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Sok Kwu Wan Harbor - Hong Kong


Sok Kwu Wan Harbor - Hong Kong
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Copyright: Niek Bouwen (SunToucher) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1376 W: 234 N: 1593] (8380)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-05
Categories: Daily Life, Transportation
Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Sigma 18-200 Zoom F3.5-6.3 DC
Exposure: f/8, 1/40 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-05 4:45
Viewed: 2479
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is not how most people would expect a photo from Hong Kong would look like. No tall buildings, buzzing street life or neon lights. But this is still Hong Kong.

On my day off in Hong Kong I took the ferry to Lamma Island to get away from the tall buildings, the buzzing street life and the neon lights. Just a 30 minutes ride and you sort of step back in time. It is a sort of quick retreat to unwind and relax. Although, a lot of people think that way, and it is still rather busy.

This shot was taken at the end of our long walk over the island while waiting for a ferry to bring us back to Hong Kong Island. The sun was setting and there was just enough light to make this photo of a fisherman returning home from a day in his office

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  • werdir Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1416 W: 147 N: 2654] (11957)
  • [2011-02-05 6:26]

Hi Niek,

Thank you for sharing this and taking us to places most of us will never see (I speak for myself only). Such a wonderful scene that is nicely composed. The foreground boat is perfectly positioned in a sweet spot.

Best regards,
Werner

Nice shot Niek. Wonderful composition with sharp detail and soft color. Well done. TFS, Lori

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2011-02-05 9:42]

Hi Niek,
A very sharp capture and such natural colors.
Lighting is perfect to produce such a neat presentation. Composition is pleasant and the ripples in the water created by the boat is enhancing and giving life to this postcard of Hong Kong.
My best regards,

Francis Xavier

Very nice capture. I like your pov and it has a good dof with sharp details. Good colors and textures. Well done, tfs.

nice work. i liked the light on waves and a beautiful coloured b/g.
bestwishes,

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  • periko Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 121 W: 44 N: 32] (2229)
  • [2013-08-01 10:09]

Hi Niek,
Interesting note, as well as the aquatic scene.
All cities have bustling areas and other quieter.

Regards
pedro

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