Fishing boats sailing off Zhujiang village in the Shajiang township of Xiapu county on Monday.
Known as the most charming fishing village of China, Xiapu is located in the north-east of China's Fujian province.
A small region along China's south-eastern coast, Xiapu nevertheless has the largest mudflat in the country, encompassing more than 400km of coastline.
Along its "tiger-striped" beaches, bamboo structures and poles, buoys and fishing vessels provide human counterpoints to the area's natural beauty.
Xiapu's rustic elegance has made it popular with photographers looking to capture the dream-like shapes formed by the endless bamboo structures that stretch into the distance, reflected in the shallow waters of the mudflat.