Beijing through the expat lens


George Doupas — “Beijing is a beautiful city which presents many possibilities to photography enthusiasts,” George Doupas, a freelance photographer from Greece, said at the award ceremony of the 2013 Beautiful Beijing in the Eyes of Foreign Friends Photo Contest held in Beijing on Thursday.
Doupas, with his photo “Curves and Lines,” shared the first prize together with Stephen Shaver, chief photographer from the United Press International China Bureau.
50 photos stood out from a total of 4,168 entries taken by 180 photographers from 57 countries in this year’s contest: two were awarded the first prize, four the second prize and eight the third prize; another 36 received the Award of Excellence.
“I took the photo at Galaxy SOHO at dusk, and it resembles the terraced fields in south China’s Guangxi [db:内容2]