Last week or so has been obscured in smog. While it takes some photo opportunities away, it actually brings some new ones to enjoy.
Coming from Scotland, it took a while before my lungs got adjusted to Shanghai's air. After plenty of kleenex boxes, I bought a family package of strong mints, which finally helped. And as I try to see things in a better light, instead of lamenting about the pale sky, I am making the most of it. This is a collection of photos I took over that time.
There are many buildings in the same faded palette as the smoggy sky has. Their hard edges make for a neat analogous scene, yet with plenty of contrast.
Another subject that is rather appealing in these conditions is the concrete infrastructure and industrial developments. Shanghai has tons of amazing ones:
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