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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

‘Photo Shanghai’ to storm SH in September

From the ongoing "Art Basel Hong Kong" to hot auction pre-exhibitions, China's art scene is always busy. From September 5 to 7, Shanghai, better known as an important international financial center than a center for the arts, will host China's first international art fair for photography, the "Photo Shanghai."
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/14 21:23:01

Scenery of Yellow River at Heishan Gorge area in NW China

Photo taken on April 29, 2014 shows the scenery of the Yellow River at the Heishan Gorge area in Zhongwei City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/5/1 13:27:57

Power of the Image shows off photographers’ powers to witness and capture moments

Power of the Image, an exhibition featuring over 200 photographs from 20 of the world’s most renowned photographers kicked off Friday at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Exhibits by big names behind the camera including Gerd Ludwig, Steve McCurry and Sylvia Plachy, have been placed along the sidewalks inside the royal garden, where the emperors of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties prayed to Heaven for a good harvest. The free exhibition is open to the public until May 31.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/27 19:38:02

A lens through time

The first time that 59-year-old French photographer Grégoire De Gaulle became aware of China was from his father’s 8mm film machine in 1964. The then 9-year-old De Gaulle was spellbound by images of the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/22 18:53:01

Unit 731 ruins and sites of Japanese army seen in Harbin

Unit 731 was a Harbin-based biological and chemical warfare research unit of the Japanese army during WWII. The Unit 731 facility ruins in Harbin are evidences of the wartime atrocities committed by Japanese invaders in China. Unit 731 members conducted a series of human experiments which subjected victims to vivisections, germ war attacks, weapon tests and other forms of torture. April 18 is the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Its theme for 2014 is "heritage for commemoration".
Source: Xinhua | 2014/4/19 11:41:05

One giant leap for photography

The most famous – and widely disseminated photos – ever taken with a Hasselblad camera are those documenting the moon landings of 1969. But there have been hundreds of thousands of fascinating images caught with this much-loved technology, some of which are entered into the biennial Hasselblad Masters Photo competition.
Source: Global Times | 2013/2/3 18:23:01

Taking photography to the extreme

As the popularity of ice climbing, bungee jumping, sky diving and other extreme sports grows in China, so too has interest among amateur photographers in high-adrenaline hobbies.
Source: Global Times | 2014/1/1 19:23:02

The godfather of Chinese photography

Juan I-Jong, the man dubbed the godfather of Chinese photography, is now in his 60s. Gone is his curly black hair but his eyes remain bright and piercing.
Source: Global Times | 2014/1/21 17:33:01