Stills V3

July 22, 2009

Hong Kong #25

Filed under: Colin — Rex @ 08:22

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9 Comments »

  1. Great comedy due to excellent positioning.

    Comment by Rex — July 22, 2009 @ 20:30

  2. Even without the cartoon and the novelty lighting system, the parallel lines in this work so well on their own. I’d like to think that the cartoon is not on the glass.

    Comment by akikana — July 23, 2009 @ 01:32

  3. ‘The incredible lightness of being’. I keep thinking of this as airy and light, as in not heavy. Some of that must come from the floating figure but even without it the balance of materials, sky, lighting post and decorations leads that way. Despite the current positioning of the figure, I would be just as happy to have it floating free of the post as if seen through an aquarium wall.

    This doesn’t necessarily say HK but such joined up matching of lines on concrete and glass says that it is not London!

    Comment by John Ellis — July 23, 2009 @ 06:40

  4. ‘I’d like to think that the cartoon is not on the glass.’

    Well, clearly she isn’t. She’s climbing that pole, right?

    Comment by matt — July 24, 2009 @ 12:34

  5. Right! I’m glad I wasn’t the only one to think so…just hedging my comments a little.

    Comment by akikana — July 24, 2009 @ 12:44

  6. No No, she dived off the lamp standard having mistaken the glass for a swimming pool. A fraction of a second after this image she went splat into the glass. I think……….

    Comment by Rex — July 24, 2009 @ 14:15

  7. Definitely hanging on that pole. Marvelous.

    Comment by Christina — July 24, 2009 @ 21:44

  8. Heavens, no. She caught herself in time. But goodness knows how long the poor thing will be there before some cartoon character shows up to save her.

    Comment by Anita Jesse — July 28, 2009 @ 03:21

  9. The humour and framing by the stripes come together nicely. I eevn like the ffect the over-exposed sky gives.

    Comment by doonster — August 1, 2009 @ 14:05


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