The people in these boats are beggars who would approach the incoming ships. They had long poles that would reach high up to the deck of the ocean liners where the tourists would wait to disembark.
Looking toward the Bund, a long boulevard that runs along the waterfront. In the foreground is a typical sampan.
Whangpoo River approaching Shanghai
Press the secret button and a door falls open, revealing the lens.
Pull the lens out along its rail.
Lock brackets to hold viewing hood in place.
Open bottom of camera and insert a roll of film.
Waiting to disembark at Shanghai.
Dock for small boats on Shanghai Bund.
Waiting to disembark in Shanghai Harbor.
Hold camera like this for vertical pictures. Note Don in the backwards cap.
Equipment including filter, rolls of film, instruction books
Anatomy of the camera. It is a medium format single-lens reflex with a focal plane shutter.
After a gruelling photo shoot, Hope relaxes on the front steps.