Archive for February, 2010

28
Feb
10

Horse racing in Hong Kong

Monday is sports photo day.  Any of you who thought I would post a picture from yesterday’s Hong Kong Marathon were mistaken – I don’t get up that early, particularly not on a Sunday.  Today’s photo is from a really popular sport in Hong Kong, horse racing.

Coming down the final straight!

A really good time can be had at the races in Hong Kong, and it’s dirt cheap to get in.  Once you have lost all your money betting on the wrong horses, you can sit back and take in the atmosphere.  Don’t try and get more money out of the ATM, the queue will be too long!

28
Feb
10

PASM February Workshop

Christy

Here is a shot taken of Christy Yan at PASM Workshop’s monthly event.  In February the monthly event was Fallen Angels, and was shot outside on the terrace – lights, smoke machine the works, trying to create a back alley feel to the shot.

27
Feb
10

Sheng – farewell, for a while

Sheng

As we travel Life’s weary journey,
And plod through the gathering years,
With our burdens of care and sorrow,
O’er a pathway bedewed with tears.
If, perchance, for a fleeting moment
Our hearts should with rapture swell,
We have added but one more sorrow,
When we bid the glad time “Farewell”.

Have a safe trip back to the Philippines, and I will catch up with you in a few weeks.

25
Feb
10

Escape

OK, falling out of any nightclub at 7am on a Sunday morning is not very clever, especially when your a fat forty something.  At the time staying up drinking until the wee hours of the morning seemed like a good idea, and i do enjoy Escape. Its not overly busy, and the band is pretty good.

Sometime during the evening I must have got a camera out and taken some photos.  Drunk photography is another thing I should avoid!  This is one of the results:-

Escape Nightclub, Wanchai

23
Feb
10

Lan Kwai Fong Carnival

Lan Kwai Fong Carnival

Wednesday is street or candid photography day.  This picture was taken in November during the Lan Kwai Fong Carnival.  Using a 200mm f/2 lens I was able to capture a picture of this delightful young girl riding on the shoulders of her dad.

22
Feb
10

Timothy

Timothy

Tuesday is arty-farty day.  Above is a photograph I took of Timothy, back in June.  I was trying to emulate a photograph by Robert Mapplethorpe of Ken Moody.  Of course, I failed miserably, having got the lighting all wrong, but, I still like this image.  Fans of Dan Brown may recognise Timothy’s tattoo.

21
Feb
10

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

Monday is going to be sports photography day.  Here is a photo from day 2 of the 2009 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Tournament.