“As a local born and raised in Beijing, I love to capture the historical moments that arise in the capital city,” says Your Shot contributor Tian-yu Xiong. “This photograph was taken in the National Library of China, which resides in the middle of Haidian, also known as the educational district of Beijing. As I was wandering the hallways of the library I noticed the astonishing view and repetitive lines present in the architecture. The massive amount of people reading books and studying quietly with electronic devices by their sides also drew my attention to this stunning moment.”
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