2016 Sony World Photography Awards

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2016 Sony World Photography Awards: Chinese Photography

The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s largest photography competition. The aim of the awards is to recognize and reward the best photography in … Read more

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The life of Tajiks living in Xinjiang

These photos document the life of Tajiks living in the Tashkurghan Autonomous County in Xinjiang, China. Life is hard in this cold place on the … Read more

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Left-behind children

Left-behind children refer to those whose parent or parents go to work as migrant workers in bigger cities and leave them behind in the care … Read more

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Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau

Tibetan nomads face many challenges to their traditional way of life including political pressures, forced resettlement by China’s government, climate change, and rapid modernization. The … Read more

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The research monkeys ‘Made in China’

Research monkeys ‘Made in China’ – Hubei Tian Qin Company produces macaques for use in research experiments. Strict management of the 700 monkeys in the … Read more

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Eagle Hunters of Western China

The Eagle Hunting festival, organized by the local hunting community, is part of an effort to promote and grow traditional hunting practices for new generations … Read more

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China’s Coal Dependence A Challenge For Climate

A history of heavy dependence on burning coal for energy has made China the source of nearly a third of the world’s total carbon dioxide … Read more

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Ancient Chinese Villages

The ancient castle used by both Ming and Qing dynasties in Yuxian County village, Hebei Province, China. Photographer: Maoyuan Cui, China Maoyuan Cui is a … Read more

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RongRong & inri, Interview

RongRong & Inri, the influential photographic husband and wife team who have shaped contemporary photography in China and beyond, were recognized for both their careers … Read more