Well, i had a couple of requests to see this photo and I was hesitant to post it.
In the end I thought why not?
As I've said before I've either had good luck or just good timing when it comes to bumping into models and fashionable women while traveling.
Unlike my other recent post of the blonde women who was a professional model, this woman here was just walking out onto her front balcony of her hotel. She was 'modeling' for her husband or boyfriend, it wasn't a professional model shoot. Perhaps she was trying on a new dress for the first time?
My girlfriend and I were hiking along the cliffs close to these hotels, so you'd have to be blind to NOT notice what was going on just below us.
And I know what you're all thinking...how does my girlfriend feel about all of this? Well, she enjoys photography too, and she was just as excited to capture this scene as I was. Same thing happened in Prague, she took more photo's than I did!
During this scene, she had a longer zoom lens than I did, so she could get closer photos. My photo here, I had to crop it.
Hope you like it
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dkmurphys (60097) 2014-07-17 6:26
A lucky presence in that superb place. Do not ask so many question, just enjoy it :P.
dta (79130) 2014-07-17 6:33
Hello Craig ,
it is a pitty that you"ve not got a longer zoom :) . Hard to believe that this wonderful girl is not a professionnal model !
Great capture .
Oceania (5202) 2014-07-17 6:45
She maybe not a professional model. But her pose looks pretty professional. Or you had professional skills to capture it.
Her colorful clothing is great addition to your picture. It's a nice job well done.
snunney (100850) 2014-07-17 7:04
Red dress and blue top look superb against the white architecture in this impromptu photo shoot. The young lady has much to commend her as well:-)
holmertz (54363) 2014-07-17 8:41
What a pity your girlfriend doesn't show her photos here any longer :-). Among your photos from Santorini i certainly prefer those where you found views or details that haven't already been seen thousands of times on the net. The woman's red and blue dress creates the stunning contrasts that the white buildings need.
rychem (37459) 2014-07-17 9:19
Wow, great photo with classic composition with the lady in the strong point, great scenery for such a shot, excellent light
ikeharel (72971) 2014-07-17 9:32
Lucky Craig, though it looks like a well prepared moment - I take your word this was by a chance. Beautiful lady, enjoy her new dress, and the red & blue contrast superbly to the white.
Right moment on a perfect location, and a well done picture.
Cheering for you - and not envious, Ike
Noel_Byrne (31674) 2014-07-17 11:53
Not only has once again, the worlds most beautiful women decided to follow you around, but she is striking such an elegant pose, and in such an environment! The natural landscape looks quite harsh and unwelcoming, compared to the beauty of the white buildings and this lady and her colors is very striking in the scene.
Once again, and in the nicest possible way....I envy you!!!! You sure you don't want some of those cows I mentioned before?? Fair swap I reckon :)
All the best
tyro (25718) 2014-07-17 12:58
Hee, hee, hee! I just had to laugh out loud after I saw this one! You really must try to be more careful.
You see, rather than always viewing pictures in "beta" TE to see them at full size, I often just right click on the picture, check "properties" and then copy the url of the image and paste it into my browser. It works fine. But when I did it in this case I did, of course, read this image's title and just burst out laughing! I've heard of a sidewalk, I've heard of a sidewinder, but....!
Anyway, that aside, this is another brilliant photograph. Unfortunately it looks less than sharp here but, when viewed at its proper size of 900 pixels in width, it's stunningly sharp and clear. Very well composed too and with gorgeous colours and light and contrasts. Excellent subject matter too!
P.S. If Tosca takes more pictures than you do, why doesn't she post very many of them here? Certainly what pictures which she does post are stunning. I'm going to go and have another look at her gallery.
emka (100059) 2014-07-17 14:49
Haha Craig, so this is a photo you hesitated to post? Why, it is very nice shot. Very attractive girl and I am sure that the men here would like to see Tosca's photos made with a bigger zoom:). amazing contrast of white walls with the red and blue of girl's dress.
WArm regrads Malgo
jcpix (13930) 2014-07-17 21:20
Little miss Spears has to be loving the free song publicity, as we enjoy the imagery....so "Oops, keep doing it more!" hehe
Well, you're right...I like it! In fact, a la Lloyd Christmas, "I like it a lawwwwwhhht!" lol
Love the crop, there's no discernible loss of image quality, and frankly, who'd be looking at technical details anyway?? ;) Awesome sideshow...I mean, side work to get this shot...sneaking in on another photo shoot that has produced a fun and attractive moment.
