A romantic, & peaceful scene at Stanley Beach, something becoming increasingly hard to find in fast paced, & hectic modern day Hong Kong City. The couple in the distance are embracing. The Stanley Market is behind the viewer.
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Aegean (2571) 2004-11-01 3:57
Good framing and perspective Chris. The boats in the foregroung add a lot of interest and DOF is perfect!
orme (7215) 2004-11-01 4:41
I really like how you have framed this shot, Chris, with all the leaf covered boats in the foreground. The romantic couple and the boat on the horizon both add to the scene. Well done.
RGatward (20060) 2004-11-01 5:13
Nicely framed beach shot, but, maybe I'm a bit conventional, I'd have liked to have seen the whole of the nearest blue boat.
burdallet (0) 2004-11-01 5:22
It's amazing to see peaceful & uncrowdy berad in the High-density Hong-Kong Area .
was the weathger too cold for the inhabitants this day ?
jrj (34841) 2004-11-01 5:25
Well, well finally a place from you where I can say: been there, seen it.. hehe..
Looks a bit off season this one with all the leaves on the boats there. Nice detail with the couple over there - even if I didn't see them before I read your notes. The digaonal making of the compo is working well here. Well seen..
ma-tibou (4568) 2004-11-01 6:53
Bonjour Chris de jolis détails pour cette belle composition , beau travail.
manny (21833) 2004-11-01 6:56
Well, I can see them. Without them, the picture can stand as you have powerful foreground objects.
jhm (138230) 2004-11-01 7:28
A indeed this is peaceful view, the two people an the beach together with rest boats on the for ground, and the mountains in the fog, I find this nice compostion Chris, you did good job here!
PixelTerror (0) 2004-11-01 7:43
Hi Chris, you're perfectly right this shot is miles away from downtown Hong kong ! seems like people do not feel like going to the beach in january, anyway it gives you plenty of time and quietness to shoot nice photos ! The leaves on the boats enhance the fact it's not high season, the beachside traces a nice diagonal and the background hill in the mist gives a bit of a mysterious atmosphere, I'm wondering what the buildings on that hill are...
Oldtree (2457) 2004-11-01 8:18
Good composition Chris. Intersting foreground with the leaves visible at the top and the boats. And a splendid view to admire. I like it.
harold (2363) 2004-11-01 8:44
Une très jolie composition joli travail. Bravo.
nwoehnl (122) 2004-11-01 9:34
Nice beach moment from outside HK, Chris. Good compo with the boats in the foreground, the diagonal shoreline, the view towards the island and the leaves above. The hugging couple is a nice, if distant, detail. Well done.
justa (0) 2004-11-01 9:41
Your photo is very interesting, very well done. I like it very much.
Colours are beautiful and contrast. I can see some people at beach, it's great.
Wonderful place, wonderful shot, bravo!
Kenny10pin (19301) 2004-11-01 10:59
great work here, I like the foreground, very good wreckage of somewhat, really good work, well done
elihesamian (26149) 2004-11-01 16:05
It's very interesting that the couple in this embracing like a dot is very strong in this fine composition,...beautiful place and a great composition with this POV,nicely done,Chris.
bpelvan (3798) 2004-11-01 16:21
A good capture of an emotional moment. Fallen leafs, boats and a couple in passion. Good framing and DoF. The leafs and branches at the top increase the sense of loneliness.
Well done Chris. Thanks for sharing...
avigur_11 (22077) 2004-11-01 22:54
You caught a nice moment, but also a very nice landscape shot. I like the POV above the boats. well done, Chris.
caliane (610) 2005-05-04 22:52
Hi Chris, I didn't imagine that Hong Knog could have such a peaceful view. Good perspective, amazing mandscape.
aznegrao (10316) 2005-07-07 20:11
Gosto muito dessa perspectiva, com sua força e as cores naturais do lindo lugar. Otimo trabalho.