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time to go home...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 20 September 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, Hong Kong

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/34 second F/3.6 ISO 640 35 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

Outstanding ! Fanatstic shot Hugo !!

20 Sep 2013 5:22am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Between day and night, between dog and wolf, as we say by here.
Beautiful mood, enlightened by the reflections on the dark water.

20 Sep 2013 6:11am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Wonderful photo! Nicely composed with superb light and colour tones

20 Sep 2013 6:12am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Fabulous cinematic composition, I love your use of the reflections as a lead in, and the clean sky is such a good contrast to the busy building!
Are we looking towards the typhoon shelter, or are you shooting from it Hugo?

20 Sep 2013 6:47am

@Curly: Both, actually I was at the mid of the typhoon shelter... I guess I would post a couple more shots.:-) Thank you Curly!

David from Avranches, France

Superb lighting and colour through out this shot Hugo. Excellent work.

20 Sep 2013 6:56am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Gorgeous shot.

20 Sep 2013 7:02am

Damien from Plérin, France

Incredible mood and the fact that the reflections of the lights in the water are stronger than the real lights on the buildings.

20 Sep 2013 7:05am

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Superb image quality !

20 Sep 2013 7:27am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

Fantastic cityscape at night Hugo ! love the reflections of light and the contrast between the high buildings, modern life, and the little traditionnal boat ! Excellent work Hugo ! Have a nice day !

20 Sep 2013 7:30am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Une merveille avec ces couleurs, cette lumière sombre et ces reflets. Bonne journée. *****

20 Sep 2013 7:44am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

What return of colors and light! And the small red reflections are delicious!

20 Sep 2013 7:57am

CLODO from PESSAC, France

Good blue hour picture with the colorfull water reflections

20 Sep 2013 8:05am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wooooow !
interersting shot

20 Sep 2013 8:09am

Olivier P from toulouse, France

No more words to say how incredible is your talent !!!!!
When i grow up... I Would like to be Hugo Poon !!! :-)

20 Sep 2013 8:15am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Huge DR adds great richness to the scene. Wonderful capture, Hugo!

20 Sep 2013 8:56am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful night capture! The reflections of the lights in the bay are magnificent! Have a great weekend Hugo!

20 Sep 2013 9:23am

Joëlle from France

Wow !... amazing shot congrulations !

20 Sep 2013 9:33am

k@ from Paris, France

This boat will have to learn how to fly to escape from the upper part ;) Very nice one ! (I stay so much stuck on the previous one, I admit ;) Gave a superb end of week in those glittering superb lights, Hugo*

20 Sep 2013 9:51am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Love the rather ominous presence you have caught in the buildings here . . a strong silent image.

20 Sep 2013 10:00am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Super colors and reflections, your low light shots are super

20 Sep 2013 12:12pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Great night city mood with the boat Hugo !

20 Sep 2013 6:03pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Small boat against huge buildings, a David and Goliath scenery.

20 Sep 2013 6:13pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


20 Sep 2013 10:28pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

A magnificent backdrop of high rise buildings with an intense light to silhouette the real attention grabbing subject, the small boat. What a great scene captured!

20 Sep 2013 11:28pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous image! The little boat going home to the enormous city. I love the colors, especially the light on the water.

20 Sep 2013 11:44pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely light on the water as that sampan skitters across it like a water spider. Gorgeous work, Hugo.

20 Sep 2013 11:45pm

LAngevine from Angers, France

j'aime bien ces couleurs à l'eau

21 Sep 2013 1:04pm

jean pierre from paris, France

une très belle composition nocturne avec des couleurs et des reflets somptueux!! amitiés

22 Sep 2013 8:08am

Abena from Illinois, Afghanistan

This is so beautiful Hugo, especially that flawlessly beautiful water! I love this...!

23 Sep 2013 4:44am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

A beautiful light for this hour in the town!

24 Sep 2013 8:48am

shooter from United Kingdom

The water is devine

26 Sep 2013 10:51pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Cityscape & urban by Anna Cherer

Cityscape by Tede

1/34 second
ISO 640
35 mm (35mm equiv.)