Second Look

This is the second look for the photoshoot that I did. Actually i do not consider myself as a model at all. I love doing fashion shoots and stuff but considering my built and experience, I really do not call myself a model. Nevertheless I enjoyed the styling process of this shoot and the process of the shoot.

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Anyways, the word second look just carried me to another meaning of this word. The idea of being given second looks. Obviously I get that a lot here in Germany because even though there are Asians (a broad term by itself) we are pretty much a minority as compared to other ethnicities here. I am not used to getting a second look by others, it makes me really uncomfortable and self conscious, but then I myself am guilty of giving other people second looks. It often stems from curiosity instead of a vicious intent. The other day, my friend said to me that if she saw me on the street, she would also probably give me a second look because she liked my jacket. I guess its all in my head, its how i perceive these looks and how much I want to allow it to affect it at the end of the day.

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Freelance Photoshoot in Germany

A photographer connected with me through Instagram if I was willing to work with him. I was still in Bayreuth back then and I managed to squeeze up some time to work for him. We shot these pictures below 5 degrees while the sun was setting. I just kept telling myself that I wasn’t cold and it worked perfectly 🙂 I am busy trying to adapt to  living in another city right now, so I apologise for the lack of updates. Thank you for hanging around!

We wanted to either do sport sportwears or lingerie, but I wasn’t exactly comfortable with lingerie, so we came up with something else. I really enjoyed working with him and it was such a fun and easy shoot. Of course its important to remember that while I am typing this, I have no makeup on and I am decked in my comfortable Bambi Pajamas and geeky glasses 😉

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I do miss Bayreuth so much, its not about how big or small the city is, its the people there who love you.

Autumn in Germany

Although Bayreuth feels like a full fledged winter right now, I thought its good to put these pictures up before it gets even colder. For me, this is my first ‘proper’ Autumn because obviously we only have one season – summer, in Singapore. Also, Autumn doesn’t look as prominent in Hong Kong as it does in Germany.

When I was young, people always asked me what my favourite season is. I always said autumn, with calendar pictures in my head without actually experiencing one before. Now I can be sure that its my favourite season. Many people who grew up with experiencing autumn every year stop marvelling at its beautiful. I hope I wouldn’t stop almost accidentally walking into a pole whilst admiring the autumn coloured trees lined streets.

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Just as I end this post, it begin snowing outside. Bis zum nächsten Mal Herbst, und Hallo Winter..