Camels at Karakul Lake
At the end of the day, a Kyrgyz man is driving home his camels from the fertile pastures near Karakul Lake in Western Xinjiang.
Kyrgyz Yurt at Karakul Lake
Karakul Lake is located almost 200km away from the next city, Kashgar, near the adventurous Karakoram Highway at an altitude of 3600m.
Karakul Lake in the Pamir Mountains near Karakoram Highway
The snow-capped Muztagh Ata is reflected in the brilliantly clear waters of Karakul Lake in Western Xinjiang.
Yak at Karakul Lake
Among the few dwellers of the Karakul Lake valley are a number of yaks which are grazing at its shores.
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.