Photographer Andy Yeung uses drones to capture the density of Hong Kong

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Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Photographer Andy Yeung has been documenting the built environment ever since 2005. Eleven years and several awards later, he’s using drones to amplify how we can can see his home city, Hong Kong.

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. This photo was the 500px.com Editors' Choice (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. This photo was the 500px.com Editors’ Choice (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

This series of photographs, titled Urban Jungle, highlights the sheer physical mass of Hong Kong’s urban environment while showcasing the array of colors used for its residential high-rises.

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Happy Valley, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Happy Valley, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Prior to this, Yeung had been taking pictures from the opposite perspective. In his Look Up series, dizzying images show towers stretching up into the sky, amplifying their daunting qualities.

"Compact City" was awarded: PX3 2015 - Silver Winner - Architecture Category and 1st Place at 2015 Oneshot "Home" competition - International Photography Awards (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

“Compact City” was awarded: PX3 2015 – Silver Winner – Architecture Category and 1st Place at 2015 Oneshot “Home” competition – International Photography Awards (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Other photos reveal facades in a different light, with repetitive patterns often being the focal point of his work.

Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Hong Kong (Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Another series BeeHive again showcases the density of Hong Kong but from another different view point.

(Courtesy Andy Yeung)

(Courtesy Andy Yeung)

Yeung’s work can also be found via his Facebook page, Instagram, and Google+ profiles.

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