“According to traditional Chinese thought, the most important goals in life are the five happinesses – good luck, prosperity, longevity, happiness and wealth. These lie at the heart of all aspects of Chinese life and culture….”
In late 2013, I was commissioned to spend three chilly weeks in Beijing. My brief was to discover the city through the lens of my camera as part of a project working with Beijing TV (BTV) Documentary and the Australian based Wildbear Productions. The following images are just a small selection of what I saw and the people and places I encountered.