anonymous T said ... (7:43 PM) : 

Beautiful. Reminiscent of Saul Leiter.

 

Blogger Ingrid Luiggi said ... (7:44 PM) : 

Hi!! I´m waiting to see some pictures of Sao Paulo! I really like your work and the ideas you use to give in your blog and I want to see some of my city!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:08 PM) : 

Sao Paulo is not without personality!!! Only good photographers like Scott, can capture the real Sao paulo,not people like u!

 

Blogger Timothy said ... (8:14 PM) : 

Cheap ATM's -- always in style!

 

Blogger Sprockette said ... (8:21 PM) : 

Great photograph. I love afternoon sunlight.
That pattern is awesome. More building exteriors should have fun patterns and colours, it would really brighten up the world.

 

OpenID vesperinlimbo said ... (8:22 PM) : 

I seriously love this picture.

 

Anonymous jo said ... (8:30 PM) : 

making my way to NYC soon -- hope everything is as interesting there!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:46 PM) : 

haha i live here

 

Blogger Mo said ... (9:03 PM) : 

i <3 new york

personal style and lovely fashion stuff here:

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Anonymous julien said ... (9:32 PM) : 

Wow, I actually walked right by you as you were taking this picture last week.

I saw the girl turn around right after and look as I passed. Very strange knowing it was you taking that picture!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:52 PM) : 

i am really enjoying the circles on the side

 

Blogger Daphne said ... (9:52 PM) : 

This photo is so incredible. It's so mysterious. I absolutely love how awkward the framing is. Between two windows. Not really showing any one thing directly, yet showing a very real four feet of the world. I love love love it. This is the kind of photo that inspires a short story.
xo!
D

 

Anonymous C.W said ... (10:46 PM) : 

YUM.

Don't know which one is more awesome..
the painted board or
the tattoo writing on her back!

- C.W

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:52 PM) : 

As Leonard Cohen, Canadian poet-singer-songwriter extraordinaire, sang: "there’s music on clinton street all through the evening...." Thank you for capturing some of this mythic street's magic with your lens.

 

Blogger indigo warrior said ... (11:06 PM) : 

I'm almost as fascinated by the response to the photo as the photo itself. It's interesting to me that the woman in the photo is so judged by what she ornaments her body with in such a harsh way. I think your readership thinks a bit much of itself. You know, in the end we are all pavement my friends. Pavement. Those names might mean more to her than your designer duds will ever mean to you or anyone else.

Thanx for showing us the rest of the world you see. An appropriate response to those who say you stage everything with fashion shoot leftovers.

 

Blogger MAISON CHAPLIN said ... (11:35 PM) : 

LOL! HER TATOO IS SO COOL, THE MOST ORIGINAL ONE ! AND THE ANGLE OF THE PHOTO IS GREAT !

 

Blogger diane said ... (12:34 AM) : 

Jeez Scott, It was just as much fun reading everybody's reactions to your photo, as it was to look at it. I love you all over again (in a non-stalker, non-weird kind of way). xo

 

Blogger makes coffee nervous said ... (12:38 AM) : 

so beautiful, sart! thank you! you made my friday!

 

Blogger Jack Daniel said ... (12:57 AM) : 

You should make more pics like these!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:08 AM) : 

Ditto what Daphne said. I like the juxtaposition between the circles and square shapes, and the depth. Also, I keep looking at the person inside but I'm not sure what I'm seeing.

 

Blogger darrel said ... (2:33 AM) : 

this is why i always return to and stay in the lower east side/east village every year...real life.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:45 AM) : 

Vintage Pucci print.

S

 

Blogger Mujer imperfecta said ... (3:17 AM) : 

Who's that girl?

 

Anonymous austintable said ... (3:19 AM) : 

I think one of the best things you captured in this pic Sart, is the dimly lit "I <3 NY" bags on the right side. I also like that the composition is different than most of your photos (and it's unique in and of itself), prob because your not trying to show an outfit - but the change is nice.

 

Anonymous newyorkDoll said ... (3:37 AM) : 

This is NYC for me.
It's got grit(s).

 

Blogger Ana said ... (3:44 AM) : 

Great picture!!!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:21 AM) : 

Fantastic picture - one of the best I've seen in a while. Everything works so perfectly; the colours, the tattoo...

 

Blogger Hanna Persson said ... (4:25 AM) : 

you always impress me!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:36 AM) : 

Dear and kind people, please tell an ignorant old-worlder what is ATM? Thank you! I love the colors and am sure the names are her children.

 

Blogger j'taimee said ... (4:45 AM) : 

This is so real, so tangible. I love the candid, street shot you get - thanks.

 

Blogger Ashley said ... (5:27 AM) : 

I love this photo..you've captured a very different scene!



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Blogger Debbie said ... (5:43 AM) : 

Great picture!!

 

Blogger djaniquinn said ... (6:02 AM) : 

East Village( far east, Ave. C) and L.E.S. still has some of that raw NYC flavor. You captured it well in this photo!
And from reading the comments so far, it seems like people are responding well to this different type of imagery.
Great photograph!

