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"laundry - hong kong style" (ii)

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

And another typical building of the 60's.

Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd 1/25 second F/4.1 ISO 400 14 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 wonderful composition...superb tone and sense of scale! We have very similar scenes in India, Hugo:)

8 Aug 2009 5:43am

k@ from Paris, France

O°h, I like this one even more (due to the character in the scene, obviously) : the lighting is wonderful at its window and the grey tonal range brings so much sad mood - yet he does not feel sad. We're all so much used to our daily life, aren't we ? I love this photo a lot, Hug0 !

8 Aug 2009 6:29am

@k@: He actually reminds me of the old days when we did not have (could not afford) the air-conditioner but we're just happy to be naked to the waist in the summer.:-))) Have a great weekend k@!

Putter from Brugge, Belgium

Reminds me of Italy... must be the laundry. :-) Very good one, great colors and a superb composition.

8 Aug 2009 8:04am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

A great shot !!! I love evrything !!!!!

8 Aug 2009 8:05am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

Even better than yesterday' shot, with the presence of the man in his window, beautiful atmosphere of everyday life, attractive tones of grey ! love this series very much Hugo !

8 Aug 2009 11:32am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great ! Seems you were standing there for some moments and new scene was coming itself :)) Excellent framing . You make me curious about what is next , if iii exist :))

8 Aug 2009 1:29pm

Stu from Kyoto, Japan

Splended capture Hugo. Another priceless slice of everyday Hong Kong-style.

9 Aug 2009 4:13am

mo.langel from ., Switzerland

Great shot!!! Beautiful atmosphere and excellent composition!

9 Aug 2009 10:22am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

I really like this one. Only one window with laundry, and that window, too, with a man who seems to be regarding his laundry with the benevolence of a saint. Just a wonderful image.

9 Aug 2009 11:10am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fabulous shot, Hugo. You are so expert at capturing these slices of life. You are compiling a wonderful study of life in Hong Kong. Maybe you should think about a book.

10 Aug 2009 4:45pm

Mindy | f-stopMarin from United States

The last laundry image was fabulous. Laundry is always such an interesting photo subject. But the man in this one makes it.

15 Aug 2009 9:50pm

Momo from Montpellier, France

love this portrait Hugo...what we are...kind regards...

20 Aug 2009 4:55am

michelle from Paris, France

like the photo, Hugo !

6 Sep 2009 8:45am

FUJIFILM FinePix F100fd
1/25 second
F/4.1
ISO 400
14 mm

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