I had just finished a family shoot at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma. I noticed a few people getting out of their cars and gathering around some beautiful trees. These are the situations I get myself into sometimes; introducing myself to perfect strangers, and asking if I can capture what is about to take place. I would have to say that these are some of my absolute favorite occurrences; with photography and in life. The rush of adrenaline as I approach, not knowing what I'm going to say or if I'm making a big mistake.
Something about taking the risk to meet new people, getting to know someone knew in a short period time to the depth that that encounter allows, and using the talents I enjoy so much to capture emotion and tell their story. I think I smiled the entire rest of the day, and the next, and the next.