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Stargazing – Photographer Brings Out the Little-Seen Beauty of Hong Kong’s Night Sky

May 21st 2014

We’re lucky to have an abundance of talented photographers in Hong Kong, but for reasons of light pollution and the ever-present smog, not many train their lenses any higher than the top of the ICC. Not so however for astronomy enthusiast and multi-media creator Mew Chu, who caught our eye by shifting the focus from the skyline to the sky itself.

Get a taste of Chu’s portfolio with this captivating video:

As all Hong Kongers know, catching a glimpse of a starry sky in our city is no easy task, but that’s perhaps what makes Chu’s photographs so special. Chu hopes the public will recognise the rarity of such shots and in turn become inspired to protect the beauty of our skies.

Click through to view our top five picks of his collection:

High Island Reservoir

 

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