Hong Kong Lucida

A Thinking Street Photography Blog

Memories of Mong Kok

So, here’re some memories of Mong Kok.

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They were trying to create a better community.

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The streets announced their will.

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The exhibits were playful: this looked like an umbrella carousel.

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There were thoughtful moments like this at Mong Kok.

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There were hard hats with a tough message.

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There was a clear intention.

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There was energy.

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There were tents.

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There were floating umbrellas.

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Pretty umbrellas.

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The streets belonged to its people.

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The signs and umbrellas were there.

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There were ominous moments.

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The graduates were there.

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They were preparing for an eventuality.

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Yellow and blue went well together.

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There were selfie moments.

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He told me to take a picture and share it.

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Goodbye tents, goodbye Occupy Mong Kok.

 

Camera: Canon 600D

Legacy Lens: Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Oreston 50mm f 1.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 comments on “Memories of Mong Kok

  1. janicewasabi
    December 23, 2014

    i find myself revisiting your blog posts and felt as if i’m revisiting the sites as well–down my memory lane… experiencing exactly ackbar abbas’s sense of ‘dis-appearance’ (as in displaced-appearance); they can never vanish entirely!

    • eddietay
      December 23, 2014

      Thanks Janice – yes, moments like these don’t just disappear. They stay with you.

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