20 / 1753
Hong Kong from the Peak on a Summer's Night
If you want to see how I made this (and how you can too!), visit my HDR Tutorial. I hope it gives you some new tricks!
I had a long day waking up at 5 AM to take a series of subways and trains up to Shenzen for some meetings. I had a Chinese VISA, which you don't need to get into Hong Kong, but I had to use to cross the official Chinese border after getting off the train. I didn't realize that it was a one-time use VISA, and I had to go to Shanghai the next day. This caused a lot of problems with the Chinese officials, a body of government with which I do not enjoy causing problems.
Anyway, after I got back to Hong Kong after a day in Shenzen, I was hot and sweaty and in the sort of meeting clothes that aren't great for being hot and sweaty in. But, everything about Hong Kong was still awesome and I had too look hard for things to complain about. The sun was setting, and I made it up to The Peak just in time for a shot.
This was a 5-exposure HDR shot at 100 ISO, and, of course, a sturdy tripod to get all the lights as steady as possible.
- Trey Ratcliff
Click here to read the rest of this post at the Stuck in Customs blog.
east asiachinapeoples republic of chinarepublicprcHong Kongpearl rivercityurbanthe peakVictoria peakmount Austinsummernighteveningcityscapecyberpunkmetropolitanmodernarchitectureskyscrapersjuly2007Nikon d2xs