"Boatman and Sunset"
Location: West Lake, Hangzhou, China
Date: September 2021
Photographer: Shixuan Zhao
Ohio State Affiliation: Graduate Student
Home Country: China
Award: Honorable Mention
2022 International Photography Exhibition
Description: "The photo was taken on Yanggong Causeway in West Lake, which is a famous historical spot in Hangzhou. The photo speaks for the traditional admire to brave persons adventuring across rivers and mountains in Chinese culture. I used Fujichrome Provia 100F reversal film with an SMC Pentax-M 50mm lens to take this photo and it resulted in a color resembles the feeling of vintage and Chinese paintings."