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“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”

16 Dec

 

Girls in the Window by Ormond Gigli,1960: The day before this brownstone on East 58th was razed, Gigli posed 43 women in formal dress in the windows, some daring to step out onto the crumbling sills while Gigli directed with a bullhorn and a Rolls Royce was driven into place. Careful planning included securing City permissions and working quickly as the shot had to be completed during the workers’ lunch time.

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2011 in Foto

 

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