2013 Photo Contest, Staged Portraits, Stories, 3rd prize

Miss My Parents So Much

Photographer

Fu Yongjun

City Express

09 February, 2012

The portrait series depicts children in the village of Zhangmu, Chongqing, in southwest China, both alone and with a much-loved teacher Fu Huaying.

About

Fu Yongjun

Fu Yongjun is the director of photography for Hangzhou City Express. He has won three gold awards and one silver award in the China International Press Photo Contest. He was nom...

Background story

Zhangmu, Chongqing, China

The portrait series depicts children in the village of Zhangmu, Chongqing, in southwest China, both alone and with a much-loved teacher Fu Huaying. 

 

China has some 220 million migrant workers. Young couples moving from rural areas to work in the cities often have to leave their children behind while they earn money to support the family. Many who meet and marry far from home need to remain working, and so take their children to be looked after back in their villages by grandparents.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/60 sec
Focal length
35 mm
F-Stop
2.8
ISO
800
Camera
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

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