and the other one guarding the gate, I saw four people (three grandmas and a man my age) standing side-by-side, some with their hands on their hips. The grandmas were busily chatting, whilst he man was just standing quietly.
As I walked upto them, I figured-out why they were there, and took-up a place a bit behind them, on the rise leading into the gate.
Then it happened… the leaves on the trees which enclosed the area began to rustle, and a cool breeze was soon upon us.
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2014-07-27 2 Comments
These stacks of tins have been set-out most mornings when I’ve walked by this neighborhood shop. I’m pretty sure they’ll be used to steam dumplings.
Taken with my DMC-GX7. A lot of development using Lightroom 5.5. Conversion to B&W just seemed natural for this shot.
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2014-07-26 3 Comments
No, I don’t know what type of flowers these are. The wife doesn’t know, either.
One of the first pictures I took on July 10th. Unlike 4:58 and 5:07, which were taken from the top of the apartment complex, this one was taken out my (Ninth floor) kitchen window.
Very little work was done on it… auto lens correction, and increased values for shadows and clarity. No cropping, which is very rare for me these days.
This one was taken not far from my apartment complex. The building on the right has appeared in a number of my shots.
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2014-07-22 3 Comments
And, just like that, the white clouds and blue skies are back here in the northern capital of the middle kingdom.
I took this picture around 3 pm, when the AQI was 57 (Moderate). You can see a screenshot of the AQI for the last 24 hours
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2014-07-21 10 Comments