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Beijing smog as seen from the China World Hotel, March 2003, during the SARS outbreak.

This was my first shot posted to Flickr.

drhundertwasser, solaris955, and 43 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. stakecheez 80 months ago | reply

    hey man i've started a site devoted to the smog with pics here or here beigey-olympic-games.vndv.com/index.html if its okay i might look at using your photo

  2. Daveness_98 80 months ago | reply


    This picture fills me with desolation

    Please consider adding your photograph to the group bleak

  3. aimkk 79 months ago | reply

    O,MYGOD
    But the present Beijing was already much better

  4. gecua 76 months ago | reply

    i thought at first "how lovely the day today is, foggy". turns out it was smog. O_o still a bit smoggy here.

  5. i_still_believe_in_u 76 months ago | reply

    excellent composition, wonderful mid tones!
    hope all is beautiful - xoxo!

  6. peggyhr 72 months ago | reply

    Great shot!

    Experienced this for myself back in Sep '05.

    www.flickr.com/photos/artsylens/456206395/in/set-72157600...

  7. Roberto Gardella [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

    I like to go back and see the first uploaded photo of my contacts......:)
    Damn.....we have fog but not because smog...!!! That's quite terrible!!
    --
    Seen on your photo stream. (?)

  8. todd* 67 months ago | reply

    Thanks for taking a peek at "my first flickr" photo. Returning the favor. Nice shot! This one shows the consequences of progress, I suppose.

  9. LanAnhB 64 months ago | reply

    Hi,
    I'm writing for a french website of environmental information, and I'd like to publish your picture for my article on greemzer.fr. My boss still has to accept it, but if she does, would you mind that I use it? Of course I'll put your name at the end of the article.
    Thanks and nice picture

    Doris

  10. ClizBiz 41 months ago | reply

    Great shot of a disturbing situation. I've used this photo to promote a blog post over at BlogHer.com:

    www.blogher.com/polluted-air-china-worries-women-there-po...

  11. tomswift46 ( Hi Res Images for Sale) 37 months ago | reply

    I had to go back to the beginning and what a beginning!

    Smog and SARS!

  12. Brendan Ó Sé 32 months ago | reply

    your own start ;-)

    what brought you all the way back to my start?

  13. ~ o 28 months ago | reply

    cough Nice ! cough cough

  14. Maria_Globetrotter (not globetrotting) 26 months ago | reply

    I've only been in Beijing a few days, and it shocked me how smoggy it was, in the mid day just grey, grey... Is it always like that??

  15. China Chas 26 months ago | reply

    I think yesterday was the worst day on record for pollution in this place. We do get plenty of nice days too but this photo shows that some things never change...

  16. David Harbinson (EnglishNewsLessons) 26 months ago | reply

    Hello Kevin. Thank you for putting your photo under CC. I have used it on my site here www.englishnewslessons.com/lessons/2013/january/15012013a... and attributed it to you in the manner requested on your profile page.

  17. stevenpng 25 months ago | reply

    My younger brother was there 2 weeks ago and it is bad!
    You can't get a clear city shot regardless what type of lens and camera you have....LOL

  18. MacSmiley 22 months ago | reply

    Yikes! People really have to breathe that?

    Seen in the brand new Yahoo! Weather app for iPhone, iPod, and iPod touch! Thanks for sharing your photo with a wider audience!

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