31 March

Mother, Son and the 14 Air Conditioners

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Mother, Son and the 14 Air Conditioners

31.03.12 – Haidian District. Beijing, China.

30 March

On the Buses – Beijing [Mobile Uploads]

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On the Buses – Beijing [Mobile Uploads]

Bus 489. Beijing, China. 2012

29 March

A Light in the Dark [Mobile Uploads]

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A Light in the Dark [Mobile Uploads]

A Light in the Dark. Beijing, China. 29.03.12

27 March

Checking Messages On the Subway – Beijing [Mobile Uploads]

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Checking Messages On the Subway – Beijing [Mobile Uploads]

26.03.12 – Line 2. Beijing Subway, China.

26 March

Must Watch: Sebastiao Salgado: The Photographer as Activist

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I came across this video over the weekend which I felt compelled to share here on my blog. It’s a panel discussion with the great Sebastiao Salgado, whose work I greatly admire. Salgado has taken documentary photography to another level, pushing the role of photographer beyond being merely a witness and into an agent for […]

25 March

Sunset Couple – Beijing [Mobile Upload]

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Sunset Couple – Beijing [Mobile Upload]

A couple walking across a bridge at sunset. Beijing, China. 2012

23 March

Home time: Hailing A Cab

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Home time: Hailing A Cab

Rush hour. Friday night. 7pm. Beijing, China. 2012

21 March

Enter The Water Dragon

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Enter The Water Dragon

Tomorrow, Thursday 22nd March, marks the United Nations’ World Water Day. To mark the event, Beijing NGO Thirst4Water has been holding events in schools and universities throughout the city to raise awareness about water issues across the globe. This morning, in Beijing, we orchestrated nearly 1000 students into the shape of a dragon to mark […]

19 March

New Multimedia Coming Soon

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Followers here will know that last summer I embarked on a trip to China’s southern province of Sichuan, to report on the threats to China’s forests for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. In case you missed it, here is a link to the main reporting page on the Pulitzer Center website. I’m delighted to […]

15 March

Chengguan Calling – Beijing [Mobile Upload]

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Chengguan Calling – Beijing [Mobile Upload]

The above image is from a street advertisement for the local Chengguan in Beijing, China. The Chengguan are a local government agency that take care of various aspects of the city’s management, normally enforcing local bylaws. They are a frequent site in the city and are infamous for being the arch-enemy of all street peddlers […]