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Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 28 January 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Tram Stop, Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong

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...

micke bergling from Sweden


28 Jan 2009 5:41am

ocorti from Vevey, Switzerland

well done !!!!! perfect moment.

28 Jan 2009 6:29am

Matt Sutton from Sydney, Australia

just perfect !

28 Jan 2009 6:50am

k@ from France

I can't believe you caught this just in time - stunning !! I love it, Hugo - and the way you see your city. Would love to go with you and shoot over there, and you'd do the same here in Paris ! Let's try that (in our dreamzz :)) Bravo*

28 Jan 2009 8:36am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

LOL..... it's infectious :) Yawnnn..! Beautiful street candid.

28 Jan 2009 10:50am

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

WOW What a moment! Perfect in time and place. Stunning street shot.

28 Jan 2009 10:58am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

This is really creative -- all the gestures and how well all the figures work together (without realizing it, though you did). Nice.

28 Jan 2009 12:55pm

Momo from Montpellier, France

this is funny Hugo...nice timing...

28 Jan 2009 1:21pm


amazing !!!!!
You have an excellent 'eye'!!!

28 Jan 2009 1:37pm

IanSmith from London, United Kingdom

Another great capture Hugo... The subjective composition is great!

28 Jan 2009 1:44pm

@IanSmith: Ian, it's always nice to see you stopping by! Thanks so much my friend! Wish you a great Year of the Ox!:-)

Danny from Hong Kong

My whole family and I, just love this picture.

Happy New Year, Hugo.

28 Jan 2009 3:18pm

@Danny: Wow, Danny, thanks! Makes my day to know you and familiy are viewing my pics together!:-)
Wishing you and yours a great Year of the Ox!!!

Annelies from Beringen, Belgium

Absolutely a great picture! Well done, Hugo!!!

28 Jan 2009 4:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Priceless! Perfect timing.

28 Jan 2009 4:52pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Good! I like it very much, is a "decissive moment". Great shot 5 stars.

28 Jan 2009 5:28pm

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

A very funny shot! You caught the perfect moment! Love it!

28 Jan 2009 5:33pm

DenisSm from Prague, Czech Republic

very nice and smart picture...i like so much this street photos....i just wish to get days of time just to walk streets....

28 Jan 2009 9:35pm

JTF from Zaanstad, Netherlands

Very funny shot, just taken at the right moment..

28 Jan 2009 10:19pm

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

These must be amongst my favourites from you Hugo...they show a great warmth combined with a lovely sense of humour!

28 Jan 2009 11:05pm

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

Terrific humor and beautiful color and clarity ...

28 Jan 2009 11:41pm

Gonzata from Santiago, Chile

:) very nice shot !!!!!!!

29 Jan 2009 3:23am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Oh this just make me laugh and smile and think what an amazing eye you have! Indeed, a yawn in infectious, even from a billboard! Incredible shot Hugo!!!

29 Jan 2009 3:40am

Rags from Plano, United States

amazing catch!

29 Jan 2009 6:27am

drum from carcavelos, Portugal

great moment
thanks for sharing

29 Jan 2009 9:41pm

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Ha ha! That's so perfect.

30 Jan 2009 8:32pm

Rachel from Charleville-Mézières, France

Superbe coïncidence qu'il fallait saisir.
Belle prise de vue.

1 Feb 2009 9:08am

Ian from A nice, tranquil leafy place, United Kingdom

Man, that's a fantastic shot - great anticipation, wonderfully captured.

2 Feb 2009 3:52pm

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

Simply stunning street photography. You're obviously so on-the-ball to have caught this. Great timing and showing a great sense of humour too. Love it.

20 Mar 2009 3:20pm

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