Tom Palumbo | Paris 1962

Posted: January 26th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Film, Photography

An amazing series of candids shot by the fashion photographer Tom Palumbo in Paris, 1962.

Images from Paris cafés and nightlife in 1962, the same week Yves St. Laurent’s runway show vaulted Dior to new heights.

Many scenes around Les Halles (which no longer exists as it did then).

-Tom Palumbo

Interlude, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Interlude, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Eye Shadow, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Eye Shadow, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Pink Scarf, Cigarette, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Pink Scarf, Cigarette, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Model & Her Pet, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Model & Her Pet, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

A Perfect Pour, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

A Perfect Pour, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Gout de vin, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Gout de vin, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Cheers, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Cheers, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Kissing the Hand, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Kissing the Hand, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Pout, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Pout, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Trapped, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Trapped, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

At the bar, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

At the bar, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Like Audrey, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Like Audrey, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Powder, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Powder, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Cafe Flirting, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Cafe Flirting, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Laughter & Cake, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Laughter & Cake, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

After Dinner, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

After Dinner, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Young Lovers, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Young Lovers, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Impulsive Kiss, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Impulsive Kiss, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Young Lovers Embrace, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Young Lovers Embrace, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Bella, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Bella, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Bite, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Bite, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

And the girls get drunk..., Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

And the girls get drunk..., Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

That time of night, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

That time of night, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Light, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962

Light, Tom Palumbo, Paris 1962


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3 Comments on “Tom Palumbo | Paris 1962

  1. 1 CurrrziO said at 4:10 pm on January 27th, 2011:

    wonderful gallery of pictures by a grand master of photography !

    You’ve got a great eye & I really enjoy your blog… congratulations.

    CurrrziO

  2. 2 doug said at 4:18 pm on January 27th, 2011:

    Thank you! I also love your site. Not only do you have amazing taste, our interests pretty line up exactly. Adding you to my links…

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