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Ching Shu Hin Guest House, Ping Shan, Hong Kong view map

The dressing table is the only remaining furniture
in this spacious guest room on the ground floor.

From the mirror of the dressing table,
you can see a staircase connects to the mezzanine floor.

The window is narrow and installed high
to provide enough security against theft.
It reflects not only the high criminal rate
but also the extreme disparity between the rich and the poor in that period.

Posted on 27 January 2009
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Marco Valk15-Mar-2009 13:08
beautiful shot; lighting and comp are perfect. v
bosch03-Mar-2009 16:40
great lighting and the mirror just in the right place
keep up the good work!!!!!!!
gardener01-Feb-2009 09:33
Clever shot, nice reflection.
LynnH30-Jan-2009 13:09
Fantastic!!! The reflection is awesome. Love the light. Vote!!!!
Chad Ramsey29-Jan-2009 17:46
Beautiful lighting and composition! V
bill friedlander29-Jan-2009 00:53
PS. Love the reflection of the steps in the mirror.
bill friedlander29-Jan-2009 00:51
Beautiful light and graphic composition. V
endre novak28-Jan-2009 20:43
very nicely handled.
Simon Chandler28-Jan-2009 16:17
Wow, excellent composition and lighting. Great atmosphere. v
Wenche Aune28-Jan-2009 07:54
Fantastic light and composition. V
XiaoBernard9928-Jan-2009 06:53
Happy New Year...
A good presentation of this home with a lot of technical and social details.
Debbie Blackburn Beierle28-Jan-2009 05:59
Fantastic! Love the lighting/tones and textures! Amazing work, CM!
an nguyen28-Jan-2009 04:12
Love this photo from the simplicity of the composition to the beautiful light..
hugo poon28-Jan-2009 02:31
Brilliant compossition and angle my friend!!!
Wish you and yours a great Year of the Ox... Kung Hei Fat Choi!:-)
Josée V.28-Jan-2009 01:38
Wow !!! really an interesting light... V
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography27-Jan-2009 22:18
Good capture, well seen, V.
Char27-Jan-2009 20:24
Great composition CM! What and excellent scene and perfect capture of the stairs in the mirror. A wonderful shot!
Milos Markovic27-Jan-2009 20:03
Wonderfully composed and what a great use of lighting.
Fantastic exposure CM.
Have a great, happy and healthy New Year!
Walter O. Koenig27-Jan-2009 15:55
Very nice composition that conveys the spaciousness very well. The reflection is a wonderful bonus. Thanks for the description. "V"
2004 27-Jan-2009 10:57
Excellent to show another corner by mirror reflection ... so clever !
DL 27-Jan-2009 10:27
Excellent use of light and brilliant idea of using the mirror to reflect the staircase. Another excellent photo.
Giancarlo Guzzardi27-Jan-2009 07:43
interesting composition