One day left till the year of the Snake

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She battles the snow in her unique way~ Shanhgai

She battles the snow in her unique way~ Shanghai

It seems so appropriate for the year to end and a new one to begin with a blanket of fresh snow, a clean slate, a new start. A stillness fell over the city today as more than half the population leaves for their homes away from Shanghai or to holiday destinations leaving a haunting sense of quiet and empty streets where normally life is buzzing noisily. Shanghai got its second day of snow today, it wore its beautiful white dress and it goes to sleep now getting ready for the big night tomorrow when fireworks will light the city streets.

Xin nian kuai le and Gong xi fa cai from Shanghai!!


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  1. I like your style, the abstract element that you adding to you images with techniques that you, obviously, are not afraid to experiment makes them look like a Art paintings. I’m very glad that discovered your work!!!

  2. A brilliant photograph Mimo.. and Happy Chinese New year to you and yours..

  3. Happy new year!

  4. Cool picture, but it looks like new chinese year doesn’t presage to be a good one.

  5. or, as I’ve written on a postcard to Shanghai a week ago : ζ­ε–œε‘θ΄’

  6. Beautiful image. Sort of haunting in a way.

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