Photography : Family
1 family, 2 wonderful scenes
The Family Portraits of Teguh & Lorita by William Xu
Feb 2018

Have you ever heard of Helloflox? It’s a clothing line for children. We know the mom behind Helloflox for a long time. We’ve partnered together in so many events! The more time we spend together, the more we’re closer to each other.

One day, a conversation popped up, “Hey, when can we take a picture together?”

Later, I told Lorita all about a theme that I’ve been dying to try since I saw a movie called Chasing the Dragon. It’s based on a true story, which was set in vintage Shanghai in the 1920s. If you haven’t seen the movie, you’d think that it would be all China red. It’s not. That time, western influence just set foot in China. So, it’s a majestic fusion of western and eastern culture.

That’s why we don’t use any red color in the set. We only use red in the costumes.

Lorita gets excited over this theme. She really likes it.

Then, Lorita told us all about her dream. It’s like a bright airy fairytale. Wonderful.

It’s settled! We’re doing both vintage Shanghai and dreamy fairytale.

While we’re preparing the props, the costumes (joined by Elly), and the makeup concept (joined by Mimi Kwok), Loretta’s preparing her children for the photoshoot. She said they are shy to people they never met before. So, when she got home after our conversation, she told them, “Uncle Will is going to take our family picture.” She also let it slip in random conversations with them. In the days leading up to the photoshoot, she taught them how to pose. I could imagine Lorita’s excitement.

Our hard work paid well. At the d-day, everyone came here all happy and excited.

The photo shoot went so smooth. Thanks for the fun, guys!

Also, thank you for your trust, Lorita! Hope the pictures look great in your living room.


Will Xu

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