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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A Groom's Father After the Wedding

In September 2018, I was invited to a wedding ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee by a wedding photographer acquaintance of mine. It was held in a beautiful old mansion. During the reception, I saw the groom’s father sitting on a red velvet settee in the hall. Suddenly, I was curious about the mixed emotions of joy and sorrow that the groom's father might have. I am a father of two sons. Someday, I will know exactly what he was feeling.

This photo is a finalist in the American Experience category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

TAGS: Tennessee, Wedding

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Madison, Alabama, United States of America
Member since 2018
Photo of the Day: 03.20.19 Editors' Pick Finalist
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© jangwook kim.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2018
Total Views: 8621
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f2.8
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PHOTO LOCATION Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America