Tag: China

Lost Places – intrigued by decay

For quite some time the fascination for abandoned places, widely known as Lost Places, has increased. More and more adventurers and photographers worldwide are looking for these mysterious locations. Urban Exploration (the urban version of the Lost Places cult) has almost become a trend and mainly photographers publishing their discoveries on social media platforms or ...

Original or imitation? When you stumble across the Eiffel Tower in China…

Every one of us who grew up with little brothers or sisters probably knows the feeling when the little ones keep imitating you. That can be very annoying, but in most cases this will stop at some point. When I saw photos of Chinese imitations of famous European sights and even entire cities for the ...

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A night walk with the SIGMA 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM | Art

As some of you may already know, I belong to the persons who experience wanderlust like very ordinary emotional chaos. At almost every hour at day and at night I’d love to hop on the next plane and explore new worlds. The destination itself isn’t even important for me – the main thing is getting ...

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Easter in China

It was time for me again to leave home for exploring unknown, faraway places. As you already know me, my camera and me are used to simply hop on the next train, bus or plane in order to travel to other countries. This time, through mere coincidence than big considerations, we travelled to China. (I ...

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Ren Hang – Remembering a great photographer

On 23 February 2017 the sad news of Ren Hang’s death was published in many different art magazines and newspapers. The Chinese photographer, who with his emotional, special and highly aesthetic analogue photographs counts among the most prominent representatives of the new, word-renowned generation of photographers, died at the early age of 29. Photography wasn’t ...

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Tip: Tao Liu’s provocative and humorous Street Photos from Hefei

Had someone searched for the name Tao Liu on Google four months ago, the search request most likely wouldn’t have yielded any search results. The 32-year-old water meter reader - who meticulously documents the city life during lunch breaks and after work - was at that time only another hobby photographer, capable of capturing brilliant ...