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Fasten Your Seatbelt Kid, It’s Going To Be A Fast Ride

In Random Moments on September 19, 2012 at 5:45 AM

© Panorama on the Fuji X Pan 1 on Hong Kong’s Queen Rd Central by Jack Picone

Word Play: Queens Rd Central Hong Kong – in full flight. Homogeneous mirror – glass monolithic monster phallic buildings. The bold hard exchange of commodities. More. High energy and frenzied. Pervading. Exciting but overwhelming. Brand victims walking. Want. Significant and insignificant. Sharks feeding. What’s next?

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Hong Kong’s Bedroom

In Street Photography on September 15, 2012 at 4:37 AM

The New Territories is sometimes referred to as Hong Kong’s bedroom. It is large – larger then Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Lantau Island combined. A large quotient of Hong Kong’s population live in The New Territories.  What seems like, endless miles of  high-rise  housing estates – dominate the skyline. Often below these estates are thriving Hong Kong Chinese communities living out their lives in a vibrant way.

© Panorama on the Fuji X Pan 1 in The New Territories by Jack Picone

Not Peking Duck – Dead Duck

In Random Moments on September 9, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Hong Kong’s subway is state of the art – no question. Advertising shouts from its walls, see me, buy me, eat me!

There was something about this image (below) I scanned as I scurried by – with battalions of Hong Kong people – that left me feeling a little despondent.

I couldn’t quite define my disquiet. Was it because the composition (body language) of the young duck suggested to me, ‘feed me’ or  even perhaps ‘protect me’?

                                                                                                                                                                                  © Photograph by Jack Picone

Sometimes I think I could be a Vegetarian again. Vegetarians have a point of view that is worth considering more closely.