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Can you tell where it is yet? Hong Kong pictured from the bottom up

Photographer publishing a book of Hong Kong's buildings

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 5:42pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 5:43pm

At first glance these photographs might look like part of a futuristic space station.

But on closer inspection you'll see that they are in fact skyscrapers photographed from ground level.

And they aren't any old skyscrapers: the photographs are taken around Hong Kong.

Photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has produced a book called Vertical Horizon which focuses on the city's growing skyline.

"This book is like a contemplative dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and an expression of its vertical elan," he says.

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