This is one of my favourite child portraits. I was traveling
through a barren part of Tibet when I spotted a woman walking
with two young children, in a scene I can only describe as being
straight out of a storybook. I stopped the car, requested their
permission, and I began to photograph all three.
was the girls hat, with its pink colour and flower that
drew me to her. She didnt seem bothered at all by my presence
and the camera, and I was so focused that I honestly dont
remember her running nose. Now I see it as a critical element
in this photo. Nothing could look more innocent.