Photo Essay 1 (Portraits):

So I am a closet photographer… I don’t consider myself professional or even at the level of a serious hobbyist, but I do like to take photos. I have been looking through my collection and figured it was time to share some of them. I guess the best way to do this will be trying to put them into some kind of logical group.

So today I was going to start with people but that was still too broad so I will break it down further into portraits. Without further ado, here are some of the portraits I have captured of people I have met along the road of life in China.

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Elderly lady near Hangzhou’s old town

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Elderly man on the streets of Nanjing

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Woman posing for the first photo she had ever had taken

(Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan province)

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Children at play near near the traditional papermills south of Guiyang, Guizhou province

 

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Girls with floating prayer candles in old town of Lijiang, Yunnan province

 

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Naxi minority man, leader of the local traditional band. Just outside Lijiang, Yunnan province

 

 

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