Bronze 2019 Editorial / Conflict

Hope Descends

  • Prize
    Bronze in Editorial/Conflict
  • Photographer
    Yuin Shan Ding
  • Technical Info
    Leica Sl, Vario-elmarit-sl 24–90 F/2.8–4 Asph.
  • Photo Date
    June 12, 2019

Observing riot police closing in, desperate young protestors cry out for more umbrellas to protect themselves. Their plea is answered when umbrellas begin to shower from footbridge above, provided by supportive on-lookers. A moment reminiscent of the ill-fated 2014 Umbrella Revolution, what will be Hong Kong’s fate this time?