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.