OK, don't get me wrong, I don't work for the Hong Kong Tourism Board. I feel like as someone who was raised in Hong Kong, I need to tell the whole world about its beauty.
Unlike California where you get lots of sunshine, Hong Kong receives rain and flood. Yes, you got it, street photographers! We love rain for a reason.
Because we are able to shoot the perfect reflection on the water puddles after heavy downpours!
(Tip: Don't wear a mini skirt to shoot reflections on water puddles like me, because you have to bend really low)
Played with the advanced filters (miniature effects in this case) with my Fuji XT10 because I have to teach a (private) class on Fuji cameras. I don't use built-in effects in cameras but it is still cool to play with when you are sipping coffee on top of iSquare.
When you visit a city, do look like its unique characteristics and make good use of what the location gives you.
Hong Kong is well known for her towering buildings in which you can treat them as a form shapes and geometrical patterns.
Shopper's Paradise. But we local don't buy luxuries, reflections on the large glass windows are what we look for.
Hong Kong is very packed with people from different countries, especially China. Good to use slow shutter speed:
You will a lot of pedestrian bridges, which means you can shoot from above.
I have been waiting for 15 mins someone to fall exactly on that grid.
Join me at the Photosprouts' San Francisco Street Photography Workshop on July 13th, at 5:30pm at 535 Mission Street, San Francisco.
A simple dinner will be served during the classroom session as I know you'll be all starving after work on a Friday. And then we will be shooting in Embarcadero and Montgomery. I will show you how to frame a photo that tells the story of the city using mundane objects around the city, not just water puddles.
And finally, I ate as much good foods as I could. Tea @ Four Seasons Hotel, Central