Hong Kong Lucida

A Thinking Street Photography Blog

Hurry Hong Kong Hurry

Time to walk … Compositions like these are strangely satisfying … It’s not difficult. But the lines seem to be exerting a kind of tension. Everyone’s in a hurry. Rush … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Against a Wall

It’s a simple idea – one I’ve used many times. A simple wall with interesting texture. A window. And equally interesting people. The composition takes care of itself. Thanks for reading! … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Finding Flow

Part of street photography or art-making is about finding flow. Such that one is immersed in the activity. Such that you could forget yourself. And find meaning in it. The notion … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Street Makes Sense

The thing with Shamshuipo is that one could walk slowly amongst pockets of crowds. You could flow along comfortably. Even if you stop, there’s space enough for you to do … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · 3 Comments

Tsim Sha Tsui at Night

So here’s TST at night. Everyone has a place to get to. Spotted. Someone’s waiting. Someone’s looking. Someone’s packing. Someone’s unloading. Boxes that have lost their purpose. The mannequins and model … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

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