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an evening to remember...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 13 September 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

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Rooftop of Lebua, Bangkok

"acquaintance" ... It's great meeting you, KM!:-)

From my recent business trip to Bangkok in August.

FUJIFILM X-Pro1 1/52 second F/2.8 ISO 1600 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...

Valérie Simonnet from paris, France

Quelle séduction......

13 Sep 2012 5:19am

Céline from New York, United States

Nice composition and bokeh!

13 Sep 2012 5:35am

larans from Lund, Sweden

Wonderful compo and just the straight plane of focus. Makes me think "don´t look back". Well seen and captured.

13 Sep 2012 6:03am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

what a beautiful mood ! intimacy, contemplation...I love the bokeh on the lights of the city in the DOF ! excellent compositon and frame, Hugo ! Have a nice day !

13 Sep 2012 6:05am

maurizio jaya costantino from Trieste, Italy

You make a big deal with this trip, Hugo. And we too with this image.
This is love (modest opinion but true feeling!)
(Sorry, I profit: what "bokeh" means! :-)

13 Sep 2012 6:28am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

I like your composition of the lady's head facing the light (s)

13 Sep 2012 6:30am

k@ from Paris, France

She's beautiful, one can feel that, the way she stands, so sensuous and at ease, a beauty the way you framed her, we feel so close to her shoulder, like in a romantic movie scene, i can feel a kiss nearby ;) The bubbles of light in the bokeh seems figurating all the eyes admiring her natural. Bravo, dear friend*

13 Sep 2012 6:49am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Great, romantic scene but where's her bo?:)

13 Sep 2012 7:42am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

This is an exceptional picture in which we are in a close company with this person for sharing some special moment at the view of the large city in the fall.
Well seen, extremely well done.

13 Sep 2012 7:43am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot with just enough shadow detail to define her and her emotions, the bokeh is just fantastic at the back!

13 Sep 2012 7:47am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Wow! Excellent composition! Superb DOF, B/W and framing! Bravo! Have a nice day Hugo!

13 Sep 2012 8:49am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The intimate feeling brought by the shallow depth of field is absolutely wonderful. The out of focus city lights and the twilight are silhouetting the woman in a splendid way.

13 Sep 2012 8:57am

Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Superb emotion. Masterpiece.
Excellent deframing, focus and mood.
It's totally my style, as you know.

13 Sep 2012 10:50am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Amazing portrait ! Bravo !

13 Sep 2012 11:25am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Lovely shot Hugo!

13 Sep 2012 12:50pm

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

I feel the sense of her when she looked up to the city lights ...and I feel some cool wind in these scenes.
Yuor photo is very nostalgic for me ...i love this and remix it.

13 Sep 2012 2:14pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I like your composition Hugo...!

13 Sep 2012 2:44pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Fantastic lovely portrait. Well done. Have a nice day !!

13 Sep 2012 4:14pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A gorgeous image with that lovely silhouette.

13 Sep 2012 4:22pm

huri from tehran, Iran

oh it is so sad!

good in this sadness job!
i like it

13 Sep 2012 4:44pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Tremendously powerful and beautiful.

13 Sep 2012 5:32pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very fine capture

13 Sep 2012 6:14pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great mood again Hugo !

13 Sep 2012 6:14pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Very romantic with the strings of pearls glistening

13 Sep 2012 9:18pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

An unforgettable image Hugo...such an atmosphere of wonder & a mood that comes with being in a place that is high up above with all the life that lies down below...away from it all yet a part of it...the lovely, graceful silhouette of the woman is provocative, mysterious & promising...surely a person that cares for the finer things that can be perceived only in solitude! Brilliant image my friend!

14 Sep 2012 5:51am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

I like very much this composition. The woman looking expresses a feeling of melancholy (for me)

14 Sep 2012 5:54am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Full of nostalgia, a lost film scene almost

14 Sep 2012 8:10am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

The mystery of a face imagined. best…jf

14 Sep 2012 6:39pm

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

So cinematic ... What an atmosphere! Formidable, Hugo! :)

15 Sep 2012 8:07am

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

I like the mood here, a real intensity with the b&w, maybe it is missing some more city in the background

16 Sep 2012 6:57am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

You have the wonderful ability to incapsulate the wondrous and captivating mood of the city at night Hugo :^)

16 Sep 2012 2:16pm

Amerlina from Tehran, Iran

like the silence of this scene ^_^

18 Sep 2012 4:39am

shooter from United Kingdom

Superb and as always full of narrative

18 Sep 2012 3:20pm

1/52 second
ISO 1600
53 mm (35mm equiv.)