Hong Kong Cityscape, China

Photograph by Ghani Khan, My Shot

A flash of red plies the nighttime waters of the South China Sea as shining skyscrapers mark the prosperity of Hong Kong. With seven million people living in its 426-square-mile (1,103-square-kilometer) region, the Asian megaport is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.

Photo Tip: Local architecture is an important part of any destination, but building shots tend to be dull. A dependable remedy is to compose with a compelling foreground element.

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