13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Hutong in Beijing

While touring a home in a hutong, I heard birdsong as we were leaving & snapped this shot. The simplicity of composition captures tradition & heritage while revealing modern life with the garden hose and bag of aluminum cans.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Beijing, China
Camera: XT1056
Copyright: © Jill Flummerfelt