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"are they crazy?"

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 5 September 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Yes, I can affirm that the whole city was crazy that night... perhaps except that lady who might have seen it all.:-)

Just a fun shot to remember the "fever" two weeks ago...

Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

PS. Want to know what they're watching? Here's the answer:

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd 1/42 second F/3.3 ISO 200 7 mm

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...

Paolo from Italy

Excellent, you've caught the crowd in the right moment, everyone is staring at the screen (everyone but you ;-)

5 Sep 2008 6:31am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Excellent perspective, you've caught the crowd in the right moment, all surprised and fixed to the screen.

5 Sep 2008 6:42am

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

Superb view !

5 Sep 2008 6:55am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

Look at those colors. As I know you are not a friend of heavy postprocessing this picture is even more impressive and could well be HDR processed. Wow. You also know your way around marketing your pbase site. I bet everyone looking at this picture today will click through... :-)

5 Sep 2008 8:05am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

It's great Hugo, both this and the other shot, what a colorful city you have :)

5 Sep 2008 2:46pm

alex centrella from California, United States

great intense image.

5 Sep 2008 3:58pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

i love your public shots mate -- you really should consider working in public 'installation' shots... the colors and the moments you capture are astoundingly candid. beautiful work!

5 Sep 2008 5:08pm

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd
1/42 second
ISO 200
7 mm