Hong Kong #46 -drumscan

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    This peaceful coexistence between new luxury appartments and older housing is so Hong Kong, I love both worlds. And those neon signs everywhere, shading the world into the most delightful colours...
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    1. Syahrel Azha Hashim 57 months ago | reply

      Wow! This is awesome!!!!...

    2. -PHZY- 57 months ago | reply

      nice photo

    3. calajava 57 months ago | reply

      if you understood how much you have to pay for those luxurious and how little you get in return, your enthusiastic would drop a little.

      great photo still, as usual!

    4. Thomas Birke 57 months ago | reply

      I know that the square foot is easily over 1000$US for a regular appartment, but I suppose that the salary structure is higher in Hong Kong as well. Otherwise there wouldn't be thousands of these Luxury Appartment Blocks, and they are all occupied. And the view in the higher appartments must be outstanding!

    5. 따분한 나의 익사이팅한 인생 [deleted] 57 months ago | reply

      What a strong contrast!

    6. xavibarca 57 months ago | reply

      Superb shot. I would have preferred the building on the left to be complete but that's nitpicking. The tones on the buildings make these image. The salary structure in Hong Kong is distorted. On paper the city is on par with Europe in terms of GDP per capita. Some people however make the bulk of the money and the GNI coefficient is one of the worst in the developed world. There are more and more new flats the number of dilapidated buildings that are ready to crumble any time remains huge. In 10 years I'm sure this scene will not be there anymore with the urban renewal fervour.

    7. jonbrown13 57 months ago | reply

      Thomas these images are beautiful, the life evident in the detail is amazing. It's great to be able to zoom in, there's so much that's both said and unsaid in these records. What a contrast.

      They used to say that travel broadened the mind, but I think in the contemporary idiom photography is a more powerful tool to create that change. Nice work.

    8. wecand 56 months ago | reply

      der Kontrast zwischen dem Altem und Neuem schenkt der Aufnahme so viel Atmosphäre.

    9. katieflossom 48 months ago | reply

      Beautiful composition, and love your description too - very right on.

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