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HKFP Lens: China’s organised chaos – Christiaan Hart’s stunning aerial shots of Shenzhen’s mega-structures

By Christiaan Hart.

Australian photographer Christiaan Hart has captured a series of stunning aerial shots of the mega-city of Shenzhen.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

Designated as China’s first Special Economic Zone in 1980, the former backwater has turned into a metropolis of 12 million people.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

Shots of skyscrapers, sports complexes and the busy Yantian container port are included in Hart’s new collection. 

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

“The vast growth of this city is amazing and it’s something that aerial photography captures in a unique way,” he writes.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

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Photo: Christiaan Hart.

View more of Hart’s work here.

HKFP Lens: China's organised chaos - Christiaan Hart's stunning aerial shots of Shenzhen's mega-structures