Hong Kong Lucida

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Long Distance Street Photography

A good rule is worth breaking once in a while.

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There’s a quote attributed to Robert Capa that if your photos aren’t good enough, it’s because you aren’t close enough.

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Hence, the usual advice is to go for 28mm or 35mm lenses.

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But hey, sometimes it’s worth doing the opposite, just to see what happens.

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You look for colours.

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You look for grids.

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Blocky rectangular grids.

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There’s a story waiting to happen.

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On another day at Central.

Thanks for reading!

Camera: Canon Prima Twin S

Film: Kodak Ultramax 400

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4 comments on “Long Distance Street Photography

  1. Antony H
    January 4, 2016

    These photos feel like they were taken by a resident in the area. Always an interesting perspective, especially in the context of Hong Kong.

  2. Antony H
    January 4, 2016

    I have a feeling that these photos were taken by a resident in the area. Always an interesting perspective, especially in the context of Hong Kong.

    • eddietay
      January 4, 2016

      Thank you! Yup – I’ve been in HK for a long while now.

  3. wtkphoto2015
    January 28, 2016

    Yes, stepping back can also yield interesting and compelling results–as these photos show.

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