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Thursday, May 14, 2009

On the Street......Young Sydney, Sydney


I don't know if this shot is from the fashion editor, the photographer or the dad in me. This young lady just looked so charming with her cute but quiet style that I had to take the shot. Maybe it is as simple as I just wanted to share a portrait of a very cool kid from Sydney.

Comments on "On the Street......Young Sydney, Sydney"

 

Blogger Jane said ... (10:18 AM) : 

I think you need to be all three (father, fashion editor and photographer) to have captured that enviable moment.

 

Blogger Simone said ... (10:19 AM) : 

Good Choice!! Love the play on texture. She definitely has style!

 

Blogger Oh Dear Charlotte said ... (10:22 AM) : 

she looks very sweet :) love the plaid on her

 

Blogger Nan Myers said ... (10:29 AM) : 

all of the above...lovely.

 

Anonymous Magsli said ... (10:33 AM) : 

Rarely does someone so young possess such poise and grace. She looks like a young Natalie Portman. Love the watch!

 

Blogger Zandre said ... (10:37 AM) : 

well said Jane, my thoughts exactly :D

 

Blogger David said ... (10:39 AM) : 

And I've just read your post under the photo - I think it may be the dad!

 

Blogger Mujer imperfecta said ... (10:41 AM) : 

fresh and calm moment of beauty

 

Blogger Barbara said ... (10:43 AM) : 

This outfit wouldn't be anything without the hat. That brings it all together.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10:45 AM) : 

Adorable!!!

 

Blogger Brigitte and Serge said ... (10:51 AM) : 

In my view, it's always best to be an ostrich...especially an ostrich in repose...extra-ordinary!

xxo BB

 

Blogger E said ... (10:52 AM) : 

she looks adorable!

& such unexpected contrast between the background and her, I like it.

E

 

Blogger Fannah said ... (11:01 AM) : 

the fringy blouse is adorable. she looks like a young audrey tautou to me..

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:03 AM) : 

wow! how lovely, beautiful and amazing photos ! but i will like to if you write litlebit more? (;
ps. sry i'm not good at enghlish

 

Blogger Henry said ... (11:06 AM) : 

It looks very simple, but very good. I especially like the old digital watch she is wearing. nice touch. very retro.

 

Blogger Angeles Almuna Design said ... (11:16 AM) : 

She is adorable!!!!!!

 

Blogger lunarzie said ... (11:18 AM) : 

she's very pretty. i love her hat and ruffle shirt <3

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:24 AM) : 

I've got that exact same watch. It takes me back to my childhood in the 80's

 

Blogger Molly Jean said ... (11:26 AM) : 

love it. thanks so much for sharing!

 

Blogger mybeautyaffair said ... (11:26 AM) : 

wow.. her checkered shirt looks very pretty with some frills edges on front.Love her hairband that suits her.

I never seen one like this in Singapore.

 

Blogger Mr Brown said ... (11:39 AM) : 

Check: Check
Smile: Check
80's digital: Check

= winner.

 

Anonymous Dustyflint said ... (11:43 AM) : 

Very cool, indeed.

 

Anonymous Yokoo said ... (11:45 AM) : 

What a face! This is charming and I like that she's not all dolled up. She comes off stylish and non trendy.

 

Anonymous melissa said ... (11:53 AM) : 

what a sweet photo. thanks for keeping this blog up to date whenever you can, wherever you can.

i like looking at your photographs as fashion photography, but also photography about life and how each face has a different story to tell. your photographs never fail to cheer me up - even in my less than happy moments they always seem to take my mind off things even if for a while.

i know you get many compliments and am unsure as to whether you have time to read them all but if you do read this, i hope this can be a source of encouragement to you too. i hope this little comment can add a little colour into your world as much as your blog has added into mine :)

hope to see you in more parts of england soon!

