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Ladies Market in Hong Kong is quite a contrast from the glitz that HK really is. Filled with vendors on both sides of the road it makes for a great opportunity for street shooting. Amazing place to visit but the day I visited was apparently "bring your typhoon out". 

Sadly when I got there it was pouring rain and since I still haven't mastered the art of juggling umbrellas and cameras while shooting and dodging people it was a bit of a challenge to get the shot I wanted. Good thing both my Olympus camera and lens are weather proof.

The plastic covers on the top of the tents plus the rain add a chaotic retro feel to everything. Kinda cool if you ask me. If the bases of the umbrellas would be lit then it would look a lot like Blade Runner.

I have say that the vendors were not that happy either with customers who were only interested in photographing their products and not taking anything home. The result was that I bought, after tons of haggling, a cap that resembles Mao's communist one.

And no, I have no idea why is it called Ladies Market.

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Thank for your visit and I hope you enjoyed what you saw. Don't forget to share with your friends.

CONFIGURATION


Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5

Lens: Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 12-55mm F3.5-6.3


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