1. I recently spent a week filming in Hong Kong, creating short biopics of China's forgotten tradesmen. Mainly shot in Sham Shui Po, Tai O floating village, Yuen Po Street Bird Garden and Hung Hom where old craftsmen ply their trades in the shadow of Hong Kongs' rampant urban development. This is one in a number of short films giving insight into these warm and passionate people who are still dedicated to their craft.

    Canon 5D Mark III
    Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8
    Manfrotto 525 tripod / 503 head
    Rode Mic
    Small hand towel
    Bag of Maltesers

    Music Twelve O'Clock Shadow by Flako
    Thanks to Lina Chen, Movana Chen, Lilly Chen and Wang Hai Feng for helping with research, translation and lugging my kit around.

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  2. I recently spent a week filming in Hong Kong, creating short biopics of China's forgotten tradesmen. Mainly shot in Sham Shui Po, Tai O floating village, Yuen Po Street Bird Garden and Hung Hom where old craftsmen ply their trades in the shadow of Hong Kongs' rampant urban development. This is one in a number of short films giving insight into these warm and passionate people who are still dedicated to their craft.

    Canon 5D Mark III
    Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8
    Manfrotto 525 tripod / 503 head
    Rode Mic

    Music Jim Fassett / Symphony of the Birds
    Thanks to Lina Chen, Movana Chen, Lilly Chen and Wang Hai Feng for helping with research, translation and lugging my kit around.

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  3. I recently spent a week filming in Hong Kong creating short biopics of China's forgotten tradesmen. Mainly shot in Sham Shui Po, Tai O floating village, Yuen Po Street Bird Garden and Hung Hom where old craftsmen ply their trades in the shadow of Hong Kongs' rampant urban development. This is one in a number of short films giving insight into these warm and passionate people who are still dedicated to their craft.

    Canon 5D Mark III
    Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8
    Manfrotto 525 tripod / 503 head
    Rode Mic

    Music Essence of Sapphire by Dorothy Ashby
    Thanks to Lina Chen, Movana Chen, Lilly Chen and Wang Hai Feng for helping with research, translation and lugging my kit around.

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  4. I recently spent a week filming in Hong Kong, creating short biopics of China's forgotten tradesmen. Mainly shot in Sham Shui Po, Tai O floating village, Yuen Po Street Bird Garden and Hung Hom where old craftsmen ply their trades in the shadow of Hong Kongs' rampant urban development. This is one in a number of short films giving insight into these warm and passionate people who are still dedicated to their craft.

    Hong Kong currently has left only three mahjong handcrafters, and Ms. Ho Sau Mei is one of them (the only female as well). She has insisted in handcrafting mahjong for 40 years, because of her love to her father and friends. Remaining the family handcrafting skill is one of her desiring wishes.

    Canon 5D Mark III
    Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8
    Manfrotto 525 tripod / 503 head
    Rode Mic

    Music Twelve O'Clock Shadow by Flako
    Thanks to Lina Chen, Movana Chen, Lilly Chen and Wang Hai Feng for helping with research, translation and lugging my kit around.

    # vimeo.com/122561855 Uploaded
  5. This video is part of my "Fading Worlds" series. A collection of photographic style, film vignettes of passionate people who are dedicated to their craft. Initially conceived in Hong Kong, James is currently developing his idea in the UK. Check the other videos in the series on this channel.

    Fading Worlds

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