Beijing: Shooting it Like a Pro

Drum Tower

Beijing Rian Dundon / AtlasPress for TIME
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Once used to help residents follow the time, the Drum Tower and its sister, the Bell Tower, rise from a maze of hutongs and old courtyard residences. "I shot from the street with public buses passing through the frame," Dundon says, "in order to show how Beijingers go about their lives in the midst of such history. This connection to the past is a constant in Beijing."

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