Tag: Photography

  • Pics: U.S. VP Joe Biden visits in Beijing neighborhood eatery

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Beijing is designed to lay the groundwork for later meetings between U.S. officials and rising leader Xi Jinping, who is currently Biden’s Chinese counterpart. Opting for a local favorite rather than a sterile array of table cloths and serving dishes, Biden made some waves on Weibo and in […]


  • Chinese music in the NYT, and a photo blog to watch

    Photographer Matthew Niederhauser and New York Times reporter Andrew Jacobs highlight China’s exploding music festival scene in Sunday’s paper and online, where they have an accompanying video. In other news, Matthew has relaunched his photo blog, where you’ll find coverage of the World Expo, an awkward beauty pageant for foreigners in Beijing, and as always, […]


  • Remembering the Year of the Rat (photos)

    Life passed into the Year of the Ox yesterday with little fanfare at Transpacifica headquarters. There were memories, however, of an explosive night in Beijing a year ago as we rang in the Year of the Rat. As a commemoration, I offer these photographs—from a walk by the half-done CCTV tower to a midnight walk […]


  • Life Magazine China Photos Now on Google

    I’m just starting to look through what they’ve posted, but via Kottke I’ve learned that Life Magazine and Google have teamed up to release many of the magazine’s never-released images. Naturally I started fooling around with China and Beijing pictures, and I found this among many others: an image of the south side of Gulou, […]


  • Photographer Michael Wolf's Hong Kong 'Architecture of Density'

    This picture is stolen from photographer Michael Wolf’s website, where he as lots of great work, including this series on Hong Kong architecture called “Architecture of Density.” The work has been shown at Beijing’s 798 Photo Gallery among many other places. Check out much more of his work at his website. [via Coudal]