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moon and trees...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 11 February 2009 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

Before the sun set, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

A series of three.

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR 1/56 second F/4.6 ISO 100 22 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...

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Your composition is just stunning, Hugo! The trees try to hold the moon up for as long as possible...Beautiful black and white tones.

11 Feb 2009 5:10am

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Like an abstract egg sitting in its infinite nest. A beautiful silhouette, Hugo. Very different and deeply compelling.

11 Feb 2009 5:32am

Lunamania from Oakland, United States

Wonderful composition and nice b&W.

11 Feb 2009 7:23am

k@ from Paris, France

Out of a mysterious fairy tale, Hugo ! Great beginning of 3 - also makes me remind of Caspar David Friedrich highly romantic paintings.
That deep grey is terrific !

11 Feb 2009 9:13am

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

Reminds me of an Asian woodblock print, Hugo ... beautifully composed to suggest tranquility and balance ... as is always the case, the tonal quality of your image is superb ... ron

11 Feb 2009 2:53pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

So nice ! I love these kind of shots !

11 Feb 2009 5:37pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful departure from your street scenes which I love. The composition, with the moon so carefully placed, is fabulous. A great sight indeed.

11 Feb 2009 6:55pm

Ian from A nice, tranquil leafy place, United Kingdom

Lovely composition, with the moon so precisely located in the circle of those branches. A real sense of the night creeping into/over the landscape. A very nice shot!

11 Feb 2009 7:29pm

JTF from Zaanstad, Netherlands

lovely, and I like the B&W here, good choice..

11 Feb 2009 7:59pm

Shirin Moosavi from Tehran, Iran

A wooden frame for the moon. Beautiful :)

11 Feb 2009 8:58pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

a good beginning ! I love the composition, the zen atmosphere ! nice shot !

11 Feb 2009 10:00pm

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Well, this is quite a change from the last few days! Could the composition be any better?!?! Not just the placement of the moon, but the way you've used to tree and the bushes. Just stunning.

11 Feb 2009 11:12pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

That's a lovely shot, and perfect in B&W. I too saw the moon Hugo, but it disappeared before I got my cam :(

11 Feb 2009 11:35pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautifil exquisite silhouette. The branches and the moon combined look like an oriental drawing.

11 Feb 2009 11:55pm

Paolo from Udine, Italy

great composition, it looks like an old chinese watercolour painting

14 Feb 2009 10:55pm

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR
1/56 second
F/4.6
ISO 100
22 mm

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