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26 November, 2014 // HK #2comments & reactions

Another shot from downtown Hong Kong. Apparently, or so I'm told, bamboo scaffolding is both stronger and safer than steel, but it certainly looks a whole lot flimsier :)

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In recent years I've steered away from taking photographs like this one - images of other people's art/creativity - but given the fairly unique circumstances that underpin its origins I decided it was worth the effort. So this, and the next few shots I'll be posting, document some of the many protest posters/art we found while wandering around Hong Kong in November 2014.

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This is the first of quite a few shots I took of the recent protests in Hong Kong (referred to as Occupy Central, the Umbrella Movement, or Umbrella Revolution). Things have quietened down considerably since the initial disturbances in September, but quite a few areas of central Hong Kong are still occupied by the protesters.

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23 November, 2014 // Shenzhen #1comments & reactions

After spending a couple of days in Hong Kong we headed over to Shenzhen in mainland china. This shot was taken towards the end of the second day.

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4.34pm on 19/11/14
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22 November, 2014 // HK #1comments & reactions

Here's another shot from my recent trip to Hong Kong, taken somewhere near Lyndhurst Terrace in the southern Central district of the city.

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15 November, 2014 // not quite a gurskycomments & reactions

Shot from the terrace of The One in Hong Kong.

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9.18pm on 14/11/14
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6 November, 2014 // Rhowan Phoenixcomments & reactions

Despite her being under the weather I managed to convince Rhowan to spend some time letting me photograph her with my latest Fujifilm lens, the XF 50-140mm f/2.8. As you can see, it's not half bad :)

If you'd be interested in seeing a high-res version you can do so here:

chromasia.com/blog/images/50_140/rhowan_phoenix.jpg

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9.18pm on 20/9/14
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5 November, 2014 // November lightscomments & reactions

It's been far too long since I've blogged anything so here's one of the first shots with the latest addition to Fujifilm's lens range, the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR. I'll write a blog post about the lens at some point over the next week or so, but my first impression is that this is a stunningly good lens. More to follow.

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9.18pm on 20/9/14
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14 October, 2014 // Koln cathedralcomments & reactions

I've hesitated to post this one, despite the fact that it's one of my favourite shots from my recent trip to Koln, because it doesn't scale well - there's just too much detail to reduce to a web image. That said, I do like, so here it is, but if you'd like to take a look at the original version I've linked it below. If nothing else, it does a great job of demonstrating just the sharpness of the Fujifilm 10-24mm :)

http://chromasia.com/images/koln_cathedral_hr.jpg

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28 September, 2014 // untitled #176comments & reactions

A bit of a random image that I shot during the Photokina photowalk, but I like how it turned out.

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27 September, 2014 // Neil #2comments & reactions

A shot of our good friend Neil, lit with a Metz Mecalight LED-480.

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3.41pm on 27/9/14
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A shot of Tiggy, taken during our recent trip to Bulgaria.

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17 August, 2014 // beach artcomments & reactions

If you've already taken a look at the original you'll know that I took a few liberties with this one, mostly in terms of blurring the clouds, but also in terms of tidying up the foreground and horizon.

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Another portrait of Tabby, chilling out with one of her workbooks we brought over for the summer.

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Our trip to Bulgaria certainly seems to be agreeing with Tabby :)

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It's difficult to describe the experience of being and living in Bulgaria, but this shot captures some of its flavour: taken during a recent trip to a local waterfall for a barbecue. Libby's in the foreground, and our good friends Andy, Petsi and their young son Mario are in the background (along with Finley, our eight year old).

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You'd be forgiven for thinking that Finley (our nine year old son) was in a terrible mood when this was taken, but in reality he was just a bit miffed that I asked him to look up. Clearly, playing on the iPod is a lot more important than having your portrait taken ;)

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10.00am on 4/8/14
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This is the first of what I hope will be many shots from our trip to Bulgaria this year nd was taken opposite our friend's apartment in Gabrovo. I'm fairly happy with how it turned out, but may go back again and take my tripod: 1/17s @ ISOb 800 wasn't ideal.

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8.12pm on 30/7/14
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Another shot from yesterday afternoon.

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4.40pm on 24/7/14
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I've had the X100S for quite a few weeks now but today was the first chance I've had to really put it through its paces. I'm impressed so far :)

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