Thursday, July 08, 2010

Hong Kong's "A Symphony of Lights"

Hong Kong's "A Symphony of Lights"
Originally uploaded by Don Sausa

Traditionally, on July 4th weekend I would see fireworks in the United States. But since I'm in Asia, I guess this will do.

According to Guinness World Records, Hong Kong's "A Symphony of Lights" is considered to be the world's largest permanent light and sound show. There are over 40 buildings involved in the show and the features include laser beams, search lights, and colored displays, all of which synchronized to the music that's playing over loud speakers. The show typically starts at 8pm and ends around 8:15pm. This shot was taken near the Clock Tower at Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.

This is not HDR. This is a plain shot with light contrast, no post process noise reduction either. Equipment: Canon 7D and Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L lens using a tripod, remote trigger, and a 1/25 sec shutter at ISO 100.

1 comment:

layana resort and spa koh lanta said...

Sounds amazing. It must have been a wonderful experience witnessing this firework display in Hong Kong. I hope I can watch something like that when I visit there.