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Hong Kong

PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:11 pm
by cujo
I went to Hong Kong for 2 weeks in January. Here are some photos from my holiday. All comments are welcome. Click on a photo to see them in a bigger size and for full EXIF information.

The Golden Bauhinia is the national flower for Hong Kong.
Golden Bauhinia by Cujo1976, on Flickr

Bruce Lee statue at the Avenue of Stars
Bruce Lee by Cujo1976, on Flickr

A view from the Hong Kong park.
DSC_0986 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

Before I went to Hong Kong I bought myself a gorillapod to take better night photos. These three photos were taken with the gorrilapod.

The same view as above but during night time.
DSC_1055 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

The side of the building is constantly changing colours. It took a few tries to get two different colours in the photo.
DSC_1058 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

On the way back to the ferry from IFC to the Central Piers.
DSC_1060 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

Not a very good photo but handheld during the Symphony of Light in Tsim Sha Tsui. It's worth going to watch this I think.
DSC_1244 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

After this I bought myself a tripod and here are some photos with the tripod.

A view from the parking lot from the Ocean terminal.
DSC_1971 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

Two views from the Peak. Unfortunately it started to rain when we went up there so the visibility is not great.
DSC_2009 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

DSC_2014 by Cujo1976, on Flickr

Thank you for having a look.

Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:54 am
by 4xxxx
Interesting set, #3 for me has the most contrast and natural colours, I like the building reflection in the water.


Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:07 am
by cujo
Hi 4xxxx,

Thanks for your comments. Photos 1 and 2 were in cloudy conditions, in photo 3 the weather was sunny. Also Hong Kong has a lot of smog which affects the visibility. Thank you for your comments.


Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:49 pm
by pierovera
Nice shots! I also liked the third one, and actually despite the conditions, I really liked the last 2 as well. Nice job :)

Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:57 pm
by cujo
Thank you Pierovera. A good tripod helps a lot when doing longer exposures. If I now look back at the photos I took in New York the difference is day and night.

Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:18 pm
by dubaiphil
I know that a few people live in Hong Kong, but....

no Alamby????


Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:27 pm
by cujo
:D I was there with my girlfriend Phil. I don't think she would have appreciated it if I was taking photos of Alamby.

Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2013 3:50 am
by Flaming
These pictures are too good, that try to highlight the true pictures of Hong Kong. It has strong historical back ground that attract most visitors and tourists.

Re: Hong Kong

PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:49 am
by minhhich
Hongkong is a nice city. And your photos show that :D