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"sunday afternoon"

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 1 September 2013 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

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Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/85 second F/3.5 ISO 400 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...

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Wonder how much it costs to rent a chair like that - although, with my luck, it would rain !

1 Sep 2013 5:43am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

With this chair, the villain made the good choice for having great views at the perfect height !

1 Sep 2013 7:30am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Lay back and appreciate the view :-)
Why not, the week's work is surely over.
Have a great weekend Hugo.

1 Sep 2013 9:01am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Absolute relax, fantastic!

1 Sep 2013 9:13am

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Nice meeting

1 Sep 2013 9:46am

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

"Don't work too much" ... well catched !

1 Sep 2013 10:57am

elena from Turin, Italy

Hi Hugo, great compo... as usual

1 Sep 2013 11:09am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful documentary shot. The contrast of the two persons is so impressive. Different generations, different ways of lives.

1 Sep 2013 2:05pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

what an incredible shpt

1 Sep 2013 2:41pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

I have exactly the same Ikea chairs at home. They are very comfortable :-)

1 Sep 2013 2:51pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent street scene! Superb framing! Have a great week Hugo!

1 Sep 2013 4:57pm

David from Avranches, France

Sit back, relax and Watch the world go by in a hurry. Great shot Hugo.

1 Sep 2013 7:52pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I love it! He is just oblivious to the world around him! Looks totally relaxed in the crowd. A wonderful street scene!

1 Sep 2013 11:01pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

If he needs a helper, I'm available. A great shot of this man and the mobile scenery he's enjoying.

2 Sep 2013 3:06am

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

Great shot. Love the movement and interacting

2 Sep 2013 3:48am

jean pierre from paris, France

Relax "Max"!! amitiés

2 Sep 2013 6:55am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

He is still amongst the busy afternoon rush! I want to be him.

2 Sep 2013 9:58am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh cool celui-là

2 Sep 2013 1:48pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

She is very curvy! Lovely shot Hugo!

2 Sep 2013 4:42pm

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

We call it: Dolce far niente" in Italy (Sweet doing anything) but I see that it's popular in China too! (:-)

2 Sep 2013 7:20pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Such a perfectly composed always, wonderfully seen Hugo!! I love his cool expression!

3 Sep 2013 5:42am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great catch!!! ;)

3 Sep 2013 12:17pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

I love how he can be so relaxed in the middle of the crowd ! Great street scene.

3 Sep 2013 4:20pm

véronique cherpantier from potenza, Italy

hummm que regarde t-il ? savoureuse scène de rue, j'aime beaucoup ;)

3 Sep 2013 6:56pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

What a wonderful contrast among the relaxation of the man in the middle of all the people in motion! Fantastic image Hugo!

3 Sep 2013 8:11pm

Damien from Plérin, France

Excellent street photo. LifeS.

3 Sep 2013 9:13pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice view, good timing:)

4 Sep 2013 11:57am

k@ from Paris, France

So many eyes, yours first, vividly present here ! Clever and witty as I can feel you !

5 Sep 2013 11:43am

1/85 second
ISO 400
87 mm (35mm equiv.)