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Hong Kong and Kowloon from Victoria Peak by palmbook Hong Kong and Kowloon from Victoria Peak by palmbook
The most popular spot to take photos in Hong Kong?

The night life of Hong Kong and Kowloon from Victoria Peak

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A very breath taking photo of a very unique city in the world!

What works:
The nice play of the colours against the night sky of the busy city is always a "crowd" pleaser with how you shot it with a triangle of the city lights. If this was intentional it worked very well,if not, even better.
The soft glow of the city lights against the darkness of the night is ,also,a nice contrast to the scene. It is a nice offset to the very crisp lights in the front of the photograph. Making a lovely layer of crisp,soft glows,distant lights and the purplish haze of the night sky.

What didn't work:
Keeping in mind that is was shot from the hill above the city, the one thing that I would have done differently is to pull back a touch more to give a hint more of the city against the trees. The photograph has these wonderful,hazy,shadowy trees in the corner and none in the middle that feels just a bit unfinished.

Other than that the shot is amazing!

4 1/2 stars for vision due to the reasons mentioned above.
4 1/2 stars for originality and that is only because it is a more common,but, no less uniqiue view.
4 1/2 stars for techique for the same reasons listed above.
5 stars for the impact of the photo overall as it is truly an eye catching piece.

Nicely done and thank you for sharing it!
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danUK86 Feb 4, 2014   General Artist
palmbook Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much :)
danUK86 Feb 9, 2014   General Artist
4otomax Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi! Your work was featured here.
thejokerdaughther Nov 4, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
wdnest Sep 26, 2013  Professional Writer
Wonderful and unique.
palmbook Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much :D Hope you like my new cityscape photo too.
You're photos are absolutely breathtaking.  Some of the best photos I've seen in a long time.  Is it long exposure photography?  It almost gives the photograph a digital art type of look in my opinion.  Its so amazing!
palmbook Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
It is. I think it's 3-5 exposures stacked together; each one was 30-seconds.

Thank you very much :love:Hope you enjoy other photos too :)
solie-solie Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of the most amazing photographs I've ever seen O_O
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