Happy New Year! by zhangning

Happy New Year dear 500px friends. I have been very busy these days. I will try to catch up the comments as soon as possible. Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. I have learned a lot from you guys. Wish you a very happy, healthy and promising 2016
This shot was taken in Yuanyang, Yunnan, China. Rice terraces in sunset light.

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Fog Movement – For PA by morganpt

The Yuanyang Rice Terraces 元陽 are one of the most peaceful places for me. I find the movement of fog quite musical. This image was taken from the porch of my hostel at the Duoyishu point of the terraces 多依树 in the morning.

PA – I read you comment while sitting in the airport and thought I’d post an oldie that I think you’d like. Your images showcase an intrinsic connection between humans and nature – and I couldn’t think of a more poignant place than Yunnan, where humans carved into nature to create a sustaining beautify that feeds farming communities.

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The Jade Dragon by AlisterBenn

Between 2005-2010 my wife and I lived for most of the time in Lijiang in the Chinese Province of Yunnan. This image was taken very shortly after moving to live in the UNESCO World Heritage Town.

The craziest lenticular I have ever seen and the smallest lens I had with me was a 300/2.8 as we were cycling off to photograph birds at a nearby wetland!

I thought we’d see this often over the next few years, and this was even the view from my office window, but never was it so good again! Such is photography!

This is not a long exposure – just a single frame of 1/320s to get it sharp with the 300mm.

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