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    Giant airliner on final approach over crowned Kowloon City, to the closed legendary Kai Tak International Airport in Hong Kong.

    Kai Man Wong, VICTOR:LAW, and 134 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. D.J. De La Vega 59 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot! Perfect composition!

    2. lok cheung 59 months ago | reply

      This was absolutely normal. The closed Kai Tak Airport was built in 1922 long before Hong Kong was developed into such overcrowd city; the city just grow around the airport for 70 years afterwards. In this photo the plane was just hundreds feet above ground. Though Kai Tak was closed at 1998 and these amazing moment is history forever.

    3. amizyo 54 months ago | reply

      That is reallllyyyy close! And I like the composition!
      Really cool.

    4. bontakun 52 months ago | reply

      Compared to Kai Tak, the current landing is so boring. I really enjoyed landing in HK back then, although it was sometimes a bit scary.

    5. wini.leung 51 months ago | reply

      It's amazing.

    6. Chimay Bleue 49 months ago | reply

      Beautifully framed shot. Our airport in San Diego, California is similar to this, but on a much smaller scale. It was built in the earliest days of aviation (in fact, it's the airport Charles Lindbergh took off from originally, on his way to his first trans-Atlantic flight - the Spirit of St. Louis was built here - but I digress). Anyway, the city of San Diego grew up around the airport, so it's now a hair-raising experience landing here. I've tried many times to get a decent shot. But timing is everything.

    7. lok cheung 49 months ago | reply

      Great shot mate! Love the dramatic angle makes it looks like it's crashing to it! And the arrow shape signage added interesting, ness!

    8. Chimay Bleue 49 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Lok. But not as impressive as yours. Keep up the great work on DigitalRev, by the way.

    9. LincsRanger64 48 months ago | reply

      Very stunning shot Lok! Really enjoy you guy's on DigRev!

    10. _artdicted_ 45 months ago | reply

      wow, what a cool shot!

    11. sa_moreira 44 months ago | reply

      Owww, amazing shot Lok!!! too close...

    12. jtan163 36 months ago | reply

      He shoots, he scores!
      Nice shot.

    13. Bernard Tsai 35 months ago | reply

      this is one of the hongkong most beautifull sight (even though i first knew it from the ghost in the shell OVA)... but not in my country could match this sight (sight of the airplane landing)... love this so much.

    14. Icaro Limaverde 35 months ago | reply

      Good shot. Hong Kong should be a fantastic to shoot.

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