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hong kong skyline (II)

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 8 June 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Tsim Sha Tsui & West Kowloon, Hong Kong

PS. I'm afraid I'll be "absent" for a couple of days - some urgent business has just come up... Catch you later!:-)

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR 10/13 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...

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Simply wonderful Hugo! The rays shooting up in the night sky are lovely:)

8 Jun 2009 6:27am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

very atmospheric composition and light Hugo. Well done!

8 Jun 2009 6:57am

k@ from Paris, France

The darkness is delicious and the lighting as a delicate private fireworks - love the rainbow of colors concentrated in an corner of the photo !

8 Jun 2009 7:09am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Splendide!!! Très belle composition!

8 Jun 2009 10:28am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

great composition ! beautiful spotlights in the sky !

8 Jun 2009 11:44am

MARIANA from waterloo, Canada

STUNNING night shot !

8 Jun 2009 1:26pm

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

This is the kind of shot I wouldn't even attempt without my trusty tripod, and the result would probably be dull. You've managed to pull it off with aplomb Hugo. Very nicely done.

8 Jun 2009 3:21pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Superb night shot

8 Jun 2009 3:45pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

A unique vantage point - its like the rest of the skyline we're used to seeing has vanished? Nicely done Hugo!

8 Jun 2009 7:35pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Yes, this is gorgeous. Love the harbor, love the lights.

8 Jun 2009 10:03pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

The lights are fabulous!

8 Jun 2009 10:20pm

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Fantastic beans of light shining high into the sky. Another superb night time cityscape.

9 Jun 2009 6:56am

John Leech from Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom

Two nice shots. I like the shear drama of yesterday's black and white - the contrast between your location and where I live in a small stone built town dating back 100 years. And now this more expansive shot with bold framing. Very effective.

9 Jun 2009 7:46am

Nicolas from Paris, France

Very great shot, I like the large dark area and the very vivid colors.

9 Jun 2009 7:57am

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

Super shot!

12 Jun 2009 12:24pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

beautiful subtleties of light here!! lovely!!

12 Jun 2009 6:13pm

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR
10/13 second
F/3.3
ISO 100
7 mm

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