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neon signs... hong kong by night

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 3 August 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Tsui Wah Restaurant and Yung Kee Restaurant, two most popular and famous local restaurants in HK...

Wellington Street, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM FinePix S5Pro 1/15 second F/7.1 ISO 400 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

I do not regard myself as a photographer. I'm an ordinary man but extraordinarily obsessed with capturing all the memorable scenes that I encounter in my everyday life. It's like an excited traveller craving to record his memorable journey in a memorable way, but in my case, it's the journey of my life ... If I can record my encounters in such a way that they leave an image on the mind of myself and other viewers, it's a tremendous joy and some accomplishment...
In terms of photography, I'm trying to preserve the moments as my eyes see "something" and my heart feels it too. As such, I seldom feel interested in planned, arranged or manipulated photographs...

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

A great view and very well done photograph. You really have a gift for telling a story with each of your images. Thank you.

3 Aug 2008 6:21am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

The colours are splendid. Excellent Hugo!!!

3 Aug 2008 8:10am

Ariel from Stuttgart, Germany

Looks like a busy street. So many neon ads! That's a terrific night shot. Thanks for sharing.

3 Aug 2008 8:45am

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

Wow ... Hugo, such a magnificently colorful scene ... a vibrant, thriving cityscape ... beautiful!

3 Aug 2008 10:08am

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

A great street image, beautiful colour and bright lights, very crisp signage, well done.

3 Aug 2008 12:03pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Very good night photo.

3 Aug 2008 12:46pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Your detail and color are superb in this spectacular night image, Hugo.

3 Aug 2008 4:50pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

wow, Hugo, another photo that tells us about the life in your city. I like it very much.
I'll be in holidays some days, later I will have a look to your nexto photos. Have a good time.

3 Aug 2008 7:17pm

Kelela from Upland, United States

I wish I knew your secret in capturing such perfectly detailed and colorful images at night! You are a master.

3 Aug 2008 8:28pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Great colorful street scene and nightlife, the exposure is perfect.

3 Aug 2008 9:18pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, United States

excellent street shot here Hugo -- love the vertical composition that works so well to capture these large neon signs that hang over the street -- bright lights, big city -- love the line of cars and the group of people milling around to the left. love this wonderful 'lit up' feeling!

4 Aug 2008 12:05am

Cuentos from Spain

I like this image. It is very interesting, and the colours are very beautiful.

Saludos,
Mariana

Thanks.

7 Jan 2009 3:10am

FUJIFILM FinePix S5Pro
1/15 second
F/7.1
ISO 400
15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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