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"wellcome" "late night tram"

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 27 March 2013 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Another long night, yet a lovely night scene like this is quite a reward... Just hope you enjoy the mood as much as I do.:-)

A few more glimpses of:

"the tram road by night (i)"

"the tram road by night (ii)"

Johnston Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/52 second F/2.8 ISO 2500 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 France

I like the person looking the scene at the window on the left

27 Mar 2013 5:24am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

The street has become quiet at this time, we can enjoy much better the language of the city.

27 Mar 2013 6:45am

k@ from Paris, France

I like the rails, the perspective offered here, i can hear this image, also its silence at that late hour when so few people are out (but Hugo always, with his Fuji in the pocket, ready to.... Click ! And this too, I can hear it). Atmosphere is so pregnant here... and the guy up there at his window is another focus to echo yours !

27 Mar 2013 7:12am

@k@: Yes, so beautifully silent except the sounds of the trams - "ding ding" - the double bell ring trams use to warn pedestrians of their approach... Oh regarding the guy, I had a feeling that he's actually watching that crazy guy standing at the mid of the tram lane.:-) Have a nice day k@!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Karine/k@ has said it all for me and I was going to add the significance of the figure top-left . . but she said that, too, and better than I could !

27 Mar 2013 8:06am

@Ronnie 2¢: He must be pretty disappointed that I wasn't run over by the tram!:-)))

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Once again you display very good use of light in your night images. Well done.

27 Mar 2013 9:06am

shooter from United Kingdom

Beautiful shot Hugo

27 Mar 2013 9:38am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

I feel like I am there walking along the street in wonder - magnificent image Hugo!

27 Mar 2013 9:48am

jean pierre from paris, France

encore une belle nocturne!! amitié

27 Mar 2013 10:41am

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

I love the lights of this pic Hugo !

27 Mar 2013 11:10am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Your low light stuff is great makes me jealous LOL!

27 Mar 2013 11:34am

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Excellent viewpoint, and, as always, great street atmosphere ! Bravo

27 Mar 2013 11:36am

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

All three pictures are fantastic! Yes, the mood is great and your picture translate that very well.

27 Mar 2013 11:54am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

The atmospheric photo draws me in and I find it difficult to pull back to reality of a cold gray morning in Devon. Your photos are magical Hugo 5* (this one is one of my favourites)

27 Mar 2013 11:59am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Wonderful mood to this one Hugo! And such a brave fool you are :-)

27 Mar 2013 1:31pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

You always make tremendous night pictures !

27 Mar 2013 2:24pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

The perspective is beautiful. I seem to believe this was on of those late nights you were walking around with the camera and were able to catch that stunning almost quiet feel in your image that I like a lot ! Perfect title !

27 Mar 2013 2:53pm

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

wonderful perspective and mood here - so i can clearly say "yes"!!! i enjoy it as much as you do... ;)

27 Mar 2013 3:06pm

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Gorgeous night shot, Hugo! Amazing clarity.

27 Mar 2013 4:08pm

bet365bonus from Albania

Fantastic shot. Great work. BRAVO

27 Mar 2013 4:08pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent framing and light, superb night scene, Hugo!

27 Mar 2013 6:39pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

very atmospheric!

27 Mar 2013 7:38pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

I love how you have captured this night scene. The more tranquil atmosphere when the activity subsides has been splendidly rendered. Superb mood, compo and colors.

27 Mar 2013 7:41pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A wonderful late night mood. Great shot.

28 Mar 2013 2:11am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent shot

28 Mar 2013 7:23am

Sylvie Fondacci from Paris, France

I took the tram at this right place when I was in HKG. Nice night capture !

28 Mar 2013 9:44pm

larans from Lund, Sweden

I really like all your latest night photos, all brilliant and always so interesting to lookat and finding out the story they always tells. (Sorry for not having had the time to comment as often as I would have wanted to.)

29 Mar 2013 7:16am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Stunning perspective, tones, and light.

29 Mar 2013 7:39am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Like the perspective and the depth here. And the different touches of red at different points of the scene.

29 Mar 2013 5:21pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Excellent perspective! careful not to crush you ;-))

29 Mar 2013 6:19pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Very good night time shot. Wonderful clarity

29 Mar 2013 10:46pm

Basile Pesso from Between, Spain

Superb POV and framing.

4 Apr 2013 9:29pm

FUJIFILM X-E1
1/52 second
F/2.8
ISO 2500
53 mm (35mm equiv.)

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tram
lights
friday-night
vanishing