Crane Operator Captures Stunning Photos of Shanghai from Above

Amateur photographer Wei Gensheng has taken advantage of multiple opportunities as a crane operator to capture stunning images of Shanghai from over 2,000 feet above the city. Working on the final construction stages of the Shanghai Tower, said to be the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the entire world, Gensheng has managed to document the surrounding urban landscape from an entirely unique vantage point.

Despite taking up photography simply as a hobby, Gensheng has just recently taken second prize in the Shanghai City Photography Competition for these remarkable aerial shots. The laborer’s photos depict the surreal scene of a city in the clouds. The endless rows of soaring towers are like model toys, poking their tips throughout the fog. Even in images with clear skies, there’s something remarkable about the photographer’s point of view that makes the bustling city seem like a magical place full of life and adventures yet to discover.

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January 23, 2017

Makeup Artist Raises Mental Health Awareness With New #InsideOutChallenge

Canadian beauty blogger Yasaman Gheidi is using her makeup skills to spread mental health awareness with her new #InsideOutChallenge. While makeup can be fun and glamorous, Gheidi shows us a different side by using products to transform her face into a mirror for what’s within. The project came about after the 27-year-old self-taught beauty blogger left her staff Christmas party early due to an anxiety attack.

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