Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Moonlight in Hong Kong

We don't have a beautiful song like "Moonlight in Vermont" to go with this but I think the moon, the crane and the top of a building rightly represent a mellow moment in hectic city life, or maybe "Beauty and the Beast" can be the theme song for this photo.
I went to Central and took some night shots yesterday, just to practise and to get a special photo for my birthday today ;-)

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Comments on "Moonlight in Hong Kong"


Blogger No. 78 said ... (August 09, 2006 9:37 PM) : 

Happy Birthday! I suggest "Moonlight Serenade".


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (August 09, 2006 9:53 PM) : 

Happy birthday and many more. Great photo; keep up the good work!


Anonymous Monique said ... (August 09, 2006 10:25 PM) : 

Happy Birthday!!!


Blogger CAMEL said ... (August 09, 2006 10:27 PM) : 


I really like the mood of this picture.


Blogger Neorelix said ... (August 10, 2006 12:56 AM) : 

Hey - Happy Birthday! All the best to you. Hope you have fun all day long.This picture is special - makes me think of Night Watch or the like.


Anonymous Anonymous said ... (August 10, 2006 3:15 AM) : 

Found your blog recently and enjoyed it ever since. The pics bring back a lot of fond memories.

Happy Birthday!


Blogger Dawn said ... (August 10, 2006 3:21 AM) : 

Happy birthday!!, Hope you had a gorgeous day.


Blogger Lex said ... (August 10, 2006 3:38 AM) : 

Happy Birthday Lisi!!!


Blogger Denton said ... (August 10, 2006 9:39 AM) : 

Happy Birthday Lisi ... How do you get such a large moon in your photo? Was the crane a good distance from you when your took the photo? I am told it has to do with perspective and the moon looks largest when it is closest to the horizon. But in my night photos the moon always seems small.


Blogger midnitebara said ... (August 10, 2006 10:48 AM) : 

opss, Im a day late but Im greeting you anyway...

happy b-day !

And oh, thanks for the postcard. Thats so sweet of you..!

have a nice day!


Blogger edwin s said ... (August 10, 2006 12:47 PM) : 

Happy Birthday Leo Sista!


Blogger Anne said ... (August 10, 2006 1:45 PM) : 

Hey happy birthday!!


Blogger ~tanty~ said ... (August 10, 2006 3:14 PM) : 

Happy belated birthday dear Lisi!


Blogger Kala said ... (August 10, 2006 3:54 PM) : 

wow sooo many ppl born in august!!!! half my familys b-day is in august and Danas in august and my brother, mother, auntie, and cousin is in august - I guess kewl ppl are born in this month -

And how the heck do you take such an amazing shot of the moon??? Mines comes out as a white big glob of a circle without the different tones


Anonymous min said ... (August 10, 2006 6:32 PM) : 



Blogger Lisi said ... (August 10, 2006 6:41 PM) : 

Thank you thank you. Like Edwin of Kuala Lumpur Daily Photo said in this blog, modesty is not in a Leo's vocabulary. ;-) Thank you for all your good wishes, from the two anonymous to frequent commenters and infrequent commenters. I've had a good day going to a spa with my best friend and persist with attending class in the evening.

It is a great pleasure to know you cyberlly, and grow and learn photography with your comments. I've really enjoy working on this blog and thank you all for the encouragement and friendship.

To answer Kala, I've taken some 20 photos of the moon on Tuesday night testing with different settings. This one is taken with 1/34 shutter speed, F/6.5, ISO400 and I guess using spot metering is what made it works. Do try with your camera and show us the moon from you city.

Thanks again to everybody, for the footprints, wishes and encouragement.



Anonymous Karine said ... (August 10, 2006 6:52 PM) : 

Happy birthday one day later ;) Nice moon picture, this is beautiful.


Anonymous rudygiron said ... (August 11, 2006 2:24 AM) : 

¡Feliz Cumpleaños señorita Lisi!

Wish you a happy birthmonth.


Blogger Ame said ... (August 11, 2006 12:34 PM) : 

Happy Belated BD Lisi! I agree...great shot of the big ball of cheese! Sure wish I had a SLR digital...could do so much more adjusting of the settings...oh well, maybe for my BD, which isn't until next April! :-)


Blogger dutchie said ... (August 11, 2006 2:50 PM) : 

Happy belated birthday!!
That is a beautiful shot!


Blogger Liz said ... (August 13, 2006 2:07 AM) : 

Happy late :-)

Stunning photo! I saw full moon also in Netherlands but it was not SO big (and impressive) :-)


Blogger Jane said ... (August 14, 2006 12:06 AM) : 

Happy Birthday Lisi!

I'm late! but hey, for tomorrows post i shall post a picture of the moon which i took during my last birthday.

Again, happy birthday!


Blogger Lisi said ... (August 14, 2006 3:19 PM) : 

Thank you Karine, Rudy, Ame, Dutchie, Liz and Jane, late but equally appreciated. ;-)


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