Xi'an [Si-an] (西安 - originally Chang'an) is one of the oldest cities in China, the residence of the Tang Dynasty emperors, and the starting point of the Silk Road. The historic city center is a blend of three cultures, dividing the city into parts influenced by Taoist, Buddhist, and Muslim cultures. Each culture has its shrines, street architecture styles, and traditional foods.
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If there's a place where modern architecture and a modern lifestyle are slowly overtaking tradition, it's Beijing. With almost 30 million people, it's a bustling metropolis. Modern skyscrapers, glass buildings, and historical sites contrast with gloomy streets full of tangled wires and chaos.
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Alpine lakes are magical. They are surrounded by breathtaking mountain landscapes and have crystal-clear surfaces that reflect the landscape or the sky. I am drawn to water and one of my many trips led me to a pair of lakes in Giglachsee, where I had to research my surroundings before doing any photography.
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Minimalism is one way you can change up a classic couples photography session. Close-ups are often able to capture emotion more than a classic portrait. If you’re searching for inspiration for your next couples shoot, give these tips a try. #minimalists #love
It’s usually not possible to shoot waterfalls from behind, but when an opportunity presents itself, but it’s taking advantage of an opportunity if it presents itself. Even if it means waiting for the right moment. This is the story of how exactly this type of photo came to be.
After visiting China, you’ll never be the same. Something inside you will have changed. China will change the way you see the world and change all the preconceptions you had about China until now. Whether you set out to discover the history, landmarks, modern architecture, good tea, or nature, one thing is for sure. China has many faces, and they all interlace.
If birds were to form musical groups, the reed warbler would probably be a metalhead. That’s what always comes to mind when I’m sitting by the pond looking for something to photograph. It is one of the loudest birds found at the European waters’ edge.
This church is one of my favorites. I have driven past it many times and had hoped to one day get a shot of it above the fog. Even when the weather was on my side, the story of how this photo came to be was filled with more challenges than I’d anticipated.