Hong Kong Lucida

A Thinking Street Photography Blog

Behold the Fuji X70

Yes, I usually succeed in not buying another camera. But this time it’s different. Of course. It was either the Fuji X70 or Ricoh GR II. It was Eric Kim’s … Continue reading

September 24, 2016 · 8 Comments

When Streets Are Busy

When streets are busy, they look like this: No one notices the guy with the camera: People are too preoccupied: Work work work. Sell sell sell. Buy buy buy. Go … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment


Street photography is about found action. It’s when you realize the environment is a material you could draw from. It’s arrested action. There’re inadvertent art displays. Someone positioned these just so. … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Singapore Vertigo

Singapore can be vertiginous at times. You look up. You could lose your balance. It’s a culture on display. A culture that wants to be legible. It wants to be read globally. … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

Street Thoughts

I don’t want to over-intellectualize things, but after doing this for a few years now, I’ve come to the conclusion that for me, to take street photographs is to think … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

Chinatown Moments

A history of the present… The streets are clean. Street tourism. Somewhat in your face… Street prayer… Street fruit! Street selfies… Another history of the present… Thanks for reading! Buy … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Indecisive Moments

There’s a lot of talk about “the decisive moment” in street photography. Here are some indecisive moments. This? Or this. This? Or this? Probably not this… Thanks for reading! Camera: … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · 2 Comments