Standing Still

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Erika Sologuren

I took this picture during a teaching internship in Hangzhou in the summer of 2012. On this particular night, I was walking back from dinner through West Lake. I decided to take a few pictures of the lake and ended up with this picture, which is by far my favorite from the entire 2 month trip. Something about the stillness of the lake and the only person who stood still during the shoot of the picture captivated me. The light of the phone screen on her face gives it a ghostly touch.

Location: West Lake, Hangzhou, China


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