While working on the second tallest building in the world, professional crane operator Wei Gensheng decided to take some pictures from above. Little did he know these photos from Shanghai Tower would make him the most famous crane operator in the world. He has even won the second prize in Shanghai City Photography Competition.
Gensheng’s photos of Shanghai that he took standing 2,000 feet (610 meters) above the city, show the otherworldly cityscape with multiple tower spikes and skyscraper tops bathing in the clouds. The conversation between the shoreless rows of buildings and the natural lighting variations brings up panorama, which is sometimes apocalyptically frightening, whereas other times – dreamy and hopeful. [Read more...]
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