A Blonde in Hong Kong

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    This is Sophia Froeschl, an Austrian model I met in Hong Kong. I am not sure I remember how I met her and her boyfriend, but it was either up at the peak or later at the bar while I was editing photos. See, I am a total geek and when I am in hotels, I don't go to the bar to drink alcohol... I go down there, order tomato juice, listen to good music, and edit photos until my battery dies. I usually pick a remote corner, but people occasionally see me editing photos, and since they are some level of bored, they come over and start talking. Anyway, Sophia and her boyfriend could not have been nicer - they sat down and we drank and talked. I asked if I could take her photo since she was the prettier of the two, and he said of course!

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    1. ChrisGampat 67 months ago | reply

      tomato juice?

    2. alf186000 67 months ago | reply

      ummm stunned......

    3. Carlos (Barcelona) 67 months ago | reply

      And lovely she is

    4. Patrick.Brian 67 months ago | reply

      great story and a great photo with it.

      Although, I can't say that I have ever seen someone order tomato juice in a bar. And I would probably come over and talk to. But then, I would also be the type to sit in the corner and edit photos :P

    5. maduroman 67 months ago | reply

      Hermoso fondo. De la rubia ya se ha dicho todo y me he quedado sin palabras.

    6. macisback [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      Nice portrait. Some people are just naturally beautiful.

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    7. ~EvidencE~ 67 months ago | reply

      nice shot
      it would be cool to meeting people from all over the world and having a real conversation

    8. jaarockin 67 months ago | reply

      nice light and warm expression

    9. Grafik Mekanik 67 months ago | reply

      great back story. lovely woman.

    10. EOS Boy [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      Heart-stoppingly beautiful.

    11. Chicago Love 66 months ago | reply

      fantastic portrait!

    12. wade in da water 66 months ago | reply

      Well, wasn't that nice of him to say yes. She is quite a looker, and good on you to ask. Very nice portrait.

    13. Fiora 66 months ago | reply

      She is very beautiful. I have always wondered how you found time to edit your photos.

    14. San Diego Shooter 65 months ago | reply

      dangit she has a boyfriend...oh well maybe next time :)

    15. -12°C 63 months ago | reply

      yes, she's beautiful, but there is something about your portraits that I just love. at the moment I'm digging them more than your landscapes, which is crazy, i know. anyway, I'm trying to figure out what it is... I don't think it's simply the textures. I don't know, anyway, they're awesome.
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    16. Peace Faith Love 62 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Dignified Beauty, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    17. vvladn [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

      dude she's a hottie!

    18. i2oi3 @ MyTextSecret.com 60 months ago | reply

      Hello, my name is Rob! I really enjoy your photos - especially this one. I recently used this photo on my website www.mytextsecret.com - it's kind of like FML meets postsecret, check it out let me know what you think - Text Secret 8 - hope you like it, and please feel free to reach out to me :)

    19. Spok10 36 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot,amazing model,great work,as usually,congrats

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