Sunday, January 2, 2011

Painting of Garden in Nanjing

The owner of the company I work for purchased my book - Expressing the Orient - for everyone at the company as a Christmas present. It was a nice gesture that I greatly appreciate. I've received really positive feedback from everyone at work on it.

Below is the most positive response I got:

This is a painting inspired by one of my photos painted by my former co-workers, John Burns.

Here is the original photo from my book:

And the two next to each other:

John said he really liked the contrast of the Chinese garden with the ultra-modern skyline in the background. That is exactly what I was thinking when I took the photo back in Nanjing in 2006.

You can see an online gallery of more of John's work here.

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