Tenement houses in Wing Lee Street were built in the 60’s. Here preserves the scene 50 years ago.
Tenement houses in Wing Lee Street demonstrate the typical Hong Kong street scenery in 60’s. It locates at Mid-levels, Central. Walking up from the Central business district, along the slope, you will see the old street after turning around a long staircase. Every little details are illustrating the life in 60 to 70’s, just like the carved gate of shops, the balcony, clothes drying poles….
Urban Renewal Authority planed to redevelop the area, keeping only 3 buildings and demolishing the rest. In the 60th Berlin Film Festival, a local film “Shui Yuet Sun Tau” was awarded with “Crystal Bear (Kplus)”. The story centers on the life of 60 to 70’s Hong Kong people, which background is Wing Lee Street. After the film won this international prize, it raised a big noise in society. The majority asked for retaining this valuable street. Finally the authority excluded Wing Lee Street in the renewal project. All tenement houses are preserved, as well as 50 years of time. The classic street scenery continues.
Paired with your camera of choice, the New Russar+ Lens can produce exceptional images wide-angle dreams are made of. Whether you're in the market for stunning landscapes or striking street photos, the Russar+ makes an ideal companion during those photographic expeditions. Dan from Lomography Hong Kong recently shot with the wide-angle wonder, and here are some of the photos from his shoot.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
In this article, I'll show you the usual route I take whenever I walk through the streets of Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, this time in preparation for making a puppet called Mr. Golden. Sham Shui Po is famous for its stores selling fabrics and other clothing supplies, as well as electronic accessories. It is also full of different places to explore.
Herbert Morris has been taking photographs for almost 60 years. From being his family's event photographer, he now acts as one of the community's resident guides who's always willing to give advice—photography related or otherwise—to fellow lomographers. In this interview, Herbert shares tidbits about his life as a war veteran and how being a sneaky photographer preserved the memories of his aunt.
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Renowned Hong Kong director Wong Kar-Wai has made various films with neon elements crisscrossing the scenes, but have you ever wondered who's behind the brilliant cinematography? It's Christopher Doyle, who will share with you the mesmerizing world of neon lights in this video by NEONSIGNS.HK.
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With your overwhelming support, we have run out of Belair Instant Backs! We'll restock it in April, but don't worry because the Belair Instant Camera is readily available to satisfy your instant cravings!
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After a long wait, the Lomography Petzval lens has finally officially landed on our online shop and in our gallery stores. To celebrate and to get a glimpse of this legendary Petzval Lens, which was first conceived of in 1840 and reinvented by Lomography last year, we gathered media personalities and photography lovers at the Hong Kong Gallery Store for this very special evening.
Photographs with sprocket holes exposed are practically a dime a dozen these days but, of course, this wasn't the case more than 50 years ago. However, former freelance photographer Michael Ciavolino was already able to create one of the earliest examples of this technique back in the early '60s in his groundbreaking photograph called "Boat Ride, Rye Beach." Find out the fascinating story behind this photo, as well as how and why he did it in this exclusive Lomography feature!