Light at the end of the tunnel: Mr Jacquet-Legrèze says he felt the need to use his camera to create this set of pictures, entitled Vertical Horizon, to share his astonishment about the city's 'race to the sky'

Don't look UP! Dizzying pictures show Hong Kong's awe-inspiring skyscrapers from the ground floor

Light at the end of the tunnel: Mr Jacquet-Legrèze says he felt the need to use his camera to create this set of pictures, entitled Vertical Horizon, to share his astonishment about the city's 'race to the sky'

Dizzying: The remarkable reflections created by the mirrored glass on this building resemble the artistic optical illusions of the surrealist M.C. Escher

Don't look UP! Dizzying pictures show Hong Kong's awe-inspiring skyscrapers from the ground floor

Dizzying: The remarkable reflections created by the mirrored glass on this building resemble the artistic optical illusions of the surrealist M.C. Escher

Looking down: Despite the cramped living conditions, Hong Kong ranks highly for its quality of life and on the Human Development Index

Don't look UP! Dizzying pictures show Hong Kong's awe-inspiring skyscrapers from the ground floor

Looking down: Despite the cramped living conditions, Hong Kong ranks highly for its quality of life and on the Human Development Index

Stunning: French graphic artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze captured these vertigo-inducing vistas of vertical Hong Kong on a visit to the city, which he credits with inspiring within him a passion for photography

Don't look UP! Dizzying pictures show Hong Kong's awe-inspiring skyscrapers from the ground floor

Stunning: French graphic artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze captured these vertigo-inducing vistas of vertical Hong Kong on a visit to the city, which he credits with inspiring within him a passion for photography

Scraping the sky: With a population of seven million squeezed into an area of just 426 square-miles, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world

Don't look UP! Dizzying pictures show Hong Kong's awe-inspiring skyscrapers from the ground floor

Scraping the sky: With a population of seven million squeezed into an area of just 426 square-miles, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world

Hive of humanity: Mr Jacquet-Lagrèze says said it's the geometry of the urban environment and the vivid lives it shelters are the aspects of Hong Kong that inspire him most

Don't look UP! Dizzying pictures show Hong Kong's awe-inspiring skyscrapers from the ground floor

Hive of humanity: Mr Jacquet-Lagrèze says said it's the geometry of the urban environment and the vivid lives it shelters are the aspects of Hong Kong that inspire him most

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