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the tramway and a double-decker tram...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 21 October 2008 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Kennedy Town Praya, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd 1/4 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...

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

The flash of color is brilliant. The contrast between stasis and movement adds to the photo. I really like this.

21 Oct 2008 5:44am

Emily Ng from Studying in: Adelaide, Australia | Home:, Singapore

double-decker tram! now tt's cool. love the sharpness of the shadow on the blur of the bus. u wld hv thought the shadow would be blur too. oh wait, ya, it wouldnt. lol.. lovely colours

21 Oct 2008 7:55am

IanSmith from London, United Kingdom

Wow! Don't they go fast... :-) (Oh, the power of photography).
Great shot Hugo! As too the previous posts over the last few days.

21 Oct 2008 12:56pm

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

excellent capture of action and colors!

21 Oct 2008 3:27pm

philipp from vienna, Austria

cool pic

21 Oct 2008 4:23pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Don't tell me Hugo..... this is the high speed intercity tram :-D

Very cool effect

21 Oct 2008 8:51pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

this is just stunning Hugo -- BRAVO!! (congrats on your account being activated on VFXY!!!) :)

22 Oct 2008 11:40pm

Putter from Belgium

Superb shot, love those colors!

23 Oct 2008 6:33am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

I've taken a few looks now at this one Hugo and it's definitely one of my favourites from your recent work....fantastic photo!

26 Oct 2008 8:11pm

JTF from Netherlands

Superb shot..

10 Jan 2009 10:37pm

rA from 沈阳(Shenyang), China

Excellent contrast! Still and Move. I love it!

6 Nov 2010 3:29am

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd
1/4 second
ISO 200
7 mm