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Snapped up: Pre-wedding photo industry booms in China

A happy couple exchange a kiss for the camera, the bride in a white off-the-shoulder dress holding a delicate bouquet, the groom in matching white suit, standing together on a green lawn lined with pink blossoms.
Source: AFP | 2019/8/21 16:13:40

'Abstraction(s)' exhibition kicks off at Song Art Museum in Beijing

A new exhibition, titled Abstraction(s), opened at the Song Art Museum in Beijing on Saturday. The exhibition gathers artworks by 13 artists from home and abroad to show the development of abstract painting over the past 100 years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 16:43:40

Chinese artist uses Photoshop skills to help couples become childhood sweethearts

In a pale white photo, a little girl with a ponytail dressed in a coat much too big for her smiles like sunshine, revealing a few missing baby teeth. On her right side, a little boy closely leans on the girl. He looks very shy, staring at the camera with a slight smile.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 17:48:40

Qinghai Province introduces itself to Bulgaria

Over 200 photos and traditional handicrafts were on display at the Touching the Magic of Qinghai exhibition held at the Confucius Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/16 19:28:42

China tourism-themed photography contest kicks off in NYC

A photo and video contest themed on tourism in China kicked off in New York City on Friday, aiming to introduce more distinctive Chinese cultural elements and tourist attractions to the rest of the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/27 15:03:36

Photography exhibition delving into China's reform and opening-up held in Hanoi

A photo exhibition of China's reform and opening-up was held on Tuesday in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/3 17:07:14

Vogue's new Asian model arouses controversy in China

US fashion magazine Vogue's post of a Chinese model on Instagram got slammed by some Chinese netizens, who claimed the magazine is denigrating the Asian model. However, others called for understanding and to respect diversity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 19:21:56

Village art festival in Hunan Province pays tribute to migrant workers

Migrant workers posed with 50 photographs showcasing the lives of workers at an event held on Saturday at the annual Beautiful Village art festival in Huaihua, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 19:58:39

New photography exhibition in Beijing shows off 'Splendid China'

Photography exhibition, Splendid China, officially kicked off with an opening ceremony at Beihai Park in Beijing on Monday. The exhibition, which aims to show "contemporary China and its traditional cultural development," features 70 photos selected from 17,000 works submitted by photographers and another 20 commissioned photos from renowned professional photographers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:43:40

Photo exhibition in Belgium pays tribute to Chinese labour corps of WWI

In the run-up to the centenary of the end of the First World War, an exhibition paying tribute to Chinese labour corps was held Friday in the Belgian city of Bruges, 100 km northwest of Brussels.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/10 12:07:28

French photographer tells 'Tale of Two Cities' with new exhibition

When French photographer Maylis Pourquie wandered through Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, to take photos of local life months ago, she never expected that one day she would return to hold an exhibition showcasing the similarities and differences between the city and Paris.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:13:40

Photo exhibition on China's reform, opening up kicks off in New York

A photo exhibition titled "China's economic reform -- 40 years in the making" opened here on Wednesday to showcase the achievements China has made since its reform and opening up.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/9 6:22:44

Silicon Valley photographers to tell "China story" with pictures

A group of American photographers will travel to Wuhan city in central China later this month to find their "China Story" about the country's tremendous achievements made in the past 40 years through the lens of their cameras, organizers said over the weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 7:00:35

China through the lens of photographer John Thomson

The first London exhibition devoted to Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia opened to the public at the Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:23:39

Pear blossoms gently greet the spring in the old Zhihua Temple

Gently blooming pear blossoms in Zhihua Temple bring a prevailing sense of tranquility and peace to the time-honored temple that dates back to the early Ming Dynasty. The temple, located in Lumicang Hutong in east Beijing, is open to visitors on Wednesday mornings for free.
Source: | 2018/4/11 17:59:04

China story of countryside architecture design showcased in Germany

The story of how a Chinese mountainous county, Songyang county in Zhejiang province, revitalized its villages through introduction of modern architecture is currently in exhibition at Berlin-based Aedes Architecture Forum.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/20 20:29:39

Xinjiang opens photography exhibition for glacier protection

A photography exhibition has opened in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to call attention to glacier protection.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/19 17:51:58

Chinese sports photographer still going strong at 79

Hong Nanli stands just 153 centimeters tall and at 79 years-old this indefatigable grandmother is almost certainly the oldest working sports photographer in China, if not beyond.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/17 17:33:39