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At the beginning of the summer, we visited the West Lake Park in HuiZhou — a city of 4 million. The lake is beautiful and the main attraction to HuiZhou which…

My last job was at a Chinese university. The building I taught in was actually four 5-story buildings all connected with one main entrance. So, at lunch several…

I just received a new camera body (to me) and had to take it out for a test drive. Unfortunately, I couldn't get out before it was dark, so I was a bit limited…

A few days before leaving Xiamen, I went out early to get some last looks at a favorite area of mine. The blues in the photo capture my mood on that day: sad…

We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when We whisper together…

One Friday evening in Xiamen my wife and I happened upon this musician playing at the coast equipped with a portable microphone and attracting a small crowd. We…

Another Chinese art tradition that fascinates me is the Fu Lions, which are placed outside of temples, buildings, and businesses all over China. In the West, we…

During the spring of 2020, our city was shut down, but we did have the blessing of being allowed to go out and walk. It was even more of a blessing that we had…

Mike Linehan recently shared a photo that he had processed through the BrushStroke app — which is what I love about PhotoBlog, the ability to share. I got…

Legend has it that Guangzhou was founded by five goats and this statue commemorates that legend — but don't ask me to explain it.

This photo was taken about a year ago when the lock downs had just begun in China. The only thing we were allowed to do was go out for walks, so it became a…

A a couple years ago, we had the opportunity to visit the famous tulous (pronounced two lows) of Fujian province. The name Tulou literally means earth wall …

Gethin Thomas issued a challenge to find a red photo and post it. Since red is the color of blessing in China, I have an abundance of photos that prominently…

This is the main gate entrance for Huaqiao University in Jimei, Xiamen, China. It was a fun capture but really required the right circumstances especially since…

I've always loved watching koi. This was a beautiful pond outside an art museum, and the fish were accustomed to thinking the appearance of people meant food…

One of the things that drew me to Xiamen was the lights at night. This shot is of the dragon boat pools and the surrounding buildings. Whenever we came home…

Go to any park or beach in Xiamen, and you will find vendors selling kites and children flying them. These photos were taken this last spring after the strict…

These are just a few random photos from scenes I have run across in Xiamen. They stand in stark contrast to images you will see of Shanghai or Beijing, but they…

Had to travel to the big city yesterday and checked out the subway. They had this really cool entrance (which I enhanced with Snapseed) that felt like something…
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