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this christmas...

Posted by
hugo poon (hong kong, Hong Kong) on 27 December 2013 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

"What do you think m8?"
"Hmmm... this 'Christmas' is wonderful!"

(Christmas night, Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)

"the sea of x'mas shoppers"

FUJIFILM X-E1 1/60 second F/2.8 ISO 500 53 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...

Dexter Chee from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What a "wonderful" Xmas... Must be a joyful one. ;- )

27 Dec 2013 5:11am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I like how they incline their heads to be 'at one' with the display. We are so easily conditioned !

27 Dec 2013 6:24am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A billboard that is more than a little eye catching ! At least, these fellows think so. A cool capture.

27 Dec 2013 6:48am

David from Avranches, France

Superb composition, colour and lighting Hugo. Hope you had a great Christmas, all the best.

27 Dec 2013 7:41am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Love the wild shot. Very vibrant.

27 Dec 2013 8:49am

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

splendid... and sexy ;)

27 Dec 2013 9:57am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Got their attention, perhaps yours as well:)

27 Dec 2013 10:04am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Excellent shot, Hugo!

27 Dec 2013 10:51am

k@ from Paris, France

Bending with joy, I love the movement and interaction we can feel between boyz & girlz here in this festive complicity between mobile & immobile ! (I was on your Flick'r and forgot to come back here, sorry ;))

27 Dec 2013 12:02pm

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Excellent !

27 Dec 2013 12:22pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Lovely compo and colors. I like it

27 Dec 2013 1:50pm

jean pierre from paris, France

composition et couleurs superbes!! amitiés

27 Dec 2013 4:18pm

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

Globalisation homogenisation.
Wonderfully photographed Hugo

27 Dec 2013 6:13pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent scene! I like it! :) Have a nice weekend Hugo!

27 Dec 2013 6:43pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

This is a stunning scene! The contrast of the vivid colors with the silhouettes is just plain fantastic!

27 Dec 2013 11:56pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

hah, fitting and very well seen! Hope you holidays are going great Hugo!

28 Dec 2013 12:08am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic image! They are really checking it twice! I love it! A wonderful scene!

28 Dec 2013 1:25am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Superb exposure Hugo, it feels as though this festive poster is alive, and conversing with the little people at the front :-)
Hope you had a great Christmas!

28 Dec 2013 9:42am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well captured

29 Dec 2013 2:13pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

It's a wonderful capture of a scene on a street. Excellent composition.

30 Dec 2013 2:48pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Happy new year Hugo

31 Dec 2013 12:19pm

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

Best wishes for 2014!

31 Dec 2013 12:39pm

k@ from Paris, France

Haapy last hours of 2013 my dear Hugo & meet you soon in 14 ! :)

31 Dec 2013 12:42pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

:-)) !!

31 Dec 2013 5:19pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wishing you a wonderful New Years Eve Hugo and a Happy New Year

31 Dec 2013 5:32pm

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Hugo Poon by Ludovic Roudet

1/60 second
ISO 500
53 mm (35mm equiv.)