"Pictures looks so different than how I personally see my family. Here it looks like we don't fit together. But in life I see us very symbiotic, made from the same wood. I tend to forgot that I'm not raising white children. My lens is too white and naive. In this world it's not the same to be white as to be colored. I can't ever see and experience this world from the same perspective than they do. But my identity is colored. Even you don't see it, I'm not white inside. Partly I'm a bit jealous, and proud. I know they will change this world with the knowledge of humanity that I can never achieve."
- Marjo Smolander
Mamiya ZE, Kodak Portra 400.