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Gingerina
09 jun 2015 13:50

“FLAG IT UP” – when pictures claim their nationalities. I have been always attracted to graphic design and photography has become a tool to find graphics in the real world and give them life through the people moving in that space. In my search for geometry, patterns and colors, I found myself seeing flags. Flags are the perfect subject for a minimal, eye-catching picture thanks to its strong graphic elements: color blocking and geometric shapes above all. It is also a fun and meaningful...

“FLAG IT UP” – when pictures claim their nationalities. I have been always attracted to graphic design and photography has become a tool to find graphics in the real world and give them life...

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Powerful Black and White Photos of Hong Kong in the 1950's and '60s
Katarina
28 aug 2014 14:33

From a very young age, self-taught Chinese photographer Fan Ho began documenting the world around him. In this collection of work, titled Hong Kong Yesterday, he captured the essence of the city throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He was fascinated by the hustle and bustle of the urban environment and enjoyed breathing in the fresh air as he wandered and explored. His work is filled with captivating lights and shadows that produce visually striking patterns and arrangements throughout the...

From a very young age, self-taught Chinese photographer Fan Ho began documenting the world around him.

Tags: black   hong-kong   photos   white  
Kowloon City
Helen
28 aug 2013 14:06

Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories were leased to Britain in 1898. Its population increased dramatically following the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during World War II. In 1987, the Walled City contained 33,000 residents within its 6.5-acre (0.026 km2; 0.0102 sq mi) borders. From the 1950s to the 1970s, it was controlled by Triads...

Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, ...

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