 

Blogger Good-Grace said ... (12:07 PM) : 

She is adorable. (Reminds me a bit of Natalie Portman...)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:14 PM) : 

She just looks so honest. This is perfect and beautiful!

 

Anonymous suzanne nelson said ... (12:22 PM) : 

The hat makes it - she has such a sweet face. Another one of your masterly portraits, perhaps we should invent a new word - the 'Sartrait'?

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:29 PM) : 

Such a sweet child!

 

Blogger ana said ... (12:33 PM) : 

This lady has a great style, I love her watch and her hat

 

Blogger XAVS said ... (12:56 PM) : 

She looks sweet indeed! Yeah, and besides the plaid shirt is quite nice! Every now and then, there is nothing like a natural face!
X

 

Blogger diane said ... (1:20 PM) : 

God Scott, she looks so fresh and unaffected. I love this photo.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (1:37 PM) : 

indeed a cool kid. i' d stock up on blouses of that type and/or style.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:04 PM) : 

i think its cute but i feel like i see it all the time

 

Blogger Soren Lorensen said ... (2:08 PM) : 

like a wild flower

instead of one planted in a big bed or arranged in a vase

lovely

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:33 PM) : 

COME TO SANTA CRUZ!

 

Anonymous princess glee said ... (2:40 PM) : 

Perfect for her now and I'm hoping she keeps some of this cute but quiet style forever.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:48 PM) : 

Never worry about bad hair days. Isn´t indigo blue just lovely? Let´s make the world worth her.

 

Blogger la petite revue said ... (2:52 PM) : 

love that shirt!

 

Blogger die Blume said ... (3:37 PM) : 

Anon 2:48
What a lovely thought!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:59 PM) : 

Here's hoping she keeps her independent spirit and personal style. She is a lovely young woman.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:01 PM) : 

soooo adorable

 

Anonymous monalisa said ... (4:05 PM) : 

OMG - Cant stand it - She's just too adorable.

 

Blogger NVA said ... (4:21 PM) : 

her watch is limited....

 

Blogger Tine said ... (4:59 PM) : 

We have the same beanie:) She looks so sweet, great photo.

 

Blogger Brigadeiro said ... (6:09 PM) : 

So sweet! Gorgeous photo & subject ;)
xx

 

Blogger Bob said ... (6:12 PM) : 

Charming, gutsy and owned. A terrific "this is me" look. Love it.

Bob
LA

 

Blogger AnastasiaC said ... (6:21 PM) : 

what a sweet face...nice capture!

 

Blogger miss sophie said ... (6:43 PM) : 

i love that she looks so comfortable in her own skin in this photo. and since i'm a steven alan shirt and jeans girl 90% of the time, i can't deny that i'm biased with i say i love her style! :)

 

Blogger Bookworm said ... (6:43 PM) : 

Love the ruffled plaid!

 

Anonymous Chad said ... (7:11 PM) : 

Someone else said it, but I'll repeat... she looks like a young Natalie Portman.

 

Blogger Kam Martin said ... (7:21 PM) : 

perfect that such youth already knows such self. love it.

 

Blogger Emily Rose said ... (9:33 PM) : 

very cool kid indeed.. i think it was probably all three of you that likes this photo. it seems very human

http://erosandthewhale.blogspot.com

 

Blogger Tip said ... (9:34 PM) : 

i love her style - maybe it has something to do with her and I's love for a good vintage casio watch.

 

Blogger  the angry hedonist said ... (10:42 PM) : 

wow i have that exact same watch! now i feel less dorky wearing it heheh ^^ its not limited, NVA...

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:25 PM) : 

She's very cute and I love the watch. But if you wanted plaid shirts and toques you should have come to Canada. On that note I've never understood the wearing of toques (aka. winter hats) in the summer.

PS. we don't really wear plaid all that much, I don't think so anyway.

PSS. I still like the Photo. Keep them coming!

