Beyond Karst Peak | Xingping China

The impressive view from the top of Karst Peak in Xingping China is well worth the long climb. From the start of the path, there are 1159 steps that eventually bring you to an altitude of 220 metres above the town. Depending on the weather, it can be a breathtaking sight, giving nearly a 360 degree […]

The Sleeping Dragon | Guilin

Enter the Reed Flute Cave, one of Guilin, China’s oldest and most popular attractions. The natural limestone formations are illuminated by an array of colorful lights that give it a wild and otherworldly feel. Throughout the interior, there are 70 ink inscriptions that can be dated as far back as 792 AD in the Tang […]

Along The North Wall – Forbidden City, Beijing

While my wife and I were in Beijing, we rented a little apartment right across the street from this view of the Forbidden City. China has some really strange weather so it was nice to be able to easily access this spot over the course of a few nights. Out of my 3 attempts with this shot, this was by far the best sunset. To be fair though, I think it was the only sunset. Every other time I shot here the sky was completely coated with a thick smog.

To The Heavens – Beijing

This serene and empty view of The Temple of Heaven in Beijing was one of the trickiest locations I’ve ever had to shoot. It took me 2 visits to capture it but thankfully my perseverance (and rigid stubbornness) paid off.

Beyond The Fog || The Great Wall Of China

This is my favorite view from the top of The Mutianyu Section of The Great Wall Of China, just before the last rays of the sun disappeared into the thickening fog. It was a very spiritual moment for my wife and I, as we watched the soft light fade. We were all alone up there for the final hour of sunset, surrounded only by the gentle sound of the cool spring wind.

Beijing – Reflections Of The Past

We’ve been staying in Beijing for over a week now is this shabby little apartment right across from the north wall of the forbidden city. Today’s photo is only a few minutes walk from our front door. Even though there are giant rats living in the ceiling, huge brown slugs sliming all over everything, and pipes breaking open to spew stinky brown goo, the location couldn’t be more perfect. If I was a Realtor, all I’d say is, “It has character.”