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"i am alone but happy..."

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 27 August 2013 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Have a happy Tuesday, silly or not!:-)

Mass Transit Railway, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/105 second F/3.5 ISO 800 87 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...

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

He looks happy, good capture!

27 Aug 2013 5:45am

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Nice shot !

27 Aug 2013 6:15am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Remarkably sharp with a lovely fall off in the dof, and a good fast speed at iso 800. Those little Fujis really perform!
Of course the strong basis and foundation lies within your own eye, which once again brings us the merrier sights of Hong Kong.

27 Aug 2013 7:34am

@Curly: Oh yes, the Fujis deserve much credit... I'm pretty happy with the shot especially cause it's taken on a moving train! Happy Tuesday Curly!

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Why be sad ! good expression

27 Aug 2013 8:25am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbe portrait, c'est vrai qu'il semble être heureux dans sa solitude!!! Happy ST.

27 Aug 2013 9:01am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nice portrait in its environement, well composed.

27 Aug 2013 9:17am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Happy ST Hugo, he has a wonderful happy soul.

27 Aug 2013 9:31am

@Kate: A rare happy soul to be encountered on a train!:-) Happy ST!

d.apskos from Orléans, France

Un instantané de rue comme je les aime...
Bon travail, bravo.

27 Aug 2013 10:10am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

On his way home to his lovely wife and family:)

27 Aug 2013 11:24am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

We should all be like this I think. Nice shot.

27 Aug 2013 12:49pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

So full of humanity this portrait. Bravo Hugo.

27 Aug 2013 1:57pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent quality

27 Aug 2013 2:14pm

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

Interesting scene of daily life (and struggle). the clarity is very good in spite of it being taken in that environment. Good composition too.

27 Aug 2013 3:19pm

Olivier P from toulouse, France

Love this catch !!!Great shot ! well done !

27 Aug 2013 3:26pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent scene! He seems very happy!:) Great framing! Have a good week Hugo!

27 Aug 2013 4:19pm

véronique cherpantier from potenza, Italy

enjoy the life ! ;)

27 Aug 2013 5:05pm

David from Avranches, France

Superb shot of life Hugo. Well shot Inside a moving train.

27 Aug 2013 7:17pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Very happy and genuine portrait!

27 Aug 2013 8:41pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I love his smile. Made me happy! A wonderful image! Happy Happy ST!

28 Aug 2013 12:43am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh ça me fait penser au stripteaseuse

28 Aug 2013 6:13am

k@ from Paris, France

He holds the red so tight, red of his generous heart - and yours ! Smiling & contagious !

28 Aug 2013 7:00am

@k@: Holding tight to whatever happiness one has found!:-)

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Happiness here ... i like Hugo !

28 Aug 2013 3:44pm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

Wow, 800 iso lookin' surprisingly sharp, Hugo

28 Aug 2013 5:38pm

Alex from Brisbane, Australia

Superb catch. Well seen :-)

29 Aug 2013 1:56am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The best mass transit I've ever been on. A wonderful image, Hugo!

29 Aug 2013 2:01am

Dom from Beijing, China

Great capture of a genuine moment of happiness on the MTR. Your caption is spot on too and the same mindset I have when taking photos.

29 Aug 2013 10:00am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

A wonderful expression you have captured Hugo, and a perfect title to go with this fabulous image!

31 Aug 2013 2:59am

shooter from United Kingdom

Hugo I love this

6 Sep 2013 10:09am

FUJIFILM X-E1
1/105 second
F/3.5
ISO 800
87 mm (35mm equiv.)

x-e1
55-200mm
solitude
mtr
happiness