Watchtower of the Forbidden City in Beijing
Watch tower of the Forbidden City in the centre of Beijing.
Dragon Claw Tree in the Forbidden City in Beijing
Dragon Claw Tree in a garden of the Forbidden City.
Great Wall of Badaling near Beijing
The Great Wall at Ba Da Ling near Beijing in Northern China.
Grasshopper in the Hutong of Beijing
Bird cages are a well-known accessory in old Chinese districts – but grasshoppers are another popular "pet" in Beijing's hutongs.
Incense burning in a Chinese temple in Beijing
Burning incense sticks in the Chinese Dongyue temple.
Family in Beijing Hutong
Traditionally, the whole Chinese family resides under one roof.
Chinese Opera in Beijing
Chinese opera in the Hu Guang Guild House in Beijing.
Shanghai-based artist Chris Rayn explores urban transformation, the perennial change of nature and existential questions of the individual in one of the world's fastest-moving metropolises.
While drawing from the canvas of nature in authentic motives, his visual language is renowned for meticulous compositions, deep contrasts and rich colors.