Photos: 30 Most Beautiful Counties in China

The China Institute of City Competitiveness (CICC) has released a list of the 30 most beautiful counties in China for 2014. With little surprise to those who have visited, the tourist-laden picturesque heavyweight Yangshuo in Guangxi tops the list. Read More »

Photo: Ceramics

A beautifully colourful shot from Australian-born John Horstman. The photo was taken in the Panjiayuan Markets, Beijing, China. Read More »

Photo: Friendship

A great capture from Hong Kong-based Emilie Pavey who blogs at the well-titled Land of No Cheese blog. See all of her photos here. Read More »

Photo: Reality

I was looking for a more upbeat photo that captured a bit of that Spring Festival snap, crackle and pop. But when I saw this photo it grabbed my attention and reminded me of the excesses of the season (which this year has been pretty much a month-long Western-Chinese celebration hybrid). The Nanning-based photographer, Sun … Read More »

Photo: The Shooting Stance

A lot of photos I choose to feature here are serious, gritty or artsy — felt it was about time for a humorous one. Taken at Suzhou’s famously-designed-by-IM-Pei museum, it looks like this guy is putting some Tai Qi lessons to practical use. Check out Jun Ballena’s photostream for a whack of beautifully vibrant photography. Read More »

Photo: Autumn in Beijing

It’s uncommon to see a photo from Beijing that isn’t covered in a layer of smog. This cleverly cropped capture from relatively new photographer Alex@China makes me long to wander down 银杏大道, kicking leaves as I went. My imagination is likewise cropped. Read More »

Photo: Shijiazhuang

This photo, by Beijing-based Christopher Cherry, reminded me of Manufactured Landscapes, an excellent documentary I watched recently on famed Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. Read More »

Photo: Rock This

From the always amazing photostream of Michael Steverson. In his words: “Sugar Rush performs at The Terrace in Shenzhen, China. First image of a photo documentary on rock music in China. I’ve been working on the project for a while now and I’m hoping to wrap it up by the fall. I’ll be dropping some … Read More »

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