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Photography Craze

(Leica D-Lux 5)When one is crazy enough about photography, even a little cat can make a serious model. It was about midnight when I took this shot. They're real photography aficionados.

May I Take a Photo of You Both?

(Leica X1)“Don’t look into the lens, just keep talking to each other,“ I said. The man still did and I just snapped the shot, thanked them and moved on.

Getting Ready

(Leica D-Lux 5)First day of work in 2013. Best of luck everyone!

Turning a Year Older

(Leica D-Lux 5)

I picked this shot for the last day of 2012 as it somehow makes me reminiscent of the time that has passed since I started this blog in mid-2008. Never was it in my thought back then that this blog would later carry on for more than four years. I don't quite thrive with this blogging plus photography endeavour as I might have wished at some point of time. But I haven't tried really hard with all the busyness on my shoulders. So how about you, my dear friends and readers? Time for the new year's resolutions maybe?

Anyway, wish you a happy and successful new year of 2013!

Quintessentially Hong Kong

(Leica D-Lux 5)

In a fast-changing city like Hong Kong, what is quintessential about the place hinges on the period in which one was brought up. To me, it is the typical street scene where gigantic signboards protrude from elsewhere and hanging overhead. I was naturally drawn to the scene as I felt it right a part of my past. And I injected my feelings in doing the shot in a way that I fully pressed the shutter release only when the elements fell into the right places in my eyes as I might have somehow seen it at a certain point of time in my youth. Just as any other form of art, photography is an art that demands an input of the creator's feelings. Without true feelings, the work is dead no matter how good it may look technically. In a not so extreme case, even an defocused image like this (I was feeling the uncomfy closeness between me and other communters in the underground) and this (the photographer took a quick shot before going out for some Chirstmas shots - copyrighted to…