Moments in August

The summer heat is still lingering, but the golden light of autumn is already here. Shanghai Daily photographers captured some last moments of our long summer.


The summer heat is still lingering, but the golden light of autumn is already here. Shanghai Daily photographers went around the city and captured some last moments of our long summer.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A worker takes a break at a construction site of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). The city is gearing up for the preparation for the China International Imports Expo, which will be held in in two months from November 5-10. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Road pavers enjoy their night snacks in a convenience store at midnight on Jianguo Road E. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

A motorist and his son share an ice lolly on Wukang Road. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Separated by windows, a sanitary worker and a construction worker are engrossed in the performance of a child pianist on Yuyuan Road. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

A worker cleans the glass canopy at the Grand Gateway Shanghai in Xujiahui area. 

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Residents of an old neighborhood in downtown Jing’an look at relocation policies. The neighborhood is the last crumbling site remaining on Kangding Road. Most of the residents moved out to new homes in the suburbs last month. 



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