HKFP Lens: Hong Kong photographer Carlo Yuen captures city’s unique natural, urban landscapes

1881 Heritage and Eastpro Gallery are hosting an exhibition “Light Up,” featuring selected works by Hong Kong landscape photographer Carlo Yuen.

Hong Kong Lion Rock
“Let’s Just Call it a Ghost Cat.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.

The exhibition, which runs until October 26, explores Yuen’s six-year journey of capturing Hong Kong’s unique landscapes.

Kowloon Peak
“Looking into the Sun as the New Days Rise.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.

His works showcase the beauty of iconic sites across the city, including Lion Rock, Kowloon Peak and Central’s International Financial Centre.

Cheung Kong Center Central
“The Quintessence of Life, I Think.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Hong Kong Mountain View
“Stay Gold.“ Photo: Carlo Yuen.

Yuen has won over 40 international photography awards in recent years, and is known as “Weatherman” for his ability to anticipate weather conditions, allowing him to capture short-lived moments that other lenses might miss.

Kwai Tsing Container Terminal
“We Do Whatever Just to Stay Alive.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Hong Kong Hill Mountain
“Floating in a Most Peculiar Way.“ Photo: Carlo Yuen.
IFC Central
“Commencing Countdown, Engines On.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Hong Kong building fog
“Ground Control to Major Tom.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Hong Kong ferry pier
“Live by the ABC’s: Adventurous, Brave, Creative.“ Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Highway Bridge
“Try to Remain Calm.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Hong Kong Light Building Nightview
“Worth the Wait.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.
Forest Tree Hong Kong
“I Will Wait for You Tonight.” Photo: Carlo Yuen.

The “Light Up” exhibition will be on display until October 26 at 1881 Heritage in Tsim Sha Tsui.

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