Hong Kong Lucida

A Thinking Street Photography Blog

Mong Kok Afternoon

The umbrella is looking a bit battered today, against the big advertising capitalist billboard.

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Nonetheless, it’s still standing.

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I’ve seen him at it so many times, hard at work.

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Rough translation: let’s raise the umbrellas together.

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The exhibits are looking somewhat battered. Let’s hope this is not a sign of things to come.

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There’re still umbrellas on the ground.

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People are still waiting.

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People are still looking and thinking.

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Praying.

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Is the British Consulate supporting this, or is the British Consulate to be occupied next?

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Translation: protect the students, protect the journalists.

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The makeshift library is still operating.

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There’re even resting stations for those needing a break.

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A balloon exhibit.

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The tents are still here.

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A soft toy with a tough message.

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A mannequin manning the barricades.

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Look at that awesome camera!

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The mannequins are still waiting.

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The tents are waiting.

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The police, too, is waiting. What is the endgame here? Does anyone know?

 

 

Camera: Canon 600D

Legacy Lens: SMC Takumar 24mm f 3.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 comments on “Mong Kok Afternoon

  1. mspau
    November 15, 2014

    Thanks for all the HK stuff – It is definitely becoming a motivator for me to come over again and shoot everything!

    • eddietay
      November 15, 2014

      And thanks for reading! I’ve been following your work as well.

  2. janicewasabi
    November 15, 2014

    Yep, battered

    (err, no offense, Xi…)

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