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'Upstairs' and 'Downstairs'

By MaryFaith
Different ways of life - with the affluent living in Hong Kong's skyline apartments in the background, contrasting with that of the poorer people in Aberdeen Fishing village on the harbour.
Best viewed large on black.............Grin

Special thanks to Isobel for your valued User Award for my 'chinese lantern' photo - it is much appreciated SmileSmileSmile

Tags: Photo journalism Harbour Skyline Boats Hong kong Aberdeen Fishing village Landscape and travel

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taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
10 Oct 2018 12:45AM
Great title for this fine image!
10 Oct 2018 1:06AM
Definitely up and downstairs wonderful capture well done 👍 Mary.
10 Oct 2018 6:09AM
The rich worry over their money, the poor over their bread
~ Vietnamese proverb
sawsengee 14 6 40 Malaysia
10 Oct 2018 6:22AM
The rich are afraid even of their own shadows while the poor are comfortable with their shadows as long as they have a roof over their
ancient Chinese saying. Smile
capto Plus
9 6.7k 25 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2018 7:56AM
A thought provoking shot.Smile
10 Oct 2018 8:28AM
Excellent composition Mary,
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2018 8:35AM
An excellent image Mary and one which tells a story. I am unsure who would be happier though, those at the top or those in the boats.

Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2018 1:09PM
Definitely the haves and the have not Mary.
Peter GrinGrin
10 Oct 2018 2:01PM
Excellent image
10 Oct 2018 2:33PM
An excellent capture illustrating some of the contrasts of 21st century living.
As you have said, Mary, "best viewed large on black."

JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2018 5:12PM
It is certainly the old and the new and seems so unfair. Well captured.
10 Oct 2018 7:56PM
Super shot Mary. Cathy
10 Oct 2018 8:03PM
Excellent image Mary.

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2018 9:50PM
Excellent image Mary. I like the skyline and the beautiful boatabilia...
Isabel GrinGrin
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2223 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2018 10:50PM
A great image showing the contrasting lifestyles.
11 Oct 2018 1:45AM
The sad part is the skyscrapers in China’s big cities are putting people out of centuries old homes and wrecking the very character of cities like Hong Kong and Shanghai etc....
A great peice of photo journalism Mary
RSK 11 6 Canada
12 Oct 2018 12:58AM
Great title for this comparison,excellent capture.

12 Oct 2018 3:40PM
Superb image of contrasts, MarySmileSmileSmile
A brilliant image superb capture, Mary.

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