Young photographer focuses on a year like no other

Yu Hong
A young photographer Xi Lingyan focused her attention on life in Jiading throughout the year of 2020. 
Yu Hong

Young photographer Xi Lingyan focused her attention on life in Jiading throughout the year of 2020. It was a tough period for all Chinese people due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but with everyone’s steady efforts, the difficulties will be overcome at last. Here are a few snapshots taken by her of what happened during the past year just passed. 

Young photographer focuses on a year like no other
Xi Lingyan / Ti Gong

Shanghai Nanxiang Incity Mega, one of the largest retail developments in Shanghai with a gross floor area of 340,000 square meters, opens to the public in August. 

Young photographer focuses on a year like no other
Xi Lingyan / Ti Gong

The pond near Shanghai Poly Grand Theater is frozen over. The theater has resumed operations, offering a venue for local residents to enjoy a show. 

Young photographer focuses on a year like no other
Xi Lingyan / Ti Gong

Magnolia flowers are in full bloom in spring along city streets. 

Young photographer focuses on a year like no other
Xi Lingyan / Ti Gong

Residents look for their parcels on shelves specially set up for contactless deliveries. The property service company labeled the floor to provide an easier solution for both delivery staff and residents. 

Young photographer focuses on a year like no other
Xi Lingyan / Ti Gong

A deliveryman from Dingdong Maicai, a platform for purchasing fresh produce and groceries, delivers food to households in January. People have begun to opt for deliveries to reduce the infection risks. 

Young photographer focuses on a year like no other
Xi Lingyan / Ti Gong

A volunteer checks a person’s temperature at a checkpoint in the district despite the cold weather at the beginning of 2020. 

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