An overheating Johnny in a dark suit, standing next to a door in rural Taiwan, with white suited Johnnys in the reflection behind him.

Citong

Citong is named after my father’s hometown, a small village in Taiwan’s rural southern countryside. This image was shot at my grandparents’ house. A place remarkably unchanged since I was last there in 2009.

The lighting conditions for this shot were pretty tricky. The range between the foreground Johnny, and his background reflections, was large enough so that they required different exposures. I wish I had more space for the white suits in the background. But the portion of the window reflecting what was going on outside, seemed larger in my mind than it appeared in frame.

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