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With the theme “From Like to Love, Live in Photography,” the festival returns this year, involving more than 60 activities, 200 local and international photographers and 40 organizations. The festival features six thematic exhibitions, including “Eye to Eye: Jockey Club Social Documentation Roving Exhibition,” “World Press Photo 2012,” “Parallel Visions: Japan and Korea Contemporary Photography Exhibition,” “Reflection and Refraction: Daido Moriyama,” “Post-Straight: Contemporary Hong Kong Photography” and “Poet Merchant of Kin Tye Lung: Chen Pu-chi,” as well as various seminars, workshops and a photo competition. More program info, visit www.hkphotofest.org.

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