On the streets of Hong Kong… Cotton Tree Dr

by Lee Oliveira on January 10, 2011

It’s challenging sometimes to stop people on the street and ask if I can photograph them. But I really like this ladies top. Since I started blogging I haven’t had the chance post any leopard print. So I didn’t want this time to be an opportunity missed.

Being high neck and long sleeve gave her a serious look. Or perhaps she had a leopard soul? Loving the facial expression.

Either way,  it didn’t really matter. At least she allowed me to take her picture.

Ps.. Love your bag too!

Lee x

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wobblinbetty January 10, 2011

she looks amazing! I love the way she wears animalier print!
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Katie January 10, 2011

Love a little leopard print :)
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Josie January 10, 2011

I’d feel so awkward about stopping people as well! But you do a great job — this woman looks fantastic!
xo Josie
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KC January 10, 2011

haha.. now this is something i should have.. the leopard soul i mean.
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Caroline January 10, 2011

That´s one of the best leopard prints I seen and I love how it is a turtle neck as well.

Emilie January 10, 2011

lol, loveee her expression!
am loving leopard print too atm but still trying to build confidence to wear full print so looking for belt or shoes first!

emilie
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Anthea January 10, 2011

Love the pic! She looks like she has attitude!
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jasna January 10, 2011

Lol, I love the animal print, she looks a bit cross, lol, Hope you had a stunning wknd and yes you can come with me to any of the events via my handbag any day xxx
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SACRAMENTO January 10, 2011

You caught her mood and expresion. True life is not always a pose… or beautiful models in the streets of Milan, anybody can do that, but to capture a soul, takes having one. You are fantastic my friend!!!!
Un abrazo fuerte.
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Dané January 10, 2011

Awesome post! Love this woman, so much character!!
Hope you are well lee.

Sending my best all the way from Geneva

D

Mitr Friend January 10, 2011

Wow!!! Lady in leopard print!!! :)
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Sherin January 10, 2011

She looks a tad scary, but so graceful at thesame time. I love the leopard print top.
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Couture Carrie January 10, 2011

Love her top!
Great shot, Lee!

xoxox,
CC

FashionLifeCoach January 11, 2011

I like the way, you shot her without noticing being photographed.
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Lisa L S January 11, 2011

Ha ha ha…. Love her facial expression!
And I admire you for having the guts to ask her for a pic.
Cheeta Lady! Grrr….. :-)
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Maddy January 11, 2011

What a great expression! I agree, she looks fab with that turtle neck, though not too pleased to be having her picture taken!! I love that you’re not afraid to ask (even those that look unapproachable)!
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Nadine 2.0 January 11, 2011

What a character here – I usually find that mock necks add some authority to a look.
Have a great week Lee!
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prutha January 11, 2011

hehe…i like the expression on her face…lol..she must be very strict
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ariana January 11, 2011

Adorei a fotografia!Desde o porte altivo ao padrão leopard,que tanto admiro!

Gwen Vikkey Miao January 11, 2011

hvn’t got a chance to meet her yet as i’m in Hong Kong lol
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Michelle @ Glisters & Blisters January 11, 2011

this is one of my favorite photos from you !
the composition.. the lady’s leopard print blouse totally stood out !
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MJ January 11, 2011

I never thought I would like a leopard print turtleneck but this one is nice! And the bag is fab too!
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Fashnlvr January 11, 2011

Hey Lee!
I love the look on this woman’s face!! The leopard top is perfect for her though – especially with the red lipstick. Great photos – I have been really loving your use of “shallow depth of field”
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Stacey January 11, 2011

I’m surprised she allowed you to take a pic:-). Love her top though and she does look fab! XX
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Nicole January 11, 2011

She is in serious deep thought! But the leopard definitely suits her well!
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Ariel January 11, 2011

She is really rocking the leopard! You always have such great shots.
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Queen Desi January 11, 2011

everybody love this leopard trend!!
what a great catch :)

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Diana Mieczan January 11, 2011

That top is really amazing:) I really adore your photos:) Happy Monday,sweetie
Kisses
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Paulina January 11, 2011

Nice photo ;-)
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Manon January 11, 2011

This photo tells so much! I love it.
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Anna January 11, 2011

Hahaha. I like her face expression
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Angga Heinrich January 11, 2011

She looks amazing loving that leopard top and I agree with her bag lol
<3
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Sue January 11, 2011

This picture is really awesome.
This lady is gorgeous!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

ediot January 11, 2011

such a great capture.
yes i’m gonna have a great time – i hope. ;)
you should go there too- to shoot streetstyle!
hope you’re having a great monday
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My Republic of Fashion January 11, 2011

I LOVE leopard print. Her bag is fabulous!! :)SArahD xx

Marissa January 11, 2011

I love seeing an older lady rock something as bold as leopard print, especially when she does it this well!
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Noura January 11, 2011

omg she’s awesome!

Angela See, Angela Blog January 11, 2011

I love leopard print but only in small amounts heehe, she looks awesome though!!!!!!

Thanks for the lovely comment!
XXASAB
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Zarna January 11, 2011

she looks fabulous in leopard!

i love the look on her face. so serious!
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isabel January 11, 2011

she looks fabulous!
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stylemefab January 11, 2011

Nice photo…love her expression.
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style'n January 11, 2011

Love that you got to capture some leopard print on your blog and I would love to know what this lady is thinking about. Hope you had a wonderful trip!
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Beny Ricardo Sadewo January 11, 2011

omg! omg! omg! she’s looks so serious or its just another nerveous expressions? *just sayin hhihihi, but serious-lee she’s really know how to spread out her “Leopard Soul”

Love,
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reni January 11, 2011

to be honest, i’m not a fan of animal prints and i think it’s because i haven’t been brave enough to wear them, but the little swagger in that woman’s face makes her own that piece of clothing.

Tanvi January 12, 2011

What an expression! :)
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Grit and Glamour January 12, 2011

Ha! I LOVE this shot Lee…such a great expression on her. And man, your photos are looking incredible!

PS: I can’t make Vegas…boo! Have you already booked?

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DeVero January 12, 2011

I love this shot, her face is really coo!
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MY STYLE ADVICE January 14, 2011

I happen to LOVE LOVE animal print and THIS WOMAN is so chic.
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I’m pretty forward, but I imagine its challenging to ask ppl to stop and strike a pose. Kudos to you.

MY STYLE ADVICE January 14, 2011

oh yeah, and i love the pic. :-)
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