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  • I have taken a bit of time off from creative projects recently to work on a few more personal details of my life, but looking back on what I have captured so far this year I am easily reminded of what type of photography I like best.

    The candid portrait is an amazing thing. In capturing an image of a friend in the moment it is pretty surreal what you can capture. I enjoy nothing more than taking a picture that not only tells a story about a specific point in time, but also the reason that moment is so special.

    This is my friend Kenny, always up for giving someone a friendly hard time or creating mischief. Whether it is a dedication on a bar jukebox that happens to be a song you loathe or a sharp comment about a variation in your dress, Kenny is always there to lighten the mood with a friendly reminder that we can't take ourselves too seriously.

    The details behind the photo are that we were at a friends wedding and people started to clang glasses to have the happy couple kiss. Not happy enough with the already somewhat annoying tradition, Kenny took it to the next level by playing a note on his glass of water ...pushing it to the point where a harmonious tone rose from many tables for many minutes. It was a fitting way to vex all of us at the table, but at the same time celebrate the joy we had for two good friends deciding to spend the rest of their lives together.

    From the playful smile to the goading stare, Kenny pulled off defining moment that I was able to capture for all of us to enjoy.
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