Step out with dew
Return with sunset
A City 8 hours 8 Photos
April 15th 2017, a sunny day with 30° hot temprature, the Mini-Fotomarathon kicked off in Beijing Luxun Museum. The topics and the overall theme were inspried by Baitasi, Luxun and all the stories that were written by the people living in the Hutongs.
The overall theme of the contest was "Using the Past Creating the Future". Every contestant was holding the camera, eager and excited, running the final check with the equipments, ready to explore the city, to capture the inspiration from ancient art and Hutong alleys.
The journey around Baitasi had unfolded the cultural texture of Old Beijing. Contestant had engrained their artistic perspective to present the best angle of the ancient city, to connect the traditional culture and the modern time, and to recreate the charming orient through their lenses.
The creation of the eight topics is full of fun and imagination. Entries for the one special topics, "Strength" , was judged independently. "The topic winners of "Strength" will receive a 30-day right to use the large luxury SUV-RX450h, sponsored by Lexus.
The sun set gradually, the journey was coming to an end, but it was difficult to quell our our excitement after 8 hours of wonders. What better chance to throw a party! Everyone had a great time enjoying the live performance and folk music. The memorable night draws a perfect conclusion to the carnival of Mini-Fotomarathon.
In these three short years in China, Fotomarathon has been creating touching moments for the city-lovers. The first stop of 2017 Fotomarathon has came to a perfect end. We would like to thank all our participants for making this event a success, and Beijing event co-orgarnizers: BTS Remade and Luxun Museum, the official Sponsor LEXUS, event sposnors Canon and IQAir for their support. Please look forward to the other episodes of "Tales of Three Cities", to explore the beauty of life, to capture the city.
See you in Shenyang this summer!
Special thanks to Zhao Qiang, Zhu Shaolin, Yao Moumou and Li Yanzhao for sharing fatastic moments of the event.