Moments of February: Shanghai through the lens

A monthly photo collection that documents our city life through the photographers' lenses. 
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Covered by a paper hat, a man cycles in rain on Dongping Road. Shanghai has had 22 rainy days in the past month. Local residents teased online: "Maybe the sun wandered off and got lost."

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

A woman hangs clothes and bed sheets on the rooftop on a rare sunny afternoon. 

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Pet birds sunbathe at the roadside on February 17, the first sunny day after two weeks of rain. 

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Kids play cards at the temple of the Bodhisattva Manjusri on February 5. Chinese people believe the Buddha will help students to get good scores in their examinations, so many parents take their children to the temple during the Spring Festival. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Travellers who arrive at the Shanghai Railway Station early in the morning wait for the morning operation of the Metro line on February 21. The Spring Festival travel rush will last till March 1.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

One man's junk is another man's treasure, which is also correct in the reverse. A letter written by a boy to his grandmother 30 years ago was among the garbage abandoned by Zhangyuan residents last weekend as they were relocated before the historic neighborhood being turned into commercial venues. 

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