Lost in Beijing, stories of people



Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben


The hidden face of china, Beijing.

Everyday, thousands of workmans works in the capital of China.

I  taken this pictures before olimpic games in Beijing, before china changed forever.

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In the name of “progress”, setting in Beijing.

IMGP0019Sunrise in Beijing

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IMGP0016 (2)Inside the “honky tonk” like this one is hidden the real everyday life of the people in the cities of China

IMGP0017Baozi (steam bread) for breakfast. Chinese traditional food.

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IMGP0018 (2)The train in 798 art district, Beijing

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Chinese New year’s. About one month of fireworks without stop


IMGP0035Practice Kung fu in the winter morning

IMGP0244 (2)Play chinese draughts


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The china central televition headquarters, building in progress.


IMGP0001 (2)New building in the fog, Beijing.






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Old & new


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Pekingese breed


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Homeless in beijing. To show a modern face, the peking governament want to hide the person in this situation and often take this people away fom the city.


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The mythological animals on the roof of an old house in the hutong


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Church of Wangfujing


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Kid go to school in early morning


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Houhai frozen lake in winter


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Eggs shell in one street of a village in northern China



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New buildings appears in Beijing


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Author & Photographer : Alessandro Del Ben










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