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"to see: to be seen" ... (i/iii)

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 15 May 2012 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Self-portrait of Anothermountainman (Stanley Wong).

Pao Galleries, Arts Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong

At the opening ceremony of a recent photo show, "to see: to be seen", curated by Anothermountainman.

FUJIFILM X-Pro1 1/56 second F/1.8 ISO 800 53 mm (35mm equiv.)

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...

larans from Lund, Sweden

Well seen :-) and captured. An interesting and wonderful shot. The composition is perfect here and the tone odf color makes a special mood so well corresponding to the self-portrait..of Stanley Wong.

15 May 2012 5:27am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Stanley Wong Ping-Pui ? . . Moleskine magic.

15 May 2012 6:04am

@Ronnie 2¢: Bingo!:-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

The picture is intriguing. I love how the watching person is perfectly in place in the space left between the picture and the right side of your's.
I love this blue coloured ambiance, too.

15 May 2012 6:27am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

Now this is a ridiculously amazing shot. Fantastic stuff Hugo. There's a head missing in the picture and here this head is all so prominent. Great timing and observation. Sorry I've not been able to drop by on your blog - life's taken a different turn :( Hope all good with you. Cheers!

15 May 2012 7:32am

@Nitin: Love how you read the image! Take care my friend! Cheers!

yz from Budapest, Hungary

fantastic capture

15 May 2012 7:58am

Rupesh from kudal, India

‘’ Just fantastic!.....’’

15 May 2012 8:08am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! very beauty shot
well done
Have a lovely day :)

15 May 2012 8:31am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

very stylish Hugo. I love it!

15 May 2012 9:28am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice one you had good perspective.

15 May 2012 9:32am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Hugo, I saw this series on your Flickr account - what can I say, you've captured the exhibition better than the artists themselves. Your combination of viewer and art is simply perfect in every way. Well done my friend!

15 May 2012 10:36am

@Ian Smith: :-)))

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Like always, your framing and timing is impeccable Hugo! I love the narrow cropping to match the subject matter too... brilliant work :^)

15 May 2012 10:43am

Z from Shanghai, China

very interesting framing! great one, Hugo

15 May 2012 12:16pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Waou great game in a not really b&w :-)

15 May 2012 4:55pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Superb composition and framing !!
Excellent idea,
Have a lovely day & Good luck.
.

15 May 2012 7:24pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Very interesting portrait.

15 May 2012 9:00pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

love that hat:))

15 May 2012 11:56pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I love the hat on this smartly dressed woman. What a perfect image!

16 May 2012 2:16am

Punit from Pune, India

Masterful composition, Hugo! Clicked at a perfect time.

16 May 2012 4:18am

k@ from Paris, France

She offers her head & hat to the body on the wall - i like this "marriage" a lot !

16 May 2012 5:57am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Brilliant frame and brilliant exposure, Hugo! A fantastic work.

16 May 2012 7:39am

missparis from PARIS, France

EXTRA !!!

16 May 2012 7:56am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Hello, Hugo, how are you? Too many days travelling. Now i'm back.
Fatastic composition and use of DOF

16 May 2012 6:25pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Your talent to compose really shows.

16 May 2012 7:31pm

shooter from United Kingdom

quirky but I like it.

16 May 2012 10:34pm

Olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Great,Great,Great catch !!! Love your shot !!!! So beautiful ! Well done !

17 May 2012 3:33pm

Frida from Sweden

Very well seen and captured!

17 May 2012 9:50pm

MX from Melbourne, Australia

a masterpiece captured in the right place at the right time ... the composition and colors are extraordinary

17 May 2012 11:02pm

FUJIFILM X-Pro1
1/56 second
F/1.8
ISO 800
53 mm (35mm equiv.)

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