Shanghai - the legendary Pearl of the East, architectural powerhouse, and home to the World Expo 2010 - continues to fascinate people from around the globe. Photographer Justin Guariglia, who has published his work in "National Geographic and Smithsonian" magazine, frequently trains his lens on the old town and waterfront which have retained their cultural character amid megabooming development. Shanghai's open-air lifestyle, bustling markets, and curious fashion sense are all seen here, granting us a multifaceted and intimate portrait of day-to-day life in one of the great cities of the world. And with the forthcoming Olympic games drawing ever more attention to China, there has never been a better time to discover the astonishing city that is Shanghai.
Award-winning photographer Justin Guariglia's work has appeared in National Geographic and Smithsonian.