Hong Kong in the 1950's - as captured by a teenager.

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Hong Kong in the 1950's - as captured by a teenager.

Postby Doorstop » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:53 pm

Stunning photographs of Hong Kong in the 1950s are captured beautifully by a teenager. Ho Fan who arrived from Shanghai in 1949. The streets, filled with vendors, coolies and rickshaw drivers, fascinated Ho. Taking pictures in a studio was the norm then, but the Ho was more interested in random, candid shots of strangers. His targets, however, did not always smile into the lens of his Rolleiflex. But it is great street photography that gives a peek into daily life in Hong Kong at that time. The photography is part of his book “A Hong Kong Memoir”
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Re: Hong Kong in the 1950's - as captured by a teenager.

Postby Lucky Poet » Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:03 pm

Not bad at all, are they? I'll go seek out more - thanks for that :)
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Re: Hong Kong in the 1950's - as captured by a teenager.

Postby amee » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:23 pm

these are absolute stunning..by the way are they labeled for reuse??as a writing expert am to do a research into Hong Kong (history, culture, traditions etc) and would love to use your photos in it..may i??
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