A series of photos that show a different stages of bud development of the Lotus. It’s a metaphor of reflection in life. From budding, blooming to withering, the process is as if a contrast of one from born, growing, to aging.
Albert Chen is a Houston-based photographer and an award recipient of previous IPA, SWPA, Px3, MPA, FAPA, NDPA, TIFA, and IPOTY contests. He loves photographing, tells stories through his work, and can't live without it. Being a photographer wasn't his original career plan, his photographing started from a hobby and then transformed it into a passion. And now, it becomes his daily life.