Vertical Horizon: A Series of Hong Kong From a New Perspective

Vertical Horizon: A Series of Hong Kong From a New Perspective

Maybe it is because I live in the dust bowl of Phoenix AZ, but seeing the ever-growing empire of buildings in Hong Kong strikes me as quite a remarkable sight. Photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze visited Hong Kong in 2009 and became obsessed with its marvel. As he began to explore the unique city, he realized each part he visited had an atmosphere individually unique. Wanting to show what it's like to be on the ground in each special place, Romain pointed his camera upward to share the awe one feels when gazing up at the sky between the huge buildings.

I hope this series inspires you to be aware of limitless abilities you have with your camera and realize the beauty around you, much like it did for me. You can purchase the book "Vertical Horizon" by clicking here.


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7 Comments

Funny thing is, you would be hard pressed to find this type of compression in building space any where on the planet except H K.

That's because unfortunately draconian building codes make interesting architecture basically illegal in the U.S. A lot of the types of buildings and streets people adore here were constructed before such codes were in place

Nicholas Hrycun's picture

I am dizzy. Great set of photos though.

Javin's picture

Should you wish to get a more intense vertical view of Hong Kong, please check out my Vimeo Staff Pick video, Hong Kong is Home. Featured on South China Morning Post, Hypebeast, Shanghaiist and others. Please enjoy.

https://vimeo.com/65620112

nice.

2nd to last pic is double.
Other than that: truely stunning!

Adam Rasheed's picture

Reminds me of the Dark Knight Posters.