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People in China joke that their national bird is the crane — everywhere you look in the cities, there is new construction going up.  While I was there, I remembered something I read (a quote from Bill Gates, it turns out), asserting that China has used as much concrete in 3.5 years as the United States did in 100 years.  A few days in China convinced me that, if anything, that figure is probably conservative.
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Olympus E-M1
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People in China joke that their national bird is the crane — everywhere you look in the cities, there is new construction going up. While I was there, I remembered something I read (a quote from Bill Gates, it turns out), asserting that China has used as much concrete in 3.5 years as the United States did in 100 years. A few days in China convinced me that, if anything, that figure is probably conservative.

We visited in a pottery museum/exhibit in Jingdezhen.  The ‘workers’ there sat and smoked, doing absolutely nothing, until a tour guide came within six feet of them.  Then, they suddenly jumped to work, doing something for as long as it took the tour guide to explain, then returing to their cigarette.
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Olympus E-M1
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500
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f/1.8
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1/160th
Focal Length
80mm

We visited in a pottery museum/exhibit in Jingdezhen. The ‘workers’ there sat and smoked, doing absolutely nothing, until a tour guide came within six feet of them. Then, they suddenly jumped to work, doing something for as long as it took the tour guide to explain, then returing to their cigarette.

We visited in a pottery museum/exhibit in Jingdezhen.  The ‘workers’ there sat and smoked, doing absolutely nothing, until a tour guide came within six feet of them.  Then, they suddenly jumped to work, doing something for as long as it took the tour guide to explain, then returing to their cigarette.
Zoom Info
Camera
Olympus E-M1
ISO
200
Aperture
f/1.8
Exposure
1/160th
Focal Length
80mm

We visited in a pottery museum/exhibit in Jingdezhen. The ‘workers’ there sat and smoked, doing absolutely nothing, until a tour guide came within six feet of them. Then, they suddenly jumped to work, doing something for as long as it took the tour guide to explain, then returing to their cigarette.

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