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"glorious fast food"

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 20 August 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Ladder Street is a street consisting entirely of (1000+)"steps"... And at the top of the "ladder" is this glorious fast food!:-)

the Larger view

"Colours of the Street" (ii)

While I do admire b&w works... interestingly the "colours" on the street just keep fascinating me.:-)

Ladder Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM FinePix X100 1/30 second F/2.8 ISO 1250 23 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...

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Somehow the climb became more miserable : ] best…jf

20 Aug 2011 5:10am

@ordinaryimages: Trust me, local people really enjoy this!

k@ from Paris, France

Very interesting to see each country street art, yours is so different than ours (or the contrary ;) and i love that drawing along with the muted lights here in your fab compo that offers such a rich palette of colors, it's so full of details for the eyes and the fast food joined to the fast bus passing by in the extreme right side of the frame is the burger on top of the cake ;) Have a nice pause my dear*

20 Aug 2011 5:52am

@k@: Glad you like this too k@! Not only was I attracted by the drawing but I also felt a strong urge to document this local shop - buildings and original shops in the locality are being replaced by highend ones in an amazing pace! You too have a lovely break!:-)

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

A feast for the eye, Hugo. This looks great, and the larger one looks better. What a fantastic combination of colors and lights in this image! Fantastic job. Have a great weekend.

20 Aug 2011 8:36am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

The place looks filthy - not sure if I would eat there myself? But I trust your judgement, I'm sure the food goes down well :-) Nice capture. Have a nice weekend Hugo!

20 Aug 2011 8:53am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Interesting compo! Excellent shot! Have a great weekend Hugo!

20 Aug 2011 8:56am

Z from Shanghai, China

I guess this lovely little shop takes the best position for food business:) This shot has well-organized comprehensive components!

20 Aug 2011 9:06am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Looks like authorized graffiti !

20 Aug 2011 9:14am

Frida from Sweden

Am I right presuming this is "legal" street art? Well seen and captured!

20 Aug 2011 9:34am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

fabulous !!!

20 Aug 2011 10:55am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

j'ai bien vu qu'il mangeait ses nouilles à la chinoises vers son nez!!!
passe d'agréables moments et bisous

20 Aug 2011 11:18am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

The fast food is indeed glorious! Such a great catch and a superb find. Impeccable! Have a great weekend Hugo. Cheers!

20 Aug 2011 11:43am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great capture, Hugo. This street of 1000 steps is amazing - and an unexpected sight at the top of the ladder! Have a good weekend!

20 Aug 2011 12:58pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Hugo....I love your larger close ups! You can see all the details in the cement on the walls and the colors just pop out at you! very interesting spot!

20 Aug 2011 6:15pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Well it's good to know there are refreshments at the end of the climb. Well done Hugo.

20 Aug 2011 8:21pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Glorious fast food! That's great. I love the caricature. It does look pretty yummy!

21 Aug 2011 3:19am

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

lovely muted colors !
lovely diffuse light .. !

21 Aug 2011 1:42pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! so unique

21 Aug 2011 3:00pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like this well composed and colorful street scene. Great find, well done !

22 Aug 2011 7:37am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Wow, a fantastic document!

22 Aug 2011 9:00am

Dokmateo from Spain

Wow great find of this tones and colors.

22 Aug 2011 11:33pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine reward for the climb. Is this a noodle shop, Hugo? A beautiful shot.

23 Aug 2011 12:01am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

The first thing I responded to was the fascinating, muted yet bright unusual and very soothing mood in this fabulous image Hugo!! I love it!

23 Aug 2011 5:14am

Olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Great shot, like the compo ! Great eyes, as always !

23 Aug 2011 11:26am

1/30 second
ISO 1250
23 mm