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A Symphony of Light

Posted by
Ian Smith (London, United Kingdom) on 10 January 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The Christmas Lights in Hong Kong - particularly what you can see from Tsim Sha Tsui - are world famous. Almost every building in view is illuminated in the festive theme! So I thought I'd head down to see them at about the same time as when the daily 'Symphony of Light' laser light show started.
I nearly missed it as I arrived with minutes to spare, trying out a new (Benro) tripod for the first time (I should have made time to test it first), and it was spitting with rain - but luckily I managed to quickly capture a few shots.

Canon EOS 60D 5/2 seconds F/7.1 ISO 100 20 mm

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Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

An amazing skyline. Very different from Kyoto that's for sure.

10 Jan 2012 5:13am

GJC from Japan

A little late from me, but Happy New Year. Looks like you had quite the time while you were gone. Glad to see you back posting, and I look forward to more from your travels.

10 Jan 2012 5:40am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh these are spectacular, aren't they!!! Exposure, tone, timing... superb execution Ian - I know how tricky this is to capture these green laser in such beautiful pattern!:-)

10 Jan 2012 1:07pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Great timing !

10 Jan 2012 2:16pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Excellent !

10 Jan 2012 5:50pm

Ol from Nice Bushes, Germany

a bit like the scenery in bladerunner, wonderful!

13 Jan 2012 10:11am

Canon EOS 60D
5/2 seconds
ISO 100
20 mm