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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...

Aga Szydlik | Singapore's Street Opera

AGA SZYDLIK | SINGAPORE'S STREET OPERA

Photo © Aga Szydlik | All Rights Reserved Readers of The Travel Photographer blog know of my current long term involvement in documenting...

 
 
 



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 ...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late Afternoon Surf” by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL This piece is from my Skillern's Seas Series. It is wired and ready to hang. The paint flow continues around the sides for a beautiful finish. 24"x36"x1.5... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

16" x 20" x .75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel Read more ...

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

© René de Wit Architects: eklund terbeek Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Category: Apartment interiors Lead Architects: Jenny Eklund, Dominique ter Beek Area: 230.0... Read more ...

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Summer Marsh 20" x 20" x 1.5"Acrylic on heavily textured canvas Purchasing Information This original, abstract landscape painting is stretched on a textured 1.5" deep gallery... Read more ...

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

© Filip Dujardin Architects: Dierendonckblancke Architects Location: Ghent, Belgium Category: Extension Area: 141.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Filip Dujardin Read more ...

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Date: c. 1900 Technique: Oil on canvas Source Read more ...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into Paintings by Rachael Cassiani

Moshup Moment. Images: Field Gallery Massachusetts-based artist Rachael Cassiani finds inspiration in her local beaches, dunes, and cloud-strewn skies to create abstract... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado Artist Susan Fowler

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting is part of my brand new 2019 series "The Skyward Collection" 6"x6"x1" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $50 Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Glass orbs, metal particles and mica flakes create light and texture.I painted this for my friends song by the name Deep Mental Telepathy.When I listened to his music this is... Read more ...

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Ambroise Dubois (Flemish-born French artist, 1542-43-1614-15) Flore ou Allégorie de l'été Summer is the perfect time to celebrate Earth's Beauty & Bounty. Flowers gave beauty &... Read more ...