This photo was taken on an exceptionally foggy day in San Francisco. I was originally focused on photographing the bay to the left of the photo, but once I noticed my dad walking away into the fog to get some signal, I thought it would make for an interesting shot.
Annie Ma is a senior at The Harker School in San Jose, where she is a co-editor-in-chief of the school’s literary magazine, HELM. Her poetry, prose, and photography have won several Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. She is the founder and president of The Book Bank (www.bookbank.org), a nonprofit organization that serves underprivileged communities by collecting and distributing free books to K-8 school children. Her favorite poet is Mary Oliver.