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fishing (and dancing) in the dark...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 3 September 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Yes, he's also singing and dancing all along...:-)

Hunghom Harbourfront, Kowloon, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR 1/8 second F/3.3 ISO 800 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...

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

This one is even better, great scene of this man enjoying his loneliness in front of the big city

3 Sep 2009 6:10am

Mathilde Collot from Dans l, France

The suggestion is quite attractive! Color intriguing shapes that can be guessed! a beautiful smile night!

3 Sep 2009 6:31am

k@ from Paris, France

Hugo, this mini serie is a gem of colors, lights (such a subtle exposure), the guy freed himself and goes ahead to the city of lights, i love it whole**

3 Sep 2009 6:57am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Great, great...and.... Great !!!
Wonderful shot !!!!!!!!!!!

3 Sep 2009 1:00pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Gorgeous ! Now when I know that he is singing and dancing I like this picture even more . Light and colors are the same charming as in previous shot !! Great series , Hugo !

3 Sep 2009 2:25pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Excellent! That's a perfect silhouette with the red light behind.

3 Sep 2009 4:04pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Next you will tell us he is a high powered corporate attorney reconnecting to his roots : ] best...jerry

3 Sep 2009 5:23pm

mo.langel from Switzerland

Excellent Hugo! Great shot and light is wonderful

3 Sep 2009 8:09pm

Andrew Gould from Australia

What a fabulously atmospheric image, Hugo! Wonderful combination of shadows and light!

4 Sep 2009 4:44am

elena from turin, Italy

Hi, I've found your blog and I stopped! I like your photo very much. I like this one in particular... it make me feel like I was there. I'll pass again from your blog, I've put your link in my blog. ...sorry but I do not speak a good english!

4 Sep 2009 9:19am

mohi from TEHRAN, Iran

I like the title

4 Sep 2009 1:02pm

Vink from Grasse, France

Very nice atmosphere !

4 Sep 2009 5:38pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Another great version! This is fantastic and you are king of the night shots. Bravo Hugo!

6 Sep 2009 2:20pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

the barbed wire really makes this photo -- beautifully captured Hugo, lovely!

8 Sep 2009 2:56am

FUJIFILM FinePix F200EXR
1/8 second
F/3.3
ISO 800
7 mm

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