Total win-win for you too, most boyfriends probably would have come away with a black eye or two after their "wandering lens"...but you get the big score on both accounts. Another beauty result, in every sense of the word! Stunning blue & red combo set against the white, glad you decided to post this one. Have a great trip. Take it easy.
jjcordier (79297) 2014-07-17 22:39
On a un peu de mal à penser qu'elle n'est pas en train de faire une séance photo...peut-être juste pour son riche petit ami? Tu as en tout cas bien saisi l'opportunité pour faire cette belle photo aux couleurs de la France....cocorico!
carlo62 (50143) 2014-07-17 23:38
penso che quei vasi di fiori abbiano attirato troppo la tua attenzione.....
Bello scatto, i vasi sono ben posizionati, ma il miglior elemento è il.....fiore, che con la sua grazia e il suo colore, conferisce alla foto un aspetto completamente diverso.
CLODO (34738) 2014-07-18 0:02
so you become a good "street photographer", means that a human presence can add a lot to a picture. Here, we can't miss her with her professsional pose and her unbelievable dress.
I am longing to see the Tosca's pictures, just to compare what she have seen with your posts!
have a nice day
timecapturer (49288) 2014-07-18 3:12
now why did you not call this the original title you gave this beautiful shot? Sidebo*b was such a great TIT-le :-)!
How do I know this? Well when you open the image in a new tab, your original file title is shown.......
It is well worth another showing, if you pardon the pun. A glorious lady in a glorious place. Irresistible!
Enjoy the weekend - B.
lousat (92964) 2014-07-18 3:46
You have raison my friend...why not? This girl is truly beautiful and isn't easy to find a beauty like that in a magnificent and original scenery like this white greek puzzle made by the typical houses,beautiful idea for a very original pic,i like it! Have a nice WE and thanks,Luciano
Sergiom (81881) 2014-07-18 4:33
Bad bad boy. You should be ashame of yourself. But what a beauty.En plus du décor formidable, la dame ressort parfaitement en bleu et rouge.J'espère qu'il ne sortira pas.
photoray (13981) 2014-07-18 11:26
Many people enjoy being admired and having their photo taken, especially in attractive settings like your classical Oia village white architecture.
I get away with photographing females as long as I do not ask for their phone number......
Thanks for sharing,
Fis2 (99794) 2014-07-18 13:31
Wow, interesting composition.
Beautiful view and girl.
I like colors and sharpness.
Have a nice afternoon.
pajaran (61932) 2014-07-18 13:42
Lep pogled i trenutak ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto i lepa zena u modernoj garderobi.
Dobar rad, lepo uhvacen trenutak, lepe boje.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje za vikend, srecno.
Nice view and a moment ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely shown the place and beautiful woman in modern clothes.
Good work, nice captured moment, beautiful colors.
Have a nice day, all the best for the weekend, good luck.
marabu61 (11061) 2014-07-19 7:04
You really have the eye to spot beautiful girls everywhere. Even though this wasn't a professional session, the pose of the model is perfect and the deep saturated colors of her dress come out beautifully against the whitewashed terraces.
The only thing I wonder is if it wouldn't have been even more attractive in portrait format and thus cropping out all of the somewhat distracting brown vegetation behind the scene?
have a great weekend
jemaflor (98793) 2014-07-20 9:25
Lovely view and pleasant composition with the lady, interesting colors contrasts, the white walls are well captured with a light perfectly managed.
worldcitizen (8818) 2014-07-20 15:48
I really like the composition in this photo. Maybe with all these models ending up in your viewfinder, you should become a fashion photographer. ;-) The bright blue and red of this lady's dress really jump out against all the white. She's also posing provocatively for you. :-) I hope you have fun in Chicago!
delpeoples (58618) 2014-07-21 2:47
The Canadian Dirtbag strikes again! She's one hot mamma. I can't tell if she's the same dame in the white outfit of your previous photo, but she looks even better here. The red flowing dress contrasts beautifully against the white-washed buildings. Nice stalking...errrr...spotting.
Have a great time in Chicago. I'm going walkabout.
Graal (103032) 2014-07-21 8:41
very nice blonde woman in very nice place. Fine pose and contrast of colors. Good composition also. Photo I like. You had great journey.
Have a nice evening.
jhm (154602) 2014-07-22 5:35
You found again a specially model but maybe has she not the camera seen!
Wonderful picture with pleasant light.
Excellent composition and wonderful captured nice presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
batalay (39149) 2014-07-22 13:19
You do have an eye for beauty, and Tosca is extraordinarily accommodating! The combination of red-white-and blue is effective, but the obvious focal point is the young woman... a natural model.
mesutilgim (95554) 2014-07-26 12:01
Hello dear Craig,
That's the difference between to look and to see !
Very nice capture from Greece. The model with red cloth adds a unique taste to your compo.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Cricri (120609) 2014-08-15 7:57
Jolie jeune fille pieds nus avec sa tenue sexy et colorées qui ressort des façades blanches, une bien jolie image a la fois romantique et élégante :-)