Li Weizhao is from Mianhu Town, Jiexi County, Jieyang City, Guangdong. He began to publish photographic works in 1984. In the past 30 years, more than 10,000 photographs were published in newspapers, magazines and other media at home and abroad. Some works have been accepted and won awards in domestic and foreign photography competitions. In recent years, more than 50 works have been accepted in multiple international photography competitions.
For more than 30 years, he traveled all over China and to more than 70 countries around the world to create photography works, resulting in several photo books and photography exhibitions.
He is a member of Global Photographic Union (GPU), Royal Photographic Society (RPS). He also joined China Photographers Association in 2005, China Art Photography Association, Guangdong Photographers Association. He is on the board of many photo associations, including China Hong Kong-Shenzhen-Zhuhai-Macao Photography Alliance, Jieyang Photographers Association (former Vice Chairman of Jieyang Photographers Association), Vice Chairman of Jiexi Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and Chairman of Jiexi Photographers Association. He is a contributing photographer of Xinhua News Agency and Jieyang Daily. His works were accepted in “Complete Works of Chinese Photographers”. In 2004, he was given the honorary title of “China’s Outstanding Photographer”, and in 2007 nominated for the first “Lang Jingshan Photography Award” in Shanghai. In 2008, he was named “Guangdong Staff Photographer Artist” by Guangdong Federation of Literary and Art Circle and Guangdong Unions. Now he is the Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Jiexi Tourism Association. He is engaged in news media in Jiexi County.
Description of the series:
Murondava is a popular destination for tourists in Madagascar. The city is famous for its Baobab avenue where several hundreds of giant baobabs are planted. The baobab trees are just fascinating when the night creeps in. Under the vast sky, a brilliant and colorful milky way is clearly presented in front of you, and countless stars are twinkling in the sky. How beautiful! Photographers are captivated by the unique landscape. After two nights of hard work, star trails of this island country’s milky way were captured.