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“So Long, My Hong Kong” by Gregory Kane

Gregory Kane, a six year resident, now about to depart, made a short film ode to the city titled “So Long, My Hong Kong.” The film stars a collection of familiar, everyday scenes that make Hong Kong such a unique and charming place to live. Combining the imagery with a jazzy, 1960’s Fellini soundtrack, it becomes a magical swan song.

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Trapped! CNY Fair, Victoria Park

At one point, with many of the aisles at a complete standstill, people continued to converge from every side. As the crowd piled up around me, I wiggled my arm free and was able to shoot a quick video to capture the insane sea of people.


Typhoon Weekend!

Note the ‘X’ taped onto the doors in preparation for the typhoon! I can always tell a typhoon day first thing in the morning….

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Chinese New Year Fair in photos!

Happy Chinese New Year! Last year was the pig, this year it’s the rat! In keeping with the previous year’s tradition, I paid a visit to Hong Kong‘s biggest Chinese New Year fair in Victoria Park.

Big Buddha revisited!

[photopress:Big_Buddha_HK_Lantau.jpg,full,pp_image] I’ve only been to the big Buddha, one of Hong Kong‘s top tourist attractions once. The last time was after no sleep on…

‘Tis the Season! (in photos!)

[photopress:Hong_Kong_Christmas_Light.jpg,full,pp_image] Holiday shopping season officially started a few weeks ago. The Christmas lights are up on Hong Kong‘s buildings. Shopping centers are playing holiday…

Hong Kong Halloween 2007!

[photopress:Kristin_Cara_G_Racks_MDB.jpg,full,pp_image] Halloween has been steadily growing in popularity in Hong Kong over the last five years. As opposed to simply watching American expats celebrate…

Introducing the Octopus Mini!

[photopress:Octopus_mini_HK_MTR.jpg,full,pp_image] Hong Kong’s convenient cashless payment system, the Octopus card, just got miniaturized! The Octopus originated for use as a payment option for Hong…

Yes, FIREWORKS again!

[photopress:Firework1.jpg,full,pp_image] I feel like I’m always out trying to photograph fireworks in Hong Kong. Often it’s not easy, especially not tonight! After climbing up…

July First fireworks!!!

[photopress:Fireworks1.jpg,full,pp_image] Hong Kong’s buildings provide a dramatic backdrop to almost anything. Christmas lights, boats, clouds, and sunsets all take on a new significance against…

Happy Chinese New Year!

‘Kung Hei Fat Choy’! It’s Chinese New Year again – the biggest holiday of the year. Yesterday marked the beginning of year of the pig. So how does life change in Hong Kong during the Chinese New Year holiday?