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.
Sparkling Shanghai's Skyline at New Year
A new beginning - all clocks reset, a new year is dawning at the Huangpu River near Shanghai's historic Bund, the skyline of the future sparkling on the other side of the river.
Bird Singing in his Cage at a Shanghai Park
A Chinese bird is watching its audience
Cruise Ship Mooring Near Shanghai Bund at Sunset
Silver Buddha of Jing'an Temple Gazing into Eternity
Dragons gazing at Shanghai's skyscrapers
Sunset at Lake with Bamboo
On a summer day, the sunset in Changfeng Park in Shanghai paints the park lake's water orange, with bamboo at its shore creating a beach-like feeling.
Shanghai Steamed Buns
In Shanghai, small stores in every other street corner sell the traditional street food of the Jiangnan region: various kinds of steamed buns and dumplings, including the famous Shanghai kind, the xiaolongbao.
This is China: Always run, never stop!
China, Land of Steel Trees and Man-Made Snow
Christmas Lights at Xintiandi in Shanghai
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.