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An emotional experience

I photographed a funeral at the request of a family for the first time this week. It was a difficult and emotional task, balancing my natural instinct to want to catch powerful imagery, with making the photographs sensitive, respectful and un-intrusive.

Having processed the photographs I feel that it is probably some of my best work. I have to create an album now which I hope will not only capture the emotional nature of the day, but also the celebration of a fantastic life lived to the full, and the strength of family bonds at a special time. 

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