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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
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.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © jangwook kim
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.20.19
Editor's Pick
Finalist