Lotus flower in Nanjing
On a lake in Nanjing the lotus flowers are in full bloom, adding a splash of lively color to the greens of its leaves and the blues of the water and creating a perfect arrangement like a water painting.
Lotus flower in Shanghai
A lotus flower creates a scene of serene beauty in Shanghai's People's Park, transcending reality like a colorful, perfect painting.
Lotus in Hangzhou at Sunset
The sunset paints the lotus orange
The great lotus flower, touched by rain drops
Lotus Flower in Beijing
An archetypal composition of Lotus on the Kunming Lake near the Summer Palace in Beijing showcases the three basic elements and colors of a classical Chinese lotus pond: the lively reddish tone of the Lotus flower, the vibrant green of the Lotus leaf, and the deep blue tones of the waters surrounding them.
A dragonfly is landing on a lotus pond
A dragonfly is resting on a lotus lake in Shanghai's People's Park.
Dragonflies on a lotus flower
Two dragonflies are meeting on a lotus flower in the Imperial Garden of the Forbidden City in Beijing.
Rain pearls on a Lotus Leaf in Shanghai's People's Park
Lotus Lamps in Guilin
A seemingly endless row of Lotus-shaped lamps is lined up in an underground tunnel connecting the Sun and Moon Pagoda on Bayan Lake in Guilin, Guangxi province.
INSPIRITS CHINA is a visual guide to China's sky-scraping mega cities and breath-taking landscapes, drawing from more than 15 years of authentic urban and nature photography by visual artist Chris Rayn.