December 27, 2013

Street Colors

Photograph by Brian Yen

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Photo Contest Images

After a summer storm washes away the everyday grime, the true color of the city shines through.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest.)


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44 comments
c. lin
c. lin

小城滋味!喜爱香港!

Drkamal Mohanani
Drkamal Mohanani

WORLD IS COLORFUL,STREETS ARE PART OF CIVILIZATION,HENCE MULTICOLOR - DR KAMAL MOHANANI

zhang kun
zhang kun

the colorful street must have so many colorful stories. 

D W
D W

Location is: Hysan Place, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong.  I think the shot should be taken inside Hysan Place.

Sandra Hickman
Sandra Hickman

Great angle and shot. Everything is always so bright and clean after rains. Looks inviting.

Shannon T
Shannon T

Fantastic. I love how everything is colorful right down to the vehicles. What city is this?

A. Wen
A. Wen

so beautiful color! 

Ivonne Giskus
Ivonne Giskus

I love this pic...the colors are so vibrant after the rain! I want to visit HongKong one of these days. It looks like a play Lego street..

y k
y k

 This photo shows the basic things that you see (eg. the cracks on the road and the number of bricks on the sidewalk) but you don't really, truly notice them until they are perceived at this angle. Great shot!

Sandy Wilt
Sandy Wilt

The picture seems to be changing as you look at it I think it is the umbrellas that give me that impression

Love the picture


Janice H.
Janice H.

Wow!      Lovely, energetic, bright and cheerful, looks almost like a child's toy "setup".       Amazing colors captured splendidly.          Wonderful shot!


Ravi Shail
Ravi Shail

lovely shot...:) rain has made colours  brighter.

Margaret Lea
Margaret Lea

So vibrant! Beautiful! Thanks to Kim and Josh for identifying the location.

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Chock a' block full of colors, I love it.  The shot taken from above brings it all together for the eye to enjoy, and I certainly enjoyed it, being a person who loves color.  Rain washed, fresh,and a really great shot, that explodes, may I say, wow!  j.e.s. 

Ann Mann
Ann Mann

The color is just moves your eye around very well done!

Myo Maung
Myo Maung

Looks like lego pieces, is it actually real? lol

Denis C.
Denis C.

Not even the name of the country or the city where it was taken? Is it realy to much to ask for a Geography Magazine? Looks like Japan, but Is it Tokyo ?

Thomas Brouwer
Thomas Brouwer

Additional saturation in post processing helps too.

srimanta ray
srimanta ray

wow,,,, excellent colour and composition..... I specially love the top view,,,, fantastic,,, congrats,,, regards,,, :)Sri

vance mordecai
vance mordecai

Just as in life, establish your individuality by being colorful.

Rafael Koria
Rafael Koria

stunning vibrant colors and design ! beautiful capture.

josh Williams
josh Williams

@Denis C. it's HongKong ,I live in HongKong,i know this place

Kim S.
Kim S.

@Denis C. They don't seem to have it tagged in the picture itself, but across my browser (Safari) it says "Hong Kong Picture -- City Wallpaper -- National Geographic Photo of the Day".  Hope that helps!


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