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Haha, today the number of my online files is 777, an auspicious and lucky number!I'm going to buy lottery tickets, to estimate the jackpot:) continue reading

Red in China

The emphasis of red colour in chinese culture originated from the han-chinese culture's veneration towards red colour. The red color wards off anything evil, red is auspicious. This view had already began in pre-historic times. Red was the colour of the sun (symbolizing power), the colour of blood (life) and the colour of fire (used against beasts, symbolizing warmth/celebration). As time passes by, this veneration for red colour did not change. In the ancient marriage custom of han-chinese, one must... continue reading

An auspicious day!

Today I reached 100 uploads, and coincidently, also 10 sales.This has been a long and sometimes frustrating road!Along the way I have learned that stock photography is quite a different beast from travel or just "pretty" shots.My natural tendency towards subtle muted lighting isn't very compatible with stock apparently!It is fitting that this 100th upload is a background shot of asbestos shingles.Backgrounds have been my most successful acceptance category, although not my most successful... continue reading

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