Just outside the walls of the Forbidden City, Beijing near Tian Anmen Square is a scene not often viewed in this "light". This waterway flows in front of the large image of Mao some distance ahead (unseen) - here three bridges cross and in the spring this section is open. The fresh snow came from an all-night falling and is much more than normal for Beijing. Many, like me, ventured out and enjoyed the beauty of the snow!
David Reed Thomas
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divail (8334) 2010-01-04 5:46
Très belle prise de vue de ce paysage feutré sous la neige. Le pont est splendide, et j'aime beaucoup les branches d'arbres qui forment le premier plan.
BennyV (13848) 2010-01-04 7:35
I heard about the Beijing cold in the news. This looks impressive, impressively cold too. I love the succession of structures, layered upon each other in this composition. But do stay warm!
fanni (14381) 2010-01-20 2:24
Hello again, David!
if a mood can be captured 100% with a camera - then this is the shot! Very expressive scene. All semi-white, semi-grey.. Tranquil but not sad. Fairy-talish, imho :)
- Copyright: David Reed Thomas (drt100) (2053)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-01-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: Olympus E-410, Olympus 45-150mm zoom
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Beijing in Winter [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-01-04 1:25