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The One-Yuan Teahouse | Fujifilm GFX50R

THE ONE-YUAN TEAHOUSE | FUJIFILM GFX50R

One Yuan by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure Having heard of the "One Yuan" teahouse on earlier trips to Shanghai, I resolved to visit it...

The Old Qi Bao Teahouse Photo Book | Blurb

THE OLD QI BAO TEAHOUSE PHOTO BOOK | BLURB

Although I'm an inveterate proponent of on-line photographic galleries and websites, there's a certain frisson that runs down my spine...

 
 
 

THE BUTTERFLY & THE TEAHOUSE | GFX50R

Hu Die was one of the most popular Chinese actresses during the 1920s and 1930s. She starred in The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple,...

SHANGHAI'S MARRIAGE MARKET | FUJI X-PRO2

Every Saturday and Sunday since 1996, Shanghai's Marriage Market in the large People's Square provides parents the opportunity to advertise...

 
 
 

THE IMMORTAL RUAN LING-YU | GFX50R | GFX50S

Apart from the "travel photography meets photojournalism" aesthetic that I am fond of working under, I also construct short projects...

THE QI BAO TRADITIONAL TEA HOUSE | GFX50R

A few posts ago, I featured a gallery of monochromatic photographs of the old Qi Bao teahouse, and today I follow it up with a "photo-film"...

 
 
 

POV: LEICA'S FIASCO: "THE HUNT":

What a major cock-up! It was reported that Leica Ag got itself into hot water in China because of a five-minute promotional video that...

THE OLD QI BAO TEA HOUSE | FUJI GFX50R

The old teahouse by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure It's been quite a while since I last posted here on the blog. This was partly due to...

 
 
 
Peng Xiangjie | The Wandering Tent

PENG XIANGJIE | THE WANDERING TENT

Renyao Photo © Peng Xiangjie | All Rights Reserved The origins of the circus are debatable; some say that circuses date to Roman times...

Kevin Frayer | Sichuan Opera

KEVIN FRAYER | SICHUAN OPERA

Photo © Kevin Frayer | All Rights Reserved I have long followed the work of Getty's Kevin Frayer; an award -winning photojournalist...

 
 
 
POV: The End of Shanghai's Lòngtáng Neighborhoods

POV: THE END OF SHANGHAI'S LÒNGTÁNG NEIGHBORHOODS

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved On the two recent occasions I was in Shanghai, I was thrilled by the abundance of candid...

Beyond The Frame:  The Sādhanā Way

BEYOND THE FRAME: THE SĀDHANĀ WAY

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved It was in 2006 when I traveled to the sacred city of Varanasi for the third or fourth...

 
 
 
Devansh Jhaveri | Fashion-Culture

DEVANSH JHAVERI | FASHION-CULTURE

Photo © Devansh Jhaveri | All Rights Reserved I've recently described myself as a travel photographer gone "rogue" on account of my...

POV: Posing Storytelling Photo Shoots

POV: POSING STORYTELLING PHOTO SHOOTS

Yiyi as The Girl of Nanjing (Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved) One of the facets of my photography is the one that involves...

 
 
 
Five Best of 2018 | Fashion Themed Story-Telling | GFX50s

FIVE BEST OF 2018 | FASHION THEMED STORY-TELLING | GFX50S

Sapphire Kiu in The Songstress of Temple Street (Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved) I usually end the year by posting a...

Alessandro Bergamini | China's Guizhou

ALESSANDRO BERGAMINI | CHINA'S GUIZHOU

Photo © Alessandro Bergamini | All Rights Reserved As a continuation of my own Sino-centric photographic trajectory, I'm on the lookout...

 
 
 

ON THE FLY | HONG KONG & TAIPEI

On the fly by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure Playing the tourist in Hong Kong and Taipei for a couple of weeks last month gave me the opportunity...

THE FAIRY AND HER ERHU

The fairy and her erhu by Tewfic El-Sawy on Exposure With the enthusiastic participation of Ms Feng Lee, a fellow photographer in Taipei,...

 
 
 
Beyond The Frame | The Last Bamboo Birdcage Maker

BEYOND THE FRAME | THE LAST BAMBOO BIRDCAGE MAKER

Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved The Yuen Po street Bird Garden in Hong Kong was built in the late 1990's after the former...

Rosalynn Tay | Ethiopia

ROSALYNN TAY | ETHIOPIA

Photo © Rosalynn Tay | All Rights Reserved I had seen Rosalynn Tay's photographic work on Ethiopia some months ago, and thought that...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

9/13/19

9/13/19

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Mixed Media Painting, Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary Art

Mixed Media Painting, Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary Art

This piece combines painting and collage. I find the interplay of the rich colors and shapes mesmerizing. 8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Cradled Panel/Available $145 Read more ...

Encaustic Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, "DIEM" by Texas...

Encaustic Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, "DIEM" by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

14"x11"x1.5" Encaustic on Cradled Board/Framed-Available $324 Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

11"x11" Mixed Media on Paper/Available $150 Read more ...

Mark Webster - Mask Cubed

Mark Webster - Mask Cubed

Mark Webster - Mask Cubed - Abstract Oil and Acrylic Painting. 8x10" Oil and Acrylic on Canvas. Check Availability MarkAdamWebster.com Read more ...

2086 Ruby Reflections

2086 Ruby Reflections

70 x 70 cm oil on canvas, available This is the largest still life I have ever painted and as a consequence I almost gave up on it! I have got some even larger canvases but I'm... Read more ...

"Field of Dreams" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist...

"Field of Dreams" Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Field of Dreams" ©2019 Niki GulleyThree 48" x 36" canvases to form a 48" x 90" triptych textured oil painting on wrap around canvas Field of Dreams is inspired from the... Read more ...

Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Revealed

Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Revealed

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has revealed the winners of the prestigious Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, and as always, the winning... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

11"x11" Mixed Media on Paper/Available $150 Read more ...

9/12/19

9/12/19

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