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The Secret Life of the Firefighters by Chan Dick

The Photographer Took Stunning Aerial Images of the Chai Wan Fire Station

Posted by Gestalten—08/2016

After six years of living in the same apartment, photographer Chan Dick caught a glimpse of what was behind a ventilation duct in his bathroom that always seemed to be shut. What did he see? A beautiful opportunity. Dick photographed the firefighters at the Chai Wan Fire Station through a tiny window in his bathroom. Revisiting the duct on a daily basis, he began a visual log of their varied schedules. See more from the series below, or browse our book PhotoViz for a glimpse at how other photographers are reinventing the medium as a means of data visualization.

Images © Chan Dick