Fishermen on the River Li

Image Credit: Photograph by David Paul Elliott Fishermen on the river Li in China. These boatmen participate in an illuminated display, for tourists, which takes place as evening comes. The visual effect is stunning. See more great images via Readers’ travel photography competition: September – in pictures | Travel | The Guardian

Grave Sweeping Day, Hong Kong.

People walk past tombstones in a cemetery near residential buildings during the Ching Ming Festival, or Grave Sweeping Day, in Hong Kong on 5 April, 2019. Visiting the graves of ancestors during Ching Ming is a Chinese tradition dating back 2,000 years to the Han dynasty, with families paying their respects by cleaning the graves, […]

The amazing world of Nadav Kander

Chongqing XI, Chongqing Municipality, 2007 Photoraph bby Nadav Kander. I worked intuitively, trying not to be influenced by what I already knew about china. I wanted to respond to what I found and felt. Although unconscious, it seems no coincidence that I travelled up river, against the current’ Source: Toxic dips and entertaining Obama: the […]

Kryptodrakon, the Winged Dinosaur.

Dubbed Kryptodrakon progenitor, the beast had a wingspan of 4.5 feet (1.4 meters) as it flew the Jurassic skies about 163 million years ago. The new species gets its first name from the Latin krypto (hidden) and drakon (serpent), a nod to the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which was filmed in the desert where […]

China’s Neon-Lit Alleyways.

Cinematic images of some of China’s neon-lit back alleys by Paris-based graphic designer and photographer Marilyn Mugot inspired by the films of David Cronenberg, Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick. She visited China in November and spent six weeks exploring Chongqing, Guilin and Hong Kong, setting out for a different neighborhood as the sun went down […]

Abandoned Gouqi Island.

Gouqi Island belongs to a group of nearly 400 islands known as Shengsi Islands, and form a part of the Zhoushan Archipelago, located outside of Hangzhou Bay. It is the largest archipelago of China. Traditionally Zhoushan had relied heavily on its primary industry, which is fishing, given Zhoushan is the largest fishery in China. Nowadays […]

Ice and Snow Carnivals.

by Natasha Geiling Located in China’s northeast corner, Harbin might be considered the country’s unofficial capital of winter—throughout January, temperatures can dip as low as -36 degrees Fahrenheit. Its chilly temperatures and long, harsh winters filled with snow have earned it the nickname Ice City, but Harbin is far from dark and dead (even in […]

The Last of the Steam Locomotives.

It’s a bumpy ride, and it takes over an hour to go 12 miles. But the trip from Shixi to Huangcunjing in rural Sichuan is one of the last regular passenger steam train services in the world – and a lifeline to locals, who could not travel to nearby towns without it Kevin Frayer/Getty Images […]

Two White Tiger Babies, Yunnan Zoo.

Two of a group of white tiger sextuplets are photographed at the Yunnan Zoo in Kunming, China. Image Credit: Photograph by Veg/Getty Images, According to the zoo, white tigers usually give birth to two or three cubs, and the sextuplets are considered very rare. via 22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

The Magic of Perfectly Timed Photos.

by Dovas Street photography requires a knack for catching quirky and unexpected details that others might miss, and this is a talent that self-taught Chinese street photographer Tao Liu has in spades. As a water meter reader in the city of Haifei, he spends his days on the streets, where he can capture warm, unexpected […]