One of the Ruskies in my D&D Party

There were 6 of us, which is more or less the optimum number for a good campaign. I was the only Reaganite-capitalist among the five Soviet interlopers. I think, if we broke down people by personality and skillsets, we had a warrior, a shaman, a monk, a bard, and two clerics.

 

This guy, Vulva, would have been the monk. I'm not sure how to spell his name for sure, but he did respond to the word "Vulva", if you put a little "w" sound with the "v". Remember how Chekov was looking for the nuclear wessels? It was something like that. I say that Vulva was the monk of the group because his fingers and wrists were richly festooned with all sorts of Buddhist paraphernalia that he had picked up while in Tibet. He's the sort of guy that would be really intimidating if it wasn't for his kindness and zen peace.

 

Behind him are the Andes on the southern tip of Argentina.

 

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  • fotophriendly PRO 6y

    Gr8 portrait~!~
  • susan_r4 6y

    Super shot of him - love the blurred background - good story too!
  • Antonio Flores 6y

    Very nice shot , congratulation, I,m fan of your, I See your web every day
  • Bryan Nabong PRO 6y

    the caption on this one is awesome Trey. :)
  • organikx PRO 6y

    Incredible shot!
  • Guy Mayer PRO 6y

    A powerful portrait
    magnificent presence
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  • NotThatJennifer 6y

    I know someone from Russia whose name is Vladimir or Vova for short. He said he often gets reminded that his name sounds like the English word for a female part of the anatomy.

    I love your photos and I'm so glad you post them for the world to see.
  • Blake Lipthratt 6y

    Whoah, that background is like whipped cream.
  • Geoff Quinn PRO 6y

    A stunning shot -- you have an eye for personalities and you've captured his. I like yow you've subtly used your HDR to give him a perfect setting, but how you also let him come through without a lot of distraction. Wonderful.
  • AtalantaGurl 6y

    such a gorgeous shot! beautiful. i love the comp.
  • tk-link 6y

    Nice storytelling, really like to read your words.
  • meryddian PRO 6y

    I used to play EQ with a guy named Vova. Maybe that's what your guy's name was too? :)
  • John Maffei PRO 6y

    Really nice portrait. I love the D&D reference.
  • Frankverro 6y

    Me too!!
    I refer a lot to my D&D imagination when i am travelling-hicking for photography.

    Afther all, Everytime its a new Adventure.
  • cristine b. 4y

    really nice!..thnx for sharing...
  • Vadim Shumko 3y

    Don't call a guy Vulva in Russia :)
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