After a morning full if agitprop and images of violence, I find his beautiful pictures and deeply incisive thoughts soothing.
The overall theme for this post is Shanghai’s speed and mobility.
I realize I have a preference for a “flawed” aesthetic.
Even with a digital camera (Canon 600D), I’m still going for the same vision as with my film compacts.
In fact, in some ways, I’m treating my Canon 600D like a film compact…
If you view the image at full size, you could see the grain almost breaking up the picture.
There’s a symmetry to this composition that I like.
It’s not focused correctly, just as we see things in glimpses.
There’s still a lot of construction going on in Shanghai.
This is visual evidence that the metropolis (population 23 million) is still growing!
It’s a city on the move.
With people on the move.
The three big Chinese characters are translated literally as “China dream”.
A city is the dream of its people made manifest.
The Chinese characters on…
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