Even the most mundane job can produce something beautiful. Amateur photographer Wei Gensheng takes advantage of his job as a crane operator for Shanghai Tower, which will be the second tallest building in the world once completed. As he works, he takes the opportunity to take breathtaking photos of the sprawling cityscapes below him:
Gensheng is often as high as 2,000 feet above ground when he shoots his images. This photo especially accentuates the 20,000 buildings that are over 11 stories high in Shanghai. His series of images won Gensheng the second highest prize in the Shanghai City Photography Competition.
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