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10:06 pm pak sha road

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 1 October 2011 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

It's late and I had to go... As I was leaving, I looked back and was captivated once again by this colourful street corner!

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Pak Sha Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

An atmospheric side street in this busy shopping district that I've been trying to photograph. However, don't know why, can't remember getting shots I really like until this night... BTW, my friend's "new camera" didn't let me down.:-)

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

The color of light on a Hugo Night. [still no EXIF ; ] best…jf

1 Oct 2011 5:42am

@ordinaryimages: I'm so charmed by yours today!:-)

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

This end of the road is even better. Great colours.

1 Oct 2011 5:47am

@António Pires: Yes, so glad that I did look back! Have a nice weekend!:-)

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Excellent night street view. Great light and colours

1 Oct 2011 7:37am

Z from Shanghai, China

The lights and details are so beautiful! It's always worth looking back:)

1 Oct 2011 10:35am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Feels like the last lights in Hong Kong!
Good to get a look back, don't worry he's still there on his chair. :-)

1 Oct 2011 10:48am

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Very interesting street. Excellent night photography. The lights are great. Two thumbs up.

1 Oct 2011 3:36pm

Victoria from Sweden

Very nice photo!

1 Oct 2011 3:50pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

je souris car j'ai compris la SPA pour les poissons,nous avons des SPA qui sont des refuges pour les chiens et chats!!!!

1 Oct 2011 4:08pm

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Great shot. Can't wait to hear about this new camera.....

1 Oct 2011 7:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine street scene

1 Oct 2011 11:19pm

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

I simply love this image :)

2 Oct 2011 12:03am

Sandy Weston from Maine, United States

I'm captivated too, by YOUR colorful street corner!!! Your use of light is so amazing Hugo!

2 Oct 2011 12:44am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

It really is a captivating image. Photographically and humanely. The richness of colors, lights and histories is fascinating, and your superb capture of it is a feast for the eyes. Besides, the seated people on the pavement and sidewalks gives a great atmosphere of humane contact in this neighborhood. Reminds me of my neighborhood 40 years ago in the hot summer nights. Now it is over. Thanks for sharing these images.

2 Oct 2011 7:15am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

very nice capturing
well done

2 Oct 2011 10:10am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

This is just amazing. I want to live where you do. I don't mean Hong Kong, but your Hong Kong. What a magical place.

2 Oct 2011 11:23am

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

I am wondering witch kind of place is the one with "bonjour" (it means "hello" in french) ?

2 Oct 2011 3:52pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A gorgeous image. GJC says it best. I, too, want to live in your Hong Kong.

2 Oct 2011 9:05pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Another cracking shot Hugo. I look forward to seeing these lights again soon.

2 Oct 2011 10:38pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

So much static energy in this . . makes me so conscious of the use of light.

3 Oct 2011 7:01am

klausz from Kufstein, Austria

wonderful night scenery with impressive ligth all around!

3 Oct 2011 12:16pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Love the night life you capture. The colours of the street, so many things to see, places to visit. Great shot always.

3 Oct 2011 1:12pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice night shot !

4 Oct 2011 4:23am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

The other side of previous one... i can see the man sitting on his chair... :-)
Great capture of light again.

4 Oct 2011 12:01pm

Serge from United States

As alwyas, I am amaze the way you capture the srteet' s life atmosphere, give a sense of balance. Any toys in your hand, will become a serious toys that always amaze me. Is this toy out in the market yet? :)

5 Oct 2011 4:11am

@Serge: Thanks for the wonderful warm words! They're great encouragement!:-)

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Your work with these night streets is absolutely outstanding Hugo...such clean color and shadow detail...wonderful exposure balance, wonderful depth and detail...simply outstanding!!

5 Oct 2011 7:12am

k@ from Paris, France

Bonjour means Hello in french so Bonjour, Hugo ! I love the quiet feel and the harmony in each elements, many of them and yet, yep, harmoniously dispatched, that's quite intriguing ! Hope you are fine & with not too heavy work on your shoulders. Take care*

5 Oct 2011 9:20am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

hello Hugo, I understand your passion for this kind of thing, it pulls me in as well

5 Oct 2011 9:47am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

Gorgeous light, impeccable colors, brilliant timing. Your street shots are a delight Hugo. Splendid picture once again! Cheers!

5 Oct 2011 2:57pm

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Good night shot. I like the people sitting on small chairs on the empty, it looks a bit weird (to me), but why not.

8 Oct 2011 7:40pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, just fantastic. There is an "ahh" feeling when you open this image. The light is exquisite!

9 Oct 2011 2:30am

Jany from COMPIEGNE, France

Une culture differente,dépaysement garanti...Superbe cette photo.

15 Oct 2011 7:43am