An old rusty wheel barrow sits in a field of debris. The morning sun lights it up, as in the distance workers are braiding steel for another piece of high way. 

Overhead several highways are parting ways . I like the juxtaposition of the massive highways and the simple, human powered wheel barrow. Sights like these are still very common in China and it always makes you wonder what could be achieved with better tools.

Wheel Barrow, Shanghai

An old rusty wheel barrow sits in a field of debris. The morning sun lights it up, as in the distance workers are braiding steel for another piece of high way.

Overhead several highways are parting ways . I like the juxtaposition of the massive highways and the simple, human powered wheel barrow. Sights like these are still very common in China and it always makes you wonder what could be achieved with better tools.

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Photography means painting with light. As I explore more and more of China, Asia and Europe, I find myself drawn to their people. While there is certainly grand nature out West, and incredible skyscrapers in the East, what makes this region special are the people building it, living in it and working hard to see their lives improve. While the latter is not always the case, it is striking to see how the mundane and the extraordinary combine everywhere. I am working on a section about the maglev construction; please have a look at the people over there.

Feel free to explore the galleries to find professional photos from China and photos from Asia, come back often as I add more and more photos to the site.

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Enjoy,
Thomas Boltze

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