My first impression of paddy fields was derived from a text book during my
primary school. However technically clear the explanations of the
agricultural aspect of the paddy, there were, graphically, no images of
the estate and plant. It was not until the time that I have developed a
profound interest in photography, that to my amazement, I came to my first
encounter with the terraced paddy fields at Yuan Yang, China.
The first impression was staggering. The paddy fields, illuminated by the
light of dawn and dusk, decked by the ubiquitous mist, would evolve into
art pieces that would make the most fastidious photographers humble. The
endlessness and vastness of the fields simply made me submit in awe. I
also had the privilege of witnessing some phenomenon play of light, and
the honor of having a deeper comprehension of how the people live their
life in this unsophisticated land.
I fell for this place immediately. I realized deep in my soul, that I was
destined to photograph and write the accounts about this magnificent piece
of land. Having spent the last four years, traveling thousands of miles
back and forth, I have, at last, compiled the narrative and images into a
book, I named it,
"The Light & Mist of Yuan Yang."
Come, lend me your ears and eyes, let me walk you through a journey, a
journey into the Light & Mist of Yuan Yang.
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