Thursday, August 1, 2013

Olivia Palermo, Outside Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti

Olivia Palermo Alberta Ferretti
Yeah, so I took this picture of Olivia Palermo outside Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti at the Roseland Ballroom this past New York Fashion Week in February. I recognized her from street style blogs, so I followed suit with the rest of the photographers and took her picture. I was not, however,super clear about why I was taking her picture, or even what it is that she is famous for. I googled her later, but I'm still not 100% on that one. Reality show blah blah blah, socialite blah blah blah. It doesn't really matter. Once we all agree that someone's picture is worth taking, they're famous. End of story. 

I like her look, in any case, though it's not really the sort of look I typically shoot. It's more fashion than street style, if you ask me. But more importantly, I like this picture. It's got lovely bokeh and a pronounced contrast between background and foreground. I also like the mysterious, blurry figures approaching the camera. They lend the image a slightly ominous feel. It makes me nostalgic for my 85mm lens. I think I'll go out on the streets of Philly and shoot with it tomorrow. I'm finally home in Philly, after three weeks away on the West Coast. 

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  1. Olivia is much like Paris Hilton or Kim K. where is known for a whole lot of nothing. But I do love her impeccable style. Hope you are well. -Anh

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    1. That's kind of what I was thinking @Anh. Famous for being famous. But, I agree, she's got good style. Hope you're well too.

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  3. don't care much about her but she does typically look very chic and not overdone. (which i wish i could say!)

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