SHANGHAI SKYLINE AT NIGHT Photograph by JAKOB WAGNER on Behance This stunning photograph of Shanghai at night is part of photographer Jakob Wagner’s Nightscapes series on Behance, it was taken in 2011. If you haven’t seen it already, check out this startling photograph that shows the development Shanghai has undergone since 1990
PULLING YOUR WEIGHT IN SHANGHAI French artist and photographer Alain Delorme’s recent series, Totems, illustrates the complexity and struggle of life in modern Shanghai. Large immigrant populations inhabit the city, often fulfilling heavy industrial jobs with very few resources.
These photos were edited to create the unreal effect of the subjects being smothered when they are simply trying to survive in a quickly changing city.
Visitors queue to enter the India pavilion. The World’s Fair, which opened in Shanghai May 1st, is expected to attract some 70 million visitors. The theme for Shanghai’s World Expo this year is “Better City, Better Life” and features major exhibitions that look at modern and future urban life. 189 nations are participating in the event that is showcasing a variety of architecture in its pavilions. REUTERS/Stringer
Fireworks explode above the China Pavilion as thousands of visitors watch during the opening ceremony of the Shanghai World Expo April 30, 2010. Shanghai unveils to the world on Friday its multi-billion dollar World Expo, an event many outside the country may struggle to recognize but which China hopes will be an opportunity to assert its growing global clout. REUTERS/Stringer