Man in Hutong – Stuck in Customs

Man in Hutong

Live on Stage at the Google+ Photographers Conference!

Watch me tonight at 8 PM PT (11 PM ET) live on the stage at the Yerba Buena Center. Jump into my Google+ stream around that time to watch 🙂 See you soon!

People and Landscapes

If you are primarily into taking photos of landscapes, like me, I encourage you to also take lots of photos of people.  It’s a good way to keep a different kind of memory of the place.  I take MANY photos of people, but I don’t share a lot…  Maybe I should do it more… but in this one-photo-per-day system I set up on the blog, I usually choose to share landscapes instead of people.

Daily Photo – Man in Hutong

These are some of the most off-the-map areas in and around the cities of China.  These Houtongs originally meant “water wells” and were established during China’s dynastic period.  They still exist today as little cultural centers where old families live and work and sit on the steps and watch the world go by…