Colorful Explosions of Patriotism by Yocky Zhang

Everybody loves a little national pride. Whether it is from Sweden, Italy, China or the States, Yocky Zhang has captured the symbolic essence of nations and what they stand for. Based in Shanghai, Zhang has worked as a photographer for the past 6 years and as his portfolio has expanded, so has his skill and eye.

Most recently, Zhang has completed his pieces on individuals of different nationalities posing with their country’s home flag and combined with the colored powder that is commonly associated with the famous holiday in India called “Holi.” Liberty is a nice privilege for a country to have. Maybe Zhang will do a photo set with his home country of China’s flag next.

 

 

via Edge

Shawn Saleme

Shawn Saleme is a contributing writer for Visual News. A 4th generation San Franciscan, Shawn has developed an adventurous spirit that has taken him to over 55 countries. His degree in cultural anthropology shapes his perspective and thirst to socially experiment in a rapidly shifting planet. His work has been featured in the Seattle Times, The Globalist and the Daily Mail. Currently he is writing a book about the shared economy. Connect with him @shawnsaleme.

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