21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

As evening falls, a lone figure sits on a bench, bathed in the glow of artificial illumination. Above him, the vast expanse of empty space seems to speak to the isolation and detachment that many feel in the modern world. The urban landscape that surrounds us is a product of our own creation - and yet, as we succumb to its allure, we can't help but feel a sense of loneliness and disconnection.

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Date Taken: 03.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Hong Kong
Copyright: © Jason Au