A water lily blooms in Southern China.

Water Lily, Sanya, China

A water lily blooms in Southern China.



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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Thomas Boltze

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