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Photography event to explore the beauty of China's grasslands

Starting on September 26, the biennial Bashang Grasslands Global Photography Grand Ceremony will share the beauty of grasslands during the fall with photography-lovers and investors at a three-day event hosted by National Photography magazine, according to a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/27 18:28:01

'National Memory'

To try and present this part of history from multiple angles, the exhibition National Memory - Images of China in WWII from Overseas Collections has gathered a substantial amount of photos from organizations like the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) in the US and personal photos from overseas Chinese who were involved in the war, as well as dozens of documentaries and movies. "The larger history was made up of countless individual memories. Paying attention to small details is a way to restore history. That's why we have collected smaller items. We want to help people to have a more comprehensive understanding of history," said Huang Liping, MoHI's executive director.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/16 20:33:01

'Capa in Color' unveils bright side of legendary war photographer

Legendary photojournalist Robert Capa may be primarily known for his dramatic black-and-white war images, but an exhibition in Budapest is casting light on his lesser-known color peacetime pictures. For six decades after his death in 1954, Capa's color images remained largely overlooked - until the Capa in Color exhibition was launched in New York last year. Now in Europe for the first time, the collection reveals an unexpected bright side to the Hungarian-born frontline correspondent.
Source: AFP | 2015/8/6 20:13:01

Spirit of the mountains

When I arrived at the village near Xiangzi's house, the young photographer had just finished photographing a couple somewhere in the village. Feet mudded, she led me to her house where it sat at the foot of the Zhongnan Mountains in Shaanxi Province. Her light steps and fluttering skirt made her seem like some image of a fairy.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/8 20:03:01

Beneath the skin

At the same time a photographer is stirring waves of controversy in China after taking nude photos at the Palace Museum in Beijing, photographer 9mouth (Cao Chao) is quietly holding a solo exhibition at the Capital's Being 3 Gallery, a low key event that keeps his works, also featuring nude models, immune from the chaos going on outside.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/10 18:13:01

Everything you are

Family belongings, which are usually regarded as symbolic of a family's wealth and status, can also become storytellers that bear witness to the lives of their owners and the march of time.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/3 18:38:01

'Beautiful China' exhibition opens at UN headquarters

The "Beautiful China" photo exhibition, a major event of the BookExpo America (BEA) 2015, opens on Wednesday at the United Nations headquarters in a bid to showcase China's natural beauty and cultural heritage.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/5/28 13:39:55

The torn photograph

For those who have never been to North Korea, the country remains a land coated with mystery and they have to rely on fragmented information to get a picture of it. For Wang Guofeng, an photographer who has dived into it several times, the country has turned a land of "spectacular sight."
Source: Global Times | 2015/5/19 20:13:01

Photographing North Korea

A family pose for a picture at the Taekam China-Korea Friendship Cooperative Farm in April 2014. Photo: Courtesy of Wang Guofeng
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/5/19 18:51:29

Chinese museum debuts Japanese WWII surrender photos

A museum in central China's Hunan Province debuted 32 photos on Friday that were donated by a US veteran documenting Japan's surrender in the province in August 1945.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/4/17 23:37:52

Russia closes down exhibit of Western WWII photography for political reasons: source

A Russian museum that was due to host an exhibition of World War II images by photographic greats such as Robert Capa has unexpectedly closed just before the show was due to open, reportedly on Moscow's orders.
Source: AFP | 2015/4/12 18:38:02

Cheng Tsun-shing photo exhibition at CAFA Art Museum

China's Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) Art Museum is currently holding an exhibition of Cheng Tsun-shing's photo works titled Won't Somebody Bring The Light. The exhibition presents over 100 works that he shot during the 1970s as he traveled around Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/31 17:03:02

Photo exhibition opens in Paris to mark Chinese New Year

A photo exhibition opened in a Paris shopping mall on Tuesday to mark the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/2/18 9:38:04

Australian photographer breaks world record with $6.5m picture

Australian photographer Peter Lik this week created a new world record by selling one of his pictures for 6.5 million US dollars, local press reported on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/12/12 10:32:12

Chinese photographer's exhibition held in Brussels

The exhibition "Africans in China" by Chinese photographer Li Dong was inaugurated Friday evening in the RecyclArt cultural center of Brussels.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/11/23 11:21:32

"World Heritage in China" photo exhibition held in Belgrade

People visit the "World Heritage in China" photo exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia, Oct. 27, 2014. The "World Heritage in China" photo exhibition was held during the 59th Belgrade Book Fair which was opened on Oct. 26.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/10/28 15:35:55

Thoughtful images

Society never advances, said American writer Ralph Waldo Emerson. This notion is reflected in the current exhibition by French photographer Gérard Rancinan, whose intricate pictures show that, no matter how much society changes, we are still faced with the same basic problems.
Source: Global Times | 2014/9/25 17:28:01

Honey, pack your wedding dress

On Li Yang's desk at her office is an eye-catching wedding photo that serves as a conversation starter and souvenir of her most recent trip.
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/21 19:43:01