I shot this image last weekend while walking around the front lawn of the Nelson-Atkins. A couple approached me and the guy asked if I'd take a photo of his girlfriend. She was slightly reluctant, then offered up a "say cheese" smile. I shot a few frames and then tried to get her to relax a bit. This was around the fifth or sixth image I took. I much prefer this kind of honest expression - unpretending + straightforward.

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