I am never tired of photographing the surreal scenery of the limestone columns at Zhangjiajie. Please enjoy :-)
This week’s challenge is Rule of Thirds.
This is definitely a photo which is off centered.
While the water is blueish with ripples from the rain drops falling hard on the winter lake, this contrasts greatly with the school of bright colored kois rushing towards a focal point.
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For Chinese, the second day of the Chinese New Year is almost as important as the New Year’s Day.
Peach blossoms symbolize growth, prosperity, long life and romance. Because they are associated with romance, peach blossoms are popular with singles who decorate them in the hope of finding love in the coming year.
Here are two photos, one showing the peach blossom tree while the other the flowers.
Hope you like them :-)
Here is a photo with two axes of Symmetry.
The picture is symmetrical about the water line which divides the reflection from the features on land.
The other axis of symmetry is in the middle span of the triple arch bridge.
The bridge is aesthetically pleasing !
Mountains loom large in many people’s mind. I used to think of them being majestic, mysterious and sometimes even sacred. In my travels, sometimes, the best scenery are the ones that I miss while travelling in a car or a coach.
When there is no way you can stop and take a picture; may be because it is a single lane road with many cars behind you and /or there are no places to stop.
Perhaps, this is just like the river of life, the best view are those you see on the road. ……… life just goes on and on and cannot be stopped somewhere in between. But this does not deter me from taking pictures while the car / coach are moving, while risking the fact that objects in the forefront may look blur when the images come out.
While travelling in Yunnan, high up in a mountainous area where even taller mountains appeared before my eyes, I took several images while the coach was on the move. More than half of the images came out alright; some of them suffered from the glare reflecting from the coach window.
I like the way the clouds have come down in an almost triangular shape, hiding parts of the mountain but leaving the peaks exposed. I also like the several distinct bands of colors of the mountain, the land etc. I just couldn’t forget the lonely and dreamy house there too and the feeling that this couldn’t be China – this could just be anywhere in the world ( or out of this world)!
<This post contains 3 photos> Here are three photos taken at the Resonant Sand Desert in Inner Mongolia. These are enormous sand carvings of Mongolian figures. In two of the photos, you will see visitors on the side, giving you a sense of the scale. It is not uncommon to see sand carvings on beaches, but to see them in desert is my first time. Please enjoy :-)