I’m an American, but I’ve lived in China the past 13 years. I’m trying my best to take advantage of living in this facinating, dynamic place—with camera in hand.

You can contact me directly at keliu321@gmail.com.

  • Joined: August 2007

Journal

keep your fingers crossed for me!

I had a booth yesterday at the HeGeZhuang Village Fair. Vendors selling/promoting all sorts of things from my photography to village women who had made huge cross-stitch pieces, jewelry, slow food movement, green living, restaurants, and a myriad of performers on stage. It is one of the few remaining traditional villages in my area of Beijing. Sales were ok, but—one lady gave me the cont…
Posted over 4 years – 3 comments

Yushu, Qinghai Earthquake

We were fortunate enough to travel to Yushu in 2005. The area is extremely remote, more than a day’s drive from any major city. In the best of times the road is bad even without damage and landslides from the earthquake. An airport was built last year, though I’m not sure of the damage. If you want to help, there are several NGOs operating in the area and I’ve copied here in…
Posted almost 5 years – Leave a comment

新年快乐! Happy New Year!

We sound like a war zone, time to go out and take fireworks photos!
Posted almost 5 years – 1 comments

A good month of photography!

This has been a good month of photography. / First, Christmas came early and I have a new Canon 7D! / Next, there are 15-20 bazaars in Beijing’s expatriate community before Christmas, I only chose to sell at 4 of them, but I cleared around $1500 and have a couple potential orders when people return from their holiday travels. / I designed some photo pendants, putting my photo on stone…
Posted about 5 years – 2 comments