Two people were standing next to a beer case set up in a corner of a three-dimensional maze of alleys

Two persons standing talking in mazy lane
People standing around talking in an alley
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As usual, I was walking through the alleys of a residential neighborhood. The alleys are a maze of tangled alleys in this old-fashioned town that stretches across Shanghai. As soon as I started walking, I lost track of where I was, and it was a maze. But that is one of the best parts of walking in a town you don't know. It won't be long before the alleys where you can enjoy such a real pleasure disappear in Shanghai, where redevelopment is already proceeding at a rapid pace.

As I was walking along, I saw two people standing by the side of the road talking. Unlike me, the locals must know exactly where they are, while it is difficult for strangers to get a complete picture of the alley. In that sense, the alley maybe like a ninja house, a mechanism to prevent intruders from the outside.

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PHOTO DATA

No

2032

Shooting Date

Jun 2008

Posted On

September 24, 2008

Modified On

May 27, 2022

Place

Shanghai, China

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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