Things you do in China #7: Chinese Photo PosesChina is a crazy place, I’m not going to lie. However, I wouldn’t have spent over 21 months here now if I didn’t like it. There are little quirks, just like any country, which will help you to fit in better. I hope to cover some of these in this series of topics!
#7 You adopt the standard of all Chinese photo poses for EVERY photo
I don’t know how it happened, it just did. I have gone from having photos like this of me:
To having photos of me like this:
They say living in places for extended periods of time you adopt the local habits. Thankfully I’ve not adopted the spitting on the floor and littering habits, however Chinese photo poses will forever and a day be in my repertoire now. I never really had a personal pose before this, which is maybe why I adopted it whilst living here. But I think I might need to change it soon.