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  • Hong Kong is absolutely the place to watch passing strangers.
    Besides sheer volume, the urban environment is full of wonderful moments to observe without being observed by your subjects.
    From the escalator; from a second-story shop window; on an observation deck... The list is practically endless.
    A favorite of mine was from the escalator, where the view ranged from 0-40 feet off the ground, above and through an apparently complicated maze of vehicular and pedestrian streets below.
    Policy in Hong Kong has largely prevented habitable public space, meaning very few benches and wide steps exist in the city and people do not tend to linger in any particular spot for more than a moment, so subjects were often fleeting but entertaining nonetheless.
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