We took a great walk through the Ladies Market in Mongkok before dinner. I love the energy of that area of Hong Kong. It’s an incredibly target-rich area and home to a couple great camera stores. What else could you ask for?
I made my usual stop in Ningbo and took photos near my usual shopping mall (Wanda Plaza). Except for the people in the photos it looks like the photos could have been taken in Minneapolis.
More photos from the Seaworld area in Shekou. Very cool area of Shenzhen with lots of stuff going on at night.
I was in Hong Kong on the first and last day of my month long trip – which is my typical routine since I fly in and out of Hong Kong. I LOVE this city. So much energy! So much great material for street photography!
Lots and lots of rain in Ningbo. It never stopped. So I spent my time shooting inside a mall or out in the rain.
I’ve driven by Macau about 30 times over the last four years and each time I think “I should make a side trip to Macau sometime”. Well this year I finally pulled the trigger and spent a couple days in the old city a few days before Chinese New Year. It was a mob scene.
I often go to Southern China in January to escape the winter in Minneapolis. This year winter followed me to China and I witnessed the first snow in Shenzhen in over 40 years. I had to go out and buy a freaking winter coat because it got so cold. Not exactly the escape I had […]
The 2015 compilation video with my usual pithy commentary about street photography in China. This blog is now 5 years old! I wish I had started when I first began traveling in China 30 years ago, but there was no (public) internet in 1986.
I had a few hours in Hong Kong on my way home and grabbed some street photos after dinner. It was a really great trip and this was the icing on the cake. Once again, these were all taken with a small Nikon P7800 with an extra on-camera flash and not my usual big DSLR as an experiment.
I absolutely love southern China in October and early November. The humidity and big heat are gone. You can actually walk around in the middle of the day instead of hiding in an air conditioned office or hotel. That meant I could get out and enjoy lots of street photography without my lens fogging.
My trip took me to both Ningbo & Guangzhou where I stayed at hotels that were both next to a Wanda Mall. This is a chain of upscale malls where China’s middle class goes to spend the money they’ve earned from Walmart.
This is the second time my China travel schedule overlapped with the annual kite festival in Yangjiang, but because of my tight schedule I could only stay for a brief period in the morning.
I visited Yangjiang twice on this trip, including a period that overlapped with the annual kite festival.
I’ve been mentally searching for a western city I’ve visited before that is similar to Lijiang. The only place I can think of is Venice, Italy.
I’ve run out of words to describe the central market in Qingxi. It’s simply big and full of sights, sounds and smells.
I walked around the Sea World area of Shekou (Shenzhen) and took some annoying flash street photos on this trip.
They were hot streets. Very hot.
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