This B&W series emphasize the soulful, loving connection that the couples shared. Removing color untethers the photographs from the realistic view we are accustomed to. It draws our attention to a smaller set of expressive elements and details.
I requested that the newlyweds keep their attention on each other, and asked them a variety of questions while photographing their responses. Can you guess what questions I asked? Please leave your thoughts here on the blog.
Approaching portraiture in that way enabled me to capture the couples interacting naturally rather than posing for the camera.
When I was asked, "what should we do?" my replies included, "Get closer", "Look at each other", "Switch sides"...