I’m heading to Hong Kong early next month. This is one of many favorite destinations to photograph and somewhere I have been more than a dozen times over the years as a photographer and journalist. My first visit was about six months after the handover from the U.K. to China and it was love at first sight. I don’t think there is a street in Kong Kong I have walked down where I haven’t been compelled to photograph something. Returning always feels like visiting an old friend with whom you can’t wait to catch up.
Looking forward to photographing off the beaten path locales on this trip, including some of the smaller outlying islands, in addition to its decadent travel icons. Hong Kong’s skyline is one of the most recognizable in the world. It also changes quickly due to new buildings popping up every year which means photographs get outdated quickly. It seems that almost every year a new landmark skyscraper is added. All the more reason to keep going back.
Pictured above is a street scene in Hong Kong’s Central District. The taxi and man pushing his bike almost look as though they are pieces in a life-sized board game.