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Krasimir and an Old Woman
AQI 420/500
AQI 376/500
Mariana and a Boy Behind Her
AQI 328/500
Black and white model
Wildebeest in golden landscape
Curious fellows
Partial Solar Eclipse over the city
Autumn In New England
Tree of Doom
AQI 390/500
Kash Ful at river side
The urban Jungle.
Island Paradise just outside the window
Friends on the beach.
Battle of the Titans
The sunrise and moonset of Hong Kong Skyline
The Traveller.
My boyfriend taking in the view while passing through Wyoming.
New Moon Sunset at Tanah Lot
Lengkuas Island Panorama
14th Annual Photo Contest
AQI 390/500

Wu Da! (雾大 !) translated from Chinese means 'Heavy Fog'. It is also the answer you get from most people in the Chinese capital if you ask them what's wrong with the sky. But this 'fog' has hardly anything to do with water droplets in the air. The AQI is a scale from 0-500 measuring the pollution particles in the air. A good example would be an average day in my hometown Basel which reaches around AQI 10/500 compared to a very polluted day in Los Angeles which will reach as high as 120/500. From a visual perspective, there is a strange beauty within the smog. An intriguing soft light that covers things almost like in a magical winter storm. The famous PM 2.5 particles make for quite amazing photography.

TAGS: Architecture, China, Dreamy, Urban

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