Shanghai

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© Katie Damien

Photo license: © All rights reserved

This photo was shot in Shanghai, China and features the Pudong area where the perpetually smoggy sky casts an otherworldly glow on the landscape. I feel the foggy atmosphere in this photo lends itself to a dreamlike vision of a city moving quickly toward its future. As I set up for this shot, a boat carrying an electronic billboard plodded through the water flashing various ads to any who happened to be looking. Having advertisements forced into my field of view not in a virtual world, but in the real world felt to me like the wave of the future.

20 responses

  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (9 Aug 2009):

    It shows Sanghai as a wonderland! Great shot! My vote!

  • Dinendra Haria

    Dinendra Haria gave props (11 Aug 2009):

    Nice use of colours - great image.

  • fox

    fox gave props (14 Aug 2009):

    +1 yeah

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (14 Aug 2009):

    Very nice mix of bright and subdued colors.

  • conchita. del. mundo.

    conchita. del. mundo. gave props (15 Aug 2009):

    this is fabulous!

  • Brandon Pendred

    Brandon Pendred gave props (18 Aug 2009):

    Great shot! Got my vote!

  • Zeno Battistoni

    Zeno Battistoni said (21 Aug 2009):

    a blade runner anticipation? deserves my yeah!

  • nonnen

    nonnen gave props (21 Aug 2009):

    Thanks for the post about my shanghai shot!! I like this one! Great contrast!!!

  • Maria Cox

    Maria Cox gave props (21 Aug 2009):

    Great entry for the theme! Whatever that structure is, it looks like it could take off!! Love the subdued colors in the background!!! voted!

  • Kellie Thomason

    Kellie Thomason gave props (22 Aug 2009):

    Wow, perfect for the theme! You have my vote!

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    Love this image

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck   gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Voted yeah and love the pic. Would be nice to have clean air in the world of tomorrow though.

  • Oriel Banne

    Oriel Banne gave props (6 Sep 2009):

    lovely! voted

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    This really "pops"! Excellent

  • J.C. Collier

    J.C. Collier gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    Love this shot! I bet it looks fantastic large.

  • Yasmin Shirali

    Yasmin Shirali gave props (5 Oct 2009):

    Love it! Great shapes, lines and tones.

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (4 Nov 2009):

    Fantastic, sorry that it is to late to vote!

  • uta

    uta (Deleted) gave props (10 Nov 2009):

    very cool.

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (27 Nov 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Nicole Yoder

    Nicole Yoder gave props (2 Jun 2010):

    Brilliant tones.. love this!

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