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Stranger #96: Linshu | by bomvu
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Stranger #96: Linshu

This picture is #96 in my 100 strangers project. Find out more about the project and see pictures taken by other photographers at the 100 Strangers Flickr Group page


Walking down King Street I found a spot where a park ran off at 90 degrees from the main road with trees on either side. I thought this would make a decent backdrop so I waited for a suitable stranger to happen by.

I was looking up and down the road when I spotted the Grim Reaper floating by. Inside the hood was Linshu who had the most wonderful bright red lipstick and funky glasses, both attributes that get my attention so I gave her the pitch. She was up for it. I took two pictures and after the second one knew I had enough. Linshu told me that her boyfriend is a professional photographer which probably accounts for why she was so natural in front of a camera. No pressure for me though!

That coat looked like the cosiest place on the street and Linshu was quite concerned that I looked too cold. Well one has to suffer for one's art and, though I was cold, it was well worth it. I'm warm now and I still have the pictures.

Anyway, I hope you take a look at this and I hope you like it, thanks so much for being a part of my 100 Strangers Project!

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Taken on February 12, 2012