First Uploads from China

posted on 22nd of january, 2013

As a westerner with very limited language knowledge it's not easy to travel in China. Nevertheless I'm well "protected" by my chinese wife and mother-in-law. Besides the language barrier - even the Chinese Windows from my mother-in-law's laptop is a challenge - China is a paradise for photographers.

A good source for photos are the parks with its pavilions, the dancing amateur groups, musicians and people feeding the birds:

Since the province Yunnan in South-West China has the highest density of ethnic minorities, the Minority Village in its capital Kunming is an absolute MUST for each photographer. There is even a catholic church!

Another good source for photos are the food market places. China has a great food culture, so the variety of vegetables, fruits and any kind of food is immense:

Be careful with the chili - it burns twice when you eat it - and keep in mind that not everything what is offered at the food markets is for the faint-hearted.

And when the sun goes down use your tripod:

Much more photos are in the pipe!!!

Comments (15)

Posted by Angelaostafichuk on August 29, 2013
Excellent pics! I was just in Kunming as well but also travelled around the province as well. China is a truly amazing country and incredibly diverse...with some great photo ops. However it's not an easy place for some. This is my second time here on as many years and Im still trying to get the hang of things...
Posted by Edosaodaro on August 29, 2013
Great shots!
I recently visited the great republic myself...
First time over there... Absolutely amazing!
Posted by Linqong on June 30, 2013
Nice shots!Welcome to China!
Posted by Thanatonautii on January 24, 2013
Very nice country indeed! I really hope that one day I will be able to visit it ! Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Hanbaoluan on January 24, 2013
Thank you for your share! I am a DT from China shaanxi friend, hope you to shaanxi tourism.
Posted by Lejoch on January 23, 2013
Congrats, beautiful shots!
Posted by Chainat on January 23, 2013
Beautiful Images
Posted by Dolechen on January 22, 2013
Oh did you go to Kunming? Really nice picture, I hope you have fun in China and take more beautiful picture of my country :)
Posted by Egomezta on January 22, 2013
Congratulations, great images.
Posted by Jdanne on January 22, 2013
Thank you very much to all of you!

Unteroffizier: Chinese New Year festival starts at the 10th February. During this time more or less the whole country (around 1.35 billion people) is on vacation. That's a very tough time to travel!
Posted by Rigsby8131 on January 22, 2013
Nice images!!!
Posted by Baldas1950 on January 22, 2013
Wonderful set of images! I also hope to visit China one time in the future.
Posted by Unteroffizier on January 22, 2013
I checked the first 2 photos' details and seems like they were taken on early January. February is usually the lunar new year month and maybe you should be seeing this fesitval's related decorations over at China.
Posted by FabioConcetta on January 22, 2013
You have made an excellent job Joerg, congratulations for textures or backgrounds, I think it will sell a lot, a greeting! Fabio.
Posted by Miraclemoments on January 22, 2013
Lovely set of images...wonderful colours and vibrant

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