To The Man Who Always Stayed | Korea Artiz Studio

I remember the feeling when she walked out the door. The soul-crushing memories of unplaced phone calls and missed holidays. It was easy for her to leave. It would have been so easy for you to leave too. For you to take the easy way and walk out the door. You would’ve avoided so many struggles and fights. You could have done the leaving, I know this because she did. She left which means you could too. You did not though. You stayed and showed up every single day. You fought for us and picked us. You always stayed and for that I thank you.

Staying wasn’t easy. It involved mental illness, surgeries, growing pains, siblings fights, and financial struggles. Sure we also had weddings, family growth, and incredible development but those came later and those hard times were still really hard. You never failed though, you were right there to fight for us and to be the one person we could always rely on. It’s hard to fully trust someone to stay when you’ve been left by someone so significant. You took the insecurity that she created and remind us every day that you are not leaving. You encourage trust because you stay. You didn’t cause our cracks but you fixed them with pride and without resentment.

You did more than just physically stay though, you went above and beyond. You encouraged without hesitation, you loved without expectation and you nourished without demanding reprisal. You understood that we were torn and broken. You knew that you would have to rebuild three children. You did that back then, and continue to hold us when we fall now. What people do not always realize is that the kind of pain we experienced never truly goes away. Some days it feels raw and new. You knew and continue to know this though, you encouraged us through the bad days and cheered us on through the good.

You handled all the challenges thrown at you with ease and dedication. You let us know that things aren’t always easy but they are worth it. You taught us that sometimes you have to go through the hard times to come out at the beautiful ones. You gave us lessons about forgiveness, openness, and moving on. You showed us how to prioritize and reminded us that we are important. We feel worthy and loved because of the influence you have on our life. You are the most important man in the world and for that, I am in awe of you.

It is hard to accurately thank someone for saving your life, but that’s what you did for me. You became the person that I can always count on. I can cry on your shoulders, I can always have a hug and I can tell you everything. Those things make me know that I am supported and encouraged to be my authentic self. That self has flaws and challenges, but to you, that self is still as precious as a newborn. You remind me every day that I am not broken, I’m simply stained glass, the cracks let my light shine through and my colors are always breathtaking.

To the man that stayed, I am the luckiest person in the world to have you as my dad.

About Artiz Studio:

Free from the influence of time & place, our portraits capture a moment that is timeless. This is our aim when capturing any photo. As a child, I was deeply moved when I saw a photo of my grandparents together, bathed in a soft red light. I can never forget the impression that photo left on me, it had a large impact on me and my photography. I wish for brides and grooms to have the same feelings that I experienced when they receive their portraits. The most beautiful moments of loving couples should be retained forever. — Founder Kim Yong Seon

Founded In Busan, Korea Since 2008, South Korea Network KBS Central Has Named Artiz As One Of The Leading Bridal Fashion Icon And Wedding Provider For Authentic Korean-Style Photography. Capturing Timeless Portraits For More Than 20 Million Couples Throughout The 45 Situated Studio Locations. Our Unique Background Setting Crafted By SBS Korea Landscape Designers Has Propelled Artiz Within The Ranks Of Luxury Wedding Photography Elites Throughout The World, Delivering World-Leading Standards And Services.

Ushering In Artiz Global Success Was The Expansion To Singapore’s Wedding Scene In 2017 And Has Been Crowned Unanimously As Singapore’s Largest Indoor Wedding Studio And Sole Provider For Authentic Korean-Style Wedding Photography.

Our Extensive Portfolio Of Over 200 A-List Celebrities Endorsements And Mutual Collaborative Shoots With Local Top-Tier Influencers And Media Publications Has Propelled Artiz Into The Ranks Of Singapore’s Wedding Elites. This Includes Jian Hao Tan (Frobes 30 Under 30, 2016) With His Now Wife Debbie Soon (Influencer), Jade Rasif (Rank #2 South East Asia DJ, 2020), Naomi Neo (Singapore’s Most Followed Female Influencer, 2020) As Well As LGBTQ Activism Shoot For Andee Chua And Hugo Lim (Youtuber Influencer, Runway Model And LGBTQ Activist)

Artiz Has Seen To Also Paved The Way For Luxury Wedding And Bridal Providers, Having Earned Featured Publications In Over 200 Global Media Channels Worldwide Such As ELLE, COSMOPOLITAN BRIDE, VOGUE & HERWORLD Singapore

Your Wedding Day Is One Of The Most Important Days In Everyone’s Life, And We Hope That It Would Be Captured In Every Detail. Artiz Promises A Distinctive Style & Fresh POV To Photography By Shooting Natural Expressions And Moments Of Each Bride & Groom , Which Leave Not Only A Memory But Also Touches The Soul. Our Timeless Glamour And Luxurious Ambience Has Earned Us The Reputation As The Premier Studio Where Stars Have Chosen To Express Their Love Story.

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Artiz Studio was founded in Busan, South Korea in 2008 and has since become the most fashionable and popular Korean style wedding photography brand globally

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