A Walk in the Park:  Priceless Family Moment
Storey Wilkins Photography
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The Pure Unadulterated Joyof Childhood and the Profound Father-Child Bond

Images of a child on a dad's shoulders can evoke strong emotions. When a child is on their dad's shoulders, they experience a heightened perspective of the world. They can see things from a different vantage point, and this sense of elevation can symbolize the feeling of being lifted, supported, and protected by their father.

This image captures the close and loving bond between this little girl and her dad. I could sense the trust and connection felt, knowing that she was safe and secure while perched on her dad's shoulders. I could also see how much fun she was having, free to explore the world from way up there. From his perspective, the physical act of carrying his daughter on his shoulders symbolizes his strength and support, unconditional love, and his willingness to take on the responsibility of carrying his beautiful child, both literally and figuratively. Plus he looked like he was having a blast too.

This was just one of many moments of togetherness we captured that day for the whole family. Seeing a child on their dad's shoulders reminds me of the passing of time and the fleeting nature of childhood. It captures a moment of innocence and youth, emphasizing the transient nature of childhood and the importance of cherishing these precious moments. It encapsulates the very definition of family life, at its finest.

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Location: Riverdale Park, Toronto.

Keywords: black and white (35), candid (34), family (58), fun (30), natural (10). 1/2000; f/2.8; ISO 320; 85.0 mm.