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Hong Kong Oi Man Estate

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Very impressive buildings with a very nice symmetry. There are 5 of them.

Photography Tips

It's possible to use a tripod there.

It might be better to go there after a rain shower because usually the residents hang out their laundry so you dont't get a "clean" shot. ;-)

In general a wide angle lens like a 17-40mm lens at 17mm is a good choice if you want to capture the view up, so that you cover as many floors as possible within your photo.

Travel Information

The underground floor is accessible to public but you need to enter from the rear of the building. Accessing other levels you need a code for the security gates. I usually wait for someone to come in and pretend to be a resident and walk behind them. Find a side gate not the main gate where security usher stands. The roof is also open to public. Take train to Yau Ma Tei station and walk to Oi Man estate. Its about 25 min walk and there are some uphills so take it easy.
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 06:42 - 17:39 | current local time: 16:47
Locations Hong Kong City
Photo Themes Architecture
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Spot Comments (2)

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Oliver Grimm
Oliver Grimm 01.01.2019
What focal length have you used for this shot? Thanks in advance, Oliver
Manuel Becker Team
Manuel Becker 11.04.2019
Thanks for adding you details dear Oliver. This might help others now. Your shot by the way... damn it, so good!!

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