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Yeuk Hui Study Hall

Yeuk Hui Study Hall

Ping Shan, Hong Kong view map

This broken signboard is the only remaining part of Yeuk Hui Study Hall.
The study hall was built around 1870 at Ping Shan,
a northwest suburb in the New Territories of Hong Kong.

The Tangs (A family in Hong Kong with long history)
at Ping Shan had made tremendous efforts to promote education.
The Yeuk Hui Study Hall was one of the purposely-buit study halls
for the youngsters in that area.

The right most Chinese characters on the signboard say that the study hall was restored in 1903.
This signboard was found inside a dark room of an ancient guest house.

I found the only light from the windows beautifully shed on the signboard.

Posted on 19 January 2009
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Chad Ramsey07-Mar-2009 03:09
Beautiful lighting! Such a gorgeous shot~V
Matthew Mannell01-Mar-2009 00:10
Very nice! You are amazing at exposing these interior shots. V
blizzard25-Feb-2009 20:33
excellent control of the light
stunning work men ship v
Jessica-C23-Jan-2009 03:39
So intriguing....myestical lighting.
BleuEvanescence23-Jan-2009 00:25
You know how to keep interest alive...
Perfection as always.
Steve Morris21-Jan-2009 20:56
Interesting story and great light play!!BV
Jeff Waldorff21-Jan-2009 11:34
Superb lighting and compositoin with great history, CM!
2004 20-Jan-2009 13:31
excellent presentation !
Debbie Blackburn Beierle20-Jan-2009 07:31
Mysterious and intriguing light! LOVE the tones and textures! Dynamic, CM!!!
Christian Frisquet20-Jan-2009 04:48
Great shot! Excellent use of the light. vVv
an nguyen20-Jan-2009 02:21
Love the cold lighting in this image..
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography20-Jan-2009 00:38
Very nice capture, fine composition and light, V.
Simon Chandler20-Jan-2009 00:28
Excellent composition and lighting to present this historic relic. Thanks for the enriching information. v
Chris Spracklen19-Jan-2009 23:35
Great angle, perspective and detail, CM. (V)
A most interesting description too, my friend.
Outstanding technique, as ever.
Kind regards, Chris
TuTmin19-Jan-2009 17:58
And You very well presented this Angle.great work.V~
Char19-Jan-2009 16:29
Great lighting on this interesting sign. Thanks for sharing the history. \/
Walter O. Koenig19-Jan-2009 14:36
Great lighting and atmosphere and interesting story behind this too. Beautiful time exposure. "V"
DL 19-Jan-2009 14:25
Wonderful balance and symmetry, splendid lighting. This is a superb shot!