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good morning melbourne (II)

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 18 April 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

A little brighter yet the morning mist and mood are just as enchanting to me... viewing the image is bringing back again the beautiful day that followed!:-) The Larger Version: http://www.pbase.com/hpicckcy/image/111426797

6:30 a.m., The Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne

This is a series of holiday snaps when I was recently on vacation in Melbourne, an amazing city of wonderful heritage, beautiful gardens and countryside...

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR 1/26 second F/3.9 ISO 100 11 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...

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

A nice variation on yesterday's picture Hugo! Though I must confess I prefer this in color:)

18 Apr 2009 5:59am

k@ from Paris, France

Gives another vision and that's really interesting. You would not have mentionned, I'd never have guessed this is Melbourne ! An air of italian or Eastern countries... The sequel ! The sequel !! ;/ A cool week-end to you, my dear*

18 Apr 2009 6:51am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Excellent. Hugo, the b/w also shows very well the first moments of your contemplation of the city. I'm sure you were very excited in the begginnig of the trip :)

18 Apr 2009 7:08am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Melbourne se réveille! Excellente image N&B!

18 Apr 2009 8:28am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Always nice to see the holiday photos and reminisce. Looks (obviously) totally different in the day, I did prefer yesterdays

18 Apr 2009 9:19am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

a very nice proposition in mono ! I love the mysterious mood ! excellent my dear ! have a nice day

18 Apr 2009 10:23am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Beautiful tonal range in this shot Hugo! No detail is lost in this black and white shot and one can feel the hum of the city. Beautiful shot.

18 Apr 2009 12:37pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

It look different, and I thought that the other shot had the magic factor (pre dawn)

19 Apr 2009 12:18am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is beautiful. The one from yesterday has the edge though.

19 Apr 2009 7:48am

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR
1/26 second
F/3.9
ISO 100
11 mm

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