Jennifer and Sebastian were sitting on a park bench conversing in fluent Spanish. The area was unshaded, but useable due to a dense overcast sky. When I explained 100Strangers, both seemed genuinely interested. Jennifer is a student at nearby Riverview High School, Sebastian at the State College of Florida, about 10 miles away.
After photographing Jennifer, she liked the images on the LCD. So did Sebastian. But then he shocked me by declining to be photographer. “Why not?” I won't look as good as Jennifer (laugh).” In fact, Sebastian is a very handsome young man.
As I parted, I told Jennifer to work on him – teach him to be brave. Both laughed.