If you haven’t yet, read Matt Sheehan’s story about Frank Turner, a British musician who plays at MAO Livehouse at 9 pm tonight. The above picture was posted on Turner’s Instagram yesterday. It’s almost as good as Sheehan’s post. Almost.
Ed’s note: The above is a previously unpublished photo from the portfolio of Kevin Schoenmakers, whose book, 118 Photos from China, is available for purchase on his website. Our favorite is the cat in the section “Beijing in Blue,” which reminds of this.
The traditional dress of the Chou, China’s 57th ethnic minority group. Here we see what must be a quite wealthy member, for as one of China’s most notoriously frugal ethnic groups, they usually travel 10 to a car.
“Corrupt official!?” reads the characters on this Audi. This was found near the Huixin Xijie Nankou subway stop (where Lines 5 and 10 intersect). I should note it was one in a line of about eight cars all with stuff written on them — mostly anti-Japan slogans or gratuitous curses. (Ed’s note: the Peugeot in... Read more »
Jacob of the excellent YouTube channel Beijing Shenghuo shows here that he can take great still frames as well. We sample some more pictures from his 39-image album after the jump. If you’re interested in purchasing large prints of pictures he’s taken from around this city, you’ll want to go here.