Our first shoot didn’t go as planned and the circumstances under which I met this wonderful family were not happy ones. This family was gracious and welcoming during a time when they had every reason to be angry and selfish. The little room where I first met them was bursting with joy and hope and love. And I will forever be thankful for being able to witness and document all that love in that teeny, tiny room for a very special little girl.
Fast forward 14 months and we were able to do a shoot under much happier circumstances. The Wang family spends part of the year here and part in Taiwan. We did this shoot in a place that is quintessential California so they will have some proper family pictures to decorate their home on the other side of the world. And, while an important member of their family wasn’t in these pictures she is still always present and in the hearts of all those that knew and love her.