Snow on the tip of a leaf

Posted by Ziren (Singapore, Singapore) on 29 December 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I am Ziren Wang, a student from Raffles Institution, Singapore. I picked up a camera in January 2009 in my school's photographic society, and I have never looked back. Years later, I have explored various different forms of photography, from event coverage, to fashion, to documentary, to photography using DIY lenses, and most recently, to film.

I must thank my seniors who have been so instrumental in developing in me a passion for this art. It has been said that there are two kinds of teachers: one gives the man the fish; the other teaches the man to fish. I believe my seniors are of a third kind: they have made me want to fish. They have imparted me with important technical skills, but they have also inspired me to continue photographing for six years.

"To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt." -Susan Sontag

Upperwolf from Budapest, Hungary

hey, very good scene! Is it normal to have snow in south China now?
(Now in central-europe the weather is like in spring, windy, sunny, rainy. The snow melted before Chmas :( )

29 Dec 2009 8:57am

@Upperwolf: yes! the snow usually comes in around the 1st of Jan or during Chinese New Year. (somewhere between 30th Jan to 15 Feb. it's our version of "christmas"!)

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

super macro but is it snowing in singapour I dont remember

29 Dec 2009 9:24am

@jeanclaude: thanks jc, but this isn't shot in singapore. it's shot in jiujiang, china! it doesn't snow in singapore, unfortunately (:

Anne from Singapore, Singapore

Simply beautiful to look at!!

29 Dec 2009 1:36pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Very nice macro shot!

29 Dec 2009 5:37pm

vilas from Mumbai (Bombay), India

thanks for sharing beautiful part of China

3 Jan 2010 3:30pm