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Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 10 September 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

"This somehow looks silly to me... Happy ST!:-)"

The Larger view

Saxon Tower, Cheung Sun Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/140 second F/4.5 ISO 200 96 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...

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Funny !

10 Sep 2013 5:55am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France


10 Sep 2013 7:11am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

The rest of his band must look pretty good, they'd be a big hit at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo - the Barking Brigade of the Doggy Dragoon Guards!!

10 Sep 2013 7:21am

@Curly: But I'm afraid he has been left alone here...:-(

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

somehow it does, you´re absolutely right... :D

10 Sep 2013 9:01am

David from Avranches, France

Superb shot Hugo, Ive know idea what is happening but I like it.

10 Sep 2013 9:10am

@David: Exactly! Happy ST!:-)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Well, I suppose he is kinda Anglo as well as Saxon but why the dog ? . . how odd.

10 Sep 2013 9:56am

@Ronnie 2¢: Great minds think alike... ha ha!:-) Happy ST!

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

;-) well done !

10 Sep 2013 10:37am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

He looks like an old drill instructor I had in the army:)

10 Sep 2013 11:34am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Definitely silly! Also, very cool! Great find, Hugo.

10 Sep 2013 3:42pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

He looks like he is keeping guard of something. Especially with all those lights! Happy ST!

10 Sep 2013 6:16pm

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning framing and superb shadows.

11 Sep 2013 4:51am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Original image, very surprising! Fantastic

11 Sep 2013 6:28am

k@ from Paris, France

Wow, light & frame are exceptional typically for that quite weird subject ! You turned it into a whole scene, theatratical one, and the geometry of the lines & shadows work so well. I'm fond of that almond green too, bravo !

11 Sep 2013 9:15am

Abena from Illinois, United States

Gorgeous framing of that Hugo! The image is amusing in a really good way...I like!

12 Sep 2013 3:54am

jean pierre from paris, France

image extra!!! lumière superbe!! amitiés

12 Sep 2013 9:19am

1/140 second
ISO 200
96 mm (35mm equiv.)