A Photographer Looks Back on a Trying Year in Quarantine With a Loving Lens

As an Asian American creative

shelf of teas, balms, oils, masks, sanitizers and charms
A variety of household items, delivered to my door by my parents, are a love language. Photographed by Shirley Yu; art direction/set design/prop styling by Limonata; creative photo assistant: Angela Hau

Editor’s Note: For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, portrait and still life photographer Shirley Yu showcases her family’s care package deliveries during the time of Covid-19.

This story first appeared in the May 3, 2021, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
Shirley Yu is a commercial photographer who does editorial work and client campaigns.