Best 100 Fearless Awards of 2023

Just keep looking. When you think nothing's happening, look harder to see if that's really the case.

It was at a point in bridal prep where, uncharacteristically, we were ahead of schedule. The bride's and bridesmaids' hair and make up was all done, I think someone had gone to put the kettle on to make tea and I was wondering what to shoot next to fill the lull.

Still on my knees on the floor, I noticed the googly-eyes on the baby-bouncer and how it neatly made a funny new face for the bridesmaid's baby girl who had joined the bridal party.

Despite the little one kicking away, the eyes were conveniently positioned like that. I didn't have to work too hard for this image, it's one of those gifts you are presented, but waiting for another element, in this case, the light touch from the mother's hand, I feel gives the image more depth and interest.