 

Blogger pretty face said ... (6:22 AM) : 

Gorgeous photo

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:38 AM) : 

woooow - i think this is the best photo you've ever posted. not that it's much about fashion but the storytelling and the room it creates for imagination is enormous.

 

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really inspiring
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Blogger Kenyatte said ... (7:49 AM) : 

Scott,

I love that you're starting to pair your photos with more of your thoughts. You used to do this a lot and then went to photos only. I like knowing what the photographer was thinking.

www.tweedandvelvet.com

 

Blogger Shadan Saber said ... (8:05 AM) : 

big apple... love it!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:11 AM) : 

excellent pic. very Saul Leiter.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:12 AM) : 

Never boring. You make my morning.

 

Blogger Carolina Lange said ... (8:51 AM) : 

Great photo! Love it!

And about Sao Paulo... it really depends on where Scott goes, because in some places the people dress all like each other. So Scott, if you want to capture stylish men and women do not stay in the mall!

 

Blogger David said ... (9:42 AM) : 

great layers.

 

Blogger Soren Lorensen said ... (10:30 AM) : 

raw

 

Blogger Petulia said ... (1:29 PM) : 

Absolutely fantastic. thank you for sharing this picture with us

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:44 PM) : 

Very cool...look closely at her back and you can see these weird tan lines amid the tattoos...she rocks...subliminal messages here rival Sgt. Pepper.

Genious is frequently accidental.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:05 PM) : 

Kind of a gritty, never washed, chewing-gum-stuck-under-the-table look that always says NYC to me.
$1 for ATM would really piss me off.

www.whiteliesdesigns.com

 

Anonymous Amy said ... (2:56 PM) : 

I want this design on a wall(s) in my house...love it...the circles, not the body art. :)

 

Anonymous ulla said ... (9:00 PM) : 

Quintessential NYC !

 

Blogger Café Mode said ... (6:40 AM) : 

Very Saul Leiter. I like it.

 

Blogger Velvetina 103 said ... (11:34 AM) : 

I really like that!

 

Anonymous lis said ... (12:20 PM) : 

That is one large gesture of love!

Gah! I love the LES!

 

Blogger Austin.Garnett said ... (12:59 PM) : 

Awesome shot of some non-clothing style.

I think the tattoo is cool.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:51 PM) : 

hard core conviction and no one can tell me different on that. the LES in all of its grit is NYC of my heart.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:51 PM) : 

reminds me of the photos of famous indian street photographer: raghubir singh.

 

Anonymous Carol Markel said ... (1:36 PM) : 

The restaurant facade in this photo was painted for the Julie Taymor movie, "Across the Universe." The film used Clinton and Rivington Street for a set. They painted facades and doors up and down the two streets. It's a great movie.

 

Blogger rollerskatejamms said ... (1:37 AM) : 

Aahh I work on clinton.

Go to 21 Clinton st. on Saturday or Sunday, ask for Zach, tell me who you are, and you get free coffee.

<3

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:50 AM) : 

That cheezy I (heart) NY graphic always makes me sad. So much has been lost. But hey, we got tattoos!

 

Anonymous The F-Word said ... (12:03 PM) : 

the VANDARIALIST

 

Blogger miss cavendish said ... (8:32 PM) : 

Love the colors . . .

 

Anonymous Enmodefashion said ... (6:52 AM) : 

I'm in love with tattoos

 

Anonymous Cutdrop said ... (10:47 AM) : 

I'm glad you left midtown. The LES is like a refined Brooklyn. I want to see some shots from Williamsburg.

 

OpenID iambeautifultoo said ... (1:36 PM) : 

There's a women similar to her around here in Pennsylvania. Only instead of I assume her children's names on her back, she had tats of her children's faces...

Um, yeah. To each their own. Anyway, thanks for sharing this side of New York. It almost pays a nostalgic glance of the LES used to be like.

 

Blogger Emily Rose said ... (10:36 PM) : 

beautiful photo. I love when you include your less fashion-y photos, as well. You have a unique eye for photography

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Blogger Martina Viegas said ... (7:34 AM) : 

I love it.
My new pattern will be inspired in this amazing picture.

=)

 

Anonymous avone said ... (8:59 AM) : 

destroy is to take away
rebuild is to add on

 

Blogger Ruhvana and Flanelli said ... (4:47 PM) : 

I so love this picture. colours and text and expecially that very wornout I love NY-text.

 

Anonymous Leia said ... (8:56 AM) : 

Another stunning picture ! I love that it's the kind of scene any passer-by could stumble on, with a little attention.

 

Anonymous Made to Measure Suits said ... (8:45 AM) : 

Look at his tan line...niccce

 

Blogger Melinda said ... (12:47 PM) : 

Gorgeous. What an eye.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:45 PM) : 

i love shots that are beautiful in the the most trashy way :)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:50 AM) : 

Wow. Friedlander in colour ... with attitude!! I LOVE this shot. The fonts, the signage, the light ... seriously one of my favorite photos in so long. (Not just yours .. I'm talking the photography world in general.) I want to hear Danzinger's take on it ...
Did I mention Wow?

 

Blogger katherine said ... (7:20 PM) : 

I saw this woman today and almost took a photo as well. A lovely pairing, as she was with her children.

 

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