Today is really meaningful to me because I shot the first photo of mine that I'm actually happy with. You could argue that her knee coming up in this photo is distracting or there's a lot of other things not working. Or you don't even feel a personal connection with her.
This is a photo of my best friend from high school, whom I shared lunch with every day of senior year after my dad passed away from brain cancer. She's not good with emotions and honestly sometimes wouldn't know what to do when I started crying randomly. Someone I care about immensely introduced me to the album I See You by The xx earlier this year. I mention this album because not only is it a great album, but when I see her eyes in this photo, that's my perception of how she saw me: "I see you, stronger than you were four years ago. I see you, eyes filled with love for your craft."
P.S.: She was probably thinking of chicken katsu, to be fully honest. But also, please actually follow @ray_c_rebirth. I've still got so much improvement to make photography wise but he's been the most amazing mentor and deserves the love.