 

Blogger syd vicious said ... (12:37 AM) : 

Aww, very sweet. :)

 

Anonymous david said ... (1:35 AM) : 

if you see the blog I write for the spirit and new ideas appear

 

Blogger beryl h-c said ... (1:36 AM) : 

shots like this are why i keep coming back to look at this blog! cute and quiet style that is uncovered...

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:42 AM) : 

wow. sweet style. suave and cool.

 

Blogger justbecausefashion said ... (2:52 AM) : 

just nice...
xxx,
G&L

 

Blogger just.a.train said ... (3:51 AM) : 

I like the shirt. Adds a bit of country charm to her.

 

Blogger helen said ... (4:00 AM) : 

that looks so cute, with that beanie! like the golden watch!!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:13 AM) : 

i know this girl (Poppy)
she's a beautiful, fun and sweet friend with a coincidental amazing sense of style.

love you forever pops x

P.s. i also think you are totally a natalie portman!

 

Anonymous melusine_tricote said ... (4:20 AM) : 

I love the knitted hat !!!!

 

Blogger La Francophile said ... (5:04 AM) : 

Charmant...

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:13 AM) : 

The blouse she's wearing is from Isabel Marant, very soft beautifull fabric!

 

Blogger funkyluv said ... (5:50 AM) : 

I love her shit!

 

Blogger cornel said ... (6:37 AM) : 

beautiful portrait
awesome expression

 

Blogger Ashley said ... (7:53 AM) : 

She is adorable. Loving the '80s inspired gold digi. watch.

http://www.fashionroadkill-halifax.blogspot.com

 

Blogger Mr.Right said ... (7:58 AM) : 

The clock is hot! really hot!!,

 

Blogger milly mcmahon said ... (8:10 AM) : 

very Amelie!
gorgeous

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:59 AM) : 

I'm wearing exactly the same old, same old casio on my wrist :)

apparently, vingate casios are the word du jour lately :)

 

Anonymous Ayla said ... (9:28 AM) : 

she looks like a star in an independent movie, lika a younger Natalie Portman, or what she would have looked like in a follow-up of Leon. so sweat.

 

Blogger agathe philbé said ... (9:45 AM) : 

only peole that are less than 20 have that kind of smart innocence in their eyes... great shot!

 

Anonymous Kate G. said ... (12:07 PM) : 

I've always held to the belief that it takes a real person to shoot a real person. Many photographers never come out from behind the lense. I've seen many brilliant shots from a technical stand point, but it takes a heart to capture a heart on the page.

I love the gawky colt feel of her hands and legs. Good spot!

 

Blogger MAISON CHAPLIN said ... (3:30 PM) : 

The watch is gorgeous!

 

Anonymous JennyMac said ... (3:39 PM) : 

Not just Natalie Portman, but Natalie Portman in "Beautiful Girls."

 

Blogger lala said ... (4:56 PM) : 

that's a very charming photo and I think the watch is definitely an eye-catcher.

 

Blogger Jack Daniel said ... (6:25 PM) : 

such a cute kid!

It´s probably the father in you. I´m sure it was.

 

Anonymous Lydia said ... (3:14 AM) : 

The look is made by the up-rolled sleeves I belive. That's so nice for a lady as she looks at the same time manishly resolute and fragile. The knitwear on her head pretends to be vintage)

 

Blogger Sohiny said ... (9:03 AM) : 

cool, sweet, spunky, fresh- so nice! esp the gold digital watch. lovely style.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:21 AM) : 

I actually saw this girl walk past my work with her mum and she made me stop what i was doing and watch her gracefully cross the street. I don't know her but her elegance and beauty is shocking, even from a distance.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:42 AM) : 

What an absolute angel
this girl is adorable and carries of her look with grace and poise
the whole outfit is great and she is very pretty!!!!
love this photo
ps. been said a million times but she looks alot like natalie portman!
xxx gorgeous!

 

Blogger Laura Gerencser said ... (1:24 AM) : 

Love the picture of the girl!!

