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The north shore of Hong Kong Island across Victoria Harbour is, perhaps, one of the most impressive skylines in the world. Panoramic views of iconic architectural edifices are complemented by the harbour with the surrounding mountains and ridges as backdrop.
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Nikon D200 | Nikon 18-200mm VR @ 35mm | 1/250s @ f/11 | ISO 100 | Handheld

Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Island
Nikon D200 | Nikon 18-200mm VR @ 50mm | 1/250s @ f/11 | ISO 100 | Handheld

Central District, Hong Kong Island
Nikon D200 | Nikon 18-200mm VR @ 48mm | 1/250s @ f/8 | ISO 100 | Handheld

2 International Finance Centre (2IFC)Nikon D200 | Nikon 18-200mm VR @ 55mm | 1/250s @ f/11 | ISO 100 | Handheld

The skyscrapers that form the skyline include:
2 International Finance Centre (2003, César Pelli & Association Architects); Bank of China Tower (1990, I. M. Pei & Partners); Cheung Kong Center (1999, Cesar Pelli and Leo A. Daly); AIA Central (2005, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill); HSBC Main Building (1985, Foster and Partners); Jardine House (1972, Palmer & Turner); The Center (1998, Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Ltd)

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