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March 26, 2016 AT 5:00 am

Hong Kong in the 1950’s #celebratephotography

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Gorgeous photographs by teenage artist Ho Fan, via Wherecoolthingshappen

These stunning photographs of Hong Kong in the 1950s are captured beautifully by a teenager. Ho Fan who arrived from Shanghai in 1949. The streets, filled with vendors, coolies and rickshaw drivers, fascinated Ho. Taking pictures in a studio was the norm then, but the Ho was more interested in random, candid shots of strangers. His targets, however, did not always smile into the lens of his Rolleiflex…

See more and check out Ho Fan’s book of gorgeous prints A Hong Kong Memoir


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