Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

These incredible pictures of Hong Kong from never-seen-before angles will take your breath away. The pictures show the Chinese city from a vertical perspective, making the towering skyscrapers look never-ending. The stunning snaps were taken by French photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze, in an attempt to capture the growth of the highly built-up city. (Caters News)

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Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

These incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle will take your breath away. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

The pictures show the Chinese city from a vertical perspective, making the towering skyscrapers look never-ending. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

The stunning snaps were taken by French photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze, in an attempt to capture the growth of the built-up city. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

Romain, 29, said: “I love Hong Kong’s vertical architecture – as well as skyscrapers, it’s full of mountains and islands that make 70 per cent of the city’s territory totally covered by nature. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“For taking vertical photos, I tend to prefer the older residential buildings – what I like about them is the fact that they don’t look too uniformed. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“Each apartment is customizing its windows, some with mini garden, some by adding extra air con, or simply with a hanging system for the laundry – the result looks like a very lively facade that turns vibrant especially when shot at night. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“Through the medium of photography, I wanted to find an original ‘angle’ that would open up a fresh perspective on what I found most captivating about Hong Kong – its sheer density and ‘vertical sprawl’. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“The solution finally came to me while gazing at the moving clouds framed between towers. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“The idea was to look straight up, focusing my vision on the vertical development of the city – shifting the perspective in such a close-packed city enabled me to convey my visual shock just as intensely as it was felt. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“I can’t think of any other city in the world whose verticality has been taken to quite the extreme as in Hong Kong. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“The future of the city is not to go out further and further, but to build up higher and higher – it is this ‘vertical horizon’ I wanted to show in my photo series. (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

Vertical Limit! Incredible pictures of Hong Kong from a never-seen-before angle

“It is the only possible horizon for a city where scarcity of space and housing have become major social issues, and where home ownership is simply out of the question for half the population.” (Photo: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze/Caters News)

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