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"who says it's difficult to 'catch' a taxi in hk!"

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 16 July 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Happy ST!:-)

And the "night game"

Old Peak Road, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/27 second F/2.8 ISO 1600 41 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...

k@ from Paris, France

What a dive ! Love the yellowish hue along with the exceptional & unexpected as well red cars, seem toys you have here (cabs ? oh yes, the title !) and the intertwined roads from this vertiginous vantage point is a cracker for sure ! Arrow and signs on the roads are gems too - one of your (numerous) grand images, my dear Hugo !

16 Jul 2013 5:04am

@k@: Every time I watch this, I'll be reminded of the silly (crazy) thing I did to get this handheld shot... my heart is still shivering!:-)

Hans ter Horst from Dippach, Luxembourg

Great shot! What an amazing viewpoint!

16 Jul 2013 5:07am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Fantastic ! When I was a child I enjoyed a lot building ways for my little cars with a lot of inextricable curl crossing the some by top the others.
That said, I admire the top quality of your picture, the perfect lighting of the scene.
The tiny red and white cars are absolutely irresistible !

16 Jul 2013 5:54am

@Gérard Beullac: Irresistible... absolutely! Happy ST!:-)

Helodie from AVRANCHES, France

Stunning view ! And beautiful light.

16 Jul 2013 8:19am

Damien from Plérin, France

Extra. it seems so small. Like a game for children.

16 Jul 2013 8:28am

David from Avranches, France

Superb shot hugo poon. You have an amazing potfolio, and Im a very big fan of your work. Have a great day.

16 Jul 2013 8:30am

@David: Thanks for stopping by and leaving such wonderful words!:-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent capture Hugo! The city of Hong-Kong is not in lack of taxi!:)) Have a great day!

16 Jul 2013 8:37am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Fantastic, what a stunner!
This looks more and more like a board game as I look at it, or perhaps a version of "Crazy Taxi", perhaps it's the flat downward view which promotes these feelings - I've thrown a six, do I get another turn?

16 Jul 2013 8:37am

@Curly: "Crazy Taxi"!!!:-)

Olivier P from toulouse, France

What a catch !!!Love it so much ! well done !

16 Jul 2013 9:09am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

It is like toy cars! I love it Hugo Happy ST

16 Jul 2013 9:10am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Effectivement on ne voit qu'eux :) Superbe. Happy ST.

16 Jul 2013 9:50am

jean pierre from paris, France

magnifique prise nocturne!!! amitiés

16 Jul 2013 12:01pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

:-) Great shot and very funny! Have a good one Hugo!

16 Jul 2013 12:48pm

k@ from Paris, France

Now I get frightened in retrospect.....

16 Jul 2013 4:15pm

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

A wonderful circuit of racing cars for the children!

16 Jul 2013 5:55pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Not silly at all ... it's a really magnificent night shot !!! The lighting and tones are fabulous and the title... funny

16 Jul 2013 8:07pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Vertigo! Great capture.

16 Jul 2013 8:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! That is absolutely amazing! The light and the color is just gorgeous. Fantastic image!

17 Jul 2013 1:01am

Abena from Illinois, United States

Haha I guess with so many we're spoiled for choice :) I love the meandering of the roads and your super real pov, makes me feel like you were hanging over a balcony way up where to get this shot! And it kind of looks like a perfect little doll house, once again I love your light management!

17 Jul 2013 4:28am

shooter from United Kingdom

Brilliant composition

17 Jul 2013 8:30am

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressante ces routes

17 Jul 2013 11:44am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

ha ha.. so many.. excellent perspective.

17 Jul 2013 11:59am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Stunning! Nice capture...good title!

17 Jul 2013 1:21pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

superb shot, well seen.

17 Jul 2013 2:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, you caught quite a group of them all at once! I enjoy your view from the perch you found.

17 Jul 2013 10:28pm

Amerlina from Tehran, Iran

hah! nice view of hong kong! :D

18 Jul 2013 2:42am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

incredible shot

18 Jul 2013 1:03pm

larans from Lund, Sweden

Wonderful, I just love it!

19 Jul 2013 6:00am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Superb point of view and framing; Like it !

19 Jul 2013 6:38pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

This is a fantastic image, specially when related to the title. Amazing vertical view and as always a wonderful capture of the night lights.

19 Jul 2013 6:48pm

Behzad from Sh, Iran


20 Jul 2013 7:55pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

j'adore !

20 Jul 2013 9:27pm

Laurent from not far from Lyon, France

great composition and light. Very well made

22 Jul 2013 6:38pm

Ellebasi from HOFSTADE, Belgium

superbe et vu d'en haut comme un jouet; un circuit d'enfant

30 Aug 2013 10:56pm

1/27 second
ISO 1600
41 mm (35mm equiv.)