Exclusive Photography by Slim Aarons

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Porto Ercole Hotel Pellicano [A]

Slim Aarons was a lifestyle photographer. In 1957 he shot the most praised photograph, Kings of Hollywood, depicting Clark Gable, Van Heflin, Gary Cooper and Jimmy Stewart all laughing. He built his career “photographing attractive people who were doing attractive things in attractive places.” and did it wonderfully. The publication ‘A Wonderful Time‘ in 1974 identifies the ideas of his whole work. Extraordinary people, places and moments looked from inside. The cover of this post was carefully selected as the man looks very similar to Dickie Greenleaf from The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999). Enjoy.

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Porto Ercole Hotel Pellicano [B]

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Deck of a yacht, Bahamas, April 1967

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Freddie and Howard Cushing surfing with friends at Bailey’s Beach, Newport

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St. Tropez, France, 1977

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Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France, 1958

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Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France, 1958

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Baden Baden racecourse, Germany, September 1978

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Paul Butler, Palm Beach, April 1981 [Left to right: Adam Butler, Reutie Butler Shober, Jorie and Michael Butler Kent, Paul Butler and Geoffrey Kent]

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Brennan’s restaurant, New Orleans, 1960

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Tennis in the Bahamas, 1957

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F.C. Winston Guest and son at Villa Artemis, Palm Beach

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Canellopoulos penthouse pool, Athens, July 1961

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Lita Baron, Nelda Linsk and Helen Dzo Dzo at Palm Springs desert house

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Hotel du Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes, France, 1976

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Arturo Pani residence, Acapulco, Mexico, January 1971

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