 

Blogger bondi said ... (3:21 AM) : 

In my whole life I have never seen such beauty captured on film.....bravo, she's splendid

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (3:22 AM) : 

love the hat, totally makes the outfit, and those eyes! Wow

 

Blogger liri said ... (10:54 AM) : 

good style :-)

 

Blogger Virgin Mary said ... (3:49 PM) : 

she could be a young Natalie Portman...

 

Blogger John Danner said ... (5:40 PM) : 

First thought that popped in my head looking at this was young contemporary Edie Beale.

 

Blogger BlogGirl said ... (10:08 PM) : 

I saw creativity and style in my 8 year old since she was 4. I think this is innate, as you've captured here.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:36 PM) : 

hmm.... i don't really like this outfit... probably because i am in high school and everyone wears flannel shirts, jeans, knit hats, (and UGGS!), but i like the watch and i like her!

 

Blogger noelakadjtambour said ... (2:03 AM) : 

she is cool in the way only young kids can be: so unassuming, so unself-conscious, so unhampered by rules

 

Blogger katie said ... (3:39 AM) : 

p.s etch bazza :|

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:05 AM) : 

beautiful x

 

Blogger talktothewind said ... (6:06 AM) : 

cute!
i like her hat!!

 

Anonymous mimi said ... (10:07 AM) : 

@annonymous 11:25PM

"I've never understood the wearing of toques (aka. winter hats) in the summer."

its actually AUTUMN in sydney. not summer.
seasons are reversed southern and northern hemispheres.

anyways, im excited because I HAVE THAT SHIRT :)

 

Blogger lauren baluyo said ... (1:39 AM) : 

what a pretty girl she is! there's definitely something special about her. and the background of this photo makes me kinda drool with delight! :)

 

Anonymous dreamcrusher said ... (1:01 PM) : 

LOVE the blouse!

 

Blogger Burcak said ... (6:29 AM) : 

She's very cute and I think she looks like younger Natalie Portman. Next time you should come to Istanbul to take a really cute street fashion photos.

 

Blogger The Lady Bug Girls: A Fashion Blog said ... (11:41 PM) : 

Very nice! She looks so relaxed and awake at the same time. I love the photograph itself to. The hat and plaid together are great.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (5:55 AM) : 

this girl is one of my bestfriends i love her style and i love her!
luv u pops!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:28 AM) : 

a little angel sent down from heaven

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:23 PM) : 

this young girl has such sweet innocent beauty that seems to shine from within as well as looking so beautifully peaceful.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (8:48 PM) : 

love the blue color and texture of the jeans.
love to see this little lady in a few years, she's definately going places.
beautiful,shy smile!

 

Blogger Sydney Sider said ... (8:36 PM) : 

perfect style for the crisp autumn weather we're having. you'll see the same kind of outfit through the streets of paddington however she is just shining in it.

 

Blogger elizabeth said ... (10:36 PM) : 

is that watch Casio or is it Freestyle???

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:26 AM) : 

what a sweetie

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:34 AM) : 

i love her gentle innocence. I'm wondering if she's aware of what peace she exudes through her expression.I could look at her for a long while.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:40 AM) : 

Natalie Portman, Audrey Tatou? Take your pick.

 

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

This beauty is my bestfriend of 15 years and will continue to shine her gracious light on myself and others...
all who have said comments about her style and poise are absolutly spot on
Poppy is a beautiful person
definatly a face to look out for
xx love you hun

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:50 AM) : 

too cute!

she looks likes a model. is she?

she also looks like audrey Tauto, Audrey Hepburn and natalie portman (gorgeous mix)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:53 AM) : 

is she a model?

if not, she should be

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (12:53 AM) : 

Too CUTE

OH MY GOD SHE LOOKS LIKE

a mix between a audrey hepburn, audrey tautou and natalie portman... gorgeous

 

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