I love this photo. This woman looked so content and happy riding her bicycle along a quiet, tree-covered street in Shanghai. When I shot this, she was in her own world, completely focused on wherever it was she was going. And I love that her lipstick matched both her bike and her dress.
Brad A. Johnson is a writer and photographer specializing in food and travel. His work has been honored by the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards, James Beard Awards, World Food Media Awards, Food Photographer of the Year Awards, Society of Features Journalism Awards and others. Based in Southern California, Brad currently serves as Editorial Director of the new luxury consumer travel magazine of the Global Travel Collection (launching Spring 2023).