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Pingyao: An Ancient Chinese Town

If you want to see what life was like in China hundreds of years ago, one of your best options is Pingyao (平遥), in Shanxi province. The village is surrounded by an ancient wall, now located in the center of the modern city of Pingyao. Cars are not allowed in large portions of the ancient village, so you can roam freely, without worrying about getting run over. And while the main street is quite touristy, you only have to walk a few blocks to see life as it was before modern times.

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Off the Porch

Recently, I got to photograph Off the Porch, a Madison-based bluegrass band, at an unusual venue: Grace Episcopal Church. It was a foggy and gloomy day in Madison, but the church had a glowing atmosphere. The band itself was fun, with… Read More »