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arriving in bad weather...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 12 November 2008 in Transportation and Portfolio.

Pudong Airport, Shanghai, China

PS. I'm just back from a business trip to Shanghai. Notwithstanding the bad weather and a pretty tight schedule, I managed to squeeze quite a few pics of this city of wonder. Look forward to reviewing, editing and sharing them with you in the coming week...

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd 1/320 second F/3.3 ISO 100 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...

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Nice, Hugo - the detail of the raindrops on the glass definitely strikes a mood. Gray. Lonely. Chill. The worst kind of travel. Well seen.

12 Nov 2008 6:37am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great shot, Hugo, anf welcome back.
I like how the rain drops cover the glass and let see the other plane.

12 Nov 2008 7:17am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Arriving in bad weather is horrible, but I look forward to your new shots :)

12 Nov 2008 7:57am

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

Excellent shot !

12 Nov 2008 10:28am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

sounds exciting Hugo!

I like this photo with the raindrops on the window!

12 Nov 2008 3:20pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

the careful positioning of the flaps line makes the frame. best...jerry

12 Nov 2008 5:04pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

The raindrops on the window add such a poignant atmosphere to this photograph. The unexpected is just outside the door. I really like this!

12 Nov 2008 9:19pm

Jeffster from Long Island, United States

A very creative and interesting image.

13 Nov 2008 1:30am

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

hello Hugo!!! :D sorry i have been away so long, been snowed under at work and not getting as much commenting in as i would like. :( but i certainly haven't forgotten you! this is truly a brilliant shot -- it is moody indeed, but in the most beautiful of ways!! i look forward to more pics from this trip!! bravo!!

13 Nov 2008 4:58am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

This is fabulous. So well seen and such an interesting view of what would otherwise be a "random" shot.

16 Nov 2008 4:47am

Claus Petersen from herfølge, Denmark

This is very simple, but yet it looks so cool, the silver look combined with the drops on the window is really what makes this image!

21 Dec 2008 7:26pm

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd
1/320 second
F/3.3
ISO 100
7 mm

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