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Friends ask me from time to time what I recommend for their first time visiting Asia and I nearly always include a stop in Hong Kong just because it’s distinctly Asian but at the same time so approachable for westerners.  Of course, it has a pretty amazing skyline and literally thousands of skyscrapers crammed onto a relatively small series of islands.  Everything about it seems so…exaggerated, I guess that’s the best way of putting it.

Anyway, Hong Kong has some of the most well-known photography spots out there and it’s one of my favorite places to take pictures (as I showed you in my Five Favorite Pictures post about Hong Kong).  One of my favorite pictures of all time is this one, of a hugely dramatic sunrise over a Hong Kong that almost looks like it’s still asleep.

hong kong sunrise

I was so happy I found that spot and have since revisited that exact location on almost every return trip to Hong Kong.  It’s a place called Lugard Road.  While the weather won’t always be this clear the view is simply hard to beat.  About a year ago I put together a video on how you can find this exact spot to take an epic picture at sunrise or sunset!

(a word of caution: the spot is becoming more and more well-known, so expect for other photographers to be there and make some friends!  I’ve found that sunrises are less crowded than sunsets.)

Here are a couple of other images I’ve taken from that exact spot:

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The video is pretty clear on what you need to do to find it, but one detail I left out is that you will need to take a taxi to The Peak if you’re going for a sunrise shoot, since the Peak Tram doesn’t start running until 7am, after sunrise.

Anyway, I hope you enjoyed the video if you’ve never seen it and let me know if you have any questions!

 

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