Fuji TX2 (XPAN) + Kodak Portra 160
Model : Sarah
In preparation for the shoot I tried to capture colourful textures in the Hong Kong Botanical Garden. There were beds of these yellow flowers and I hoped that they would carry accross in the double exposure process. They did, as clearly evidenced here. I like how Sarah’s complexion and red blonde hair blends with the flowers, and I also like how her clear eyes pierece through the texture.
*Red and Gold Flower*
A few weeks back, I went to Ping Shan with my daughter’s class. The Hong Kong government has recently come to the realisation that it was attracting a certain kind of tourists with shopping malls and luxury hotels, but not another kind more interested in history and culture. So they opened the Ping Shan heritage trail, a string of old buildings and temples in the town of Ping Shan just by the border. I’m not sure it’ll be much of a tourist attraction, but I found it really interesting. In the last temple we visited were these paper flowers that I found quite striking…