“If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love.”
Maya Angelou

With Valentine’s day upon us, many are celebrating love in some way. Be it the love for a child, the love for their partner or love for the world around us. This month we challenged our Lowepro Storytellers to show us what “love” looks like to them.

Photo by Glenn Bartley

A pair of Mute Swans share a tender moment on a pond in Victoria, BC.

Glenn Bartley

Photo by Laura Barisonzi

On location in Florida on a rainy day.
f/2.8, 1/125, ISO of 125

Laura Barisonzi

Photo by Rachid Dahnoun

Love is an open road.

Nikon D800E
Nikkor 70-200mm 2.8
f/16
1/400 sec
ISO 200

Rachid Dahnoun

Photo by Carrie Swails

Love is a lot of things to all different kinds of people.

Nikon D750
24mm Sigma Art
ISO 250
f1.4
1/640 sec

Carrie Swails

Photo by Jeff Hinman

What is love? For many people love could mean the everlasting love for someone, something, someplace, it’s endless! One of the many things I love to do is to escape the work week by being engulfed in natures lovely arms. I call it Neverland.

Sony ar7ii
16mm
F-11
Shutter 15 seconds
ISO 250

Jeff Hinman

Moments before Christine & Jordan were married, they exchanged love letters.  They wanted to save their first look for the aisle, so exchanged letters around the corner of the church, sight unseen.  Not a word was said as the read each other’s letter, but the expressions, tears, and emotions revealed the depth of what love is…

Dave & Quin Cheung

Photo by Willow McDonough

Love is playful, sweet, and unconditional. Weddings like this, one filled with so much joy, was a beautiful reminder. May we all find and experience this kind of love.

Canon 60D
ISO 100
f 6.3
1/200

Willow McDonough

Photo by Mitch Wu

Love is having a blast with a friend!

From my February personal photo project, “28 Days of Toy Stories.”  Although 2017 was fantastic on a professional level, I really want to commit to creating more personal work in 2018. This photo project was a way for me to jumpstart that.

Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 135mm f/2L @ f/3.5
ISO 800
1/2000 sec

Mitch Wu

Photo by Shawn Talbot

A romantic weekend getaway at the luxurious Trump Hotel Vancouver.

Canon 5DSR, f/2.8, 1/50 second, ISO 100, 50mm lens

Shawn Talbot

Photo by Gregg Jaden

No better time than now.

Gregg Jaden

Photo by Daisy Gilardini

Elephant seals kiss.

Daisy Gilardini

Photo by Karl Zoltan

Love is sharing my life with Kathryn Dyer who was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago.  I love this picture of her as the umbrella symbolizes shelter and protection which is what I try to do for her as we enjoy the beauty in each and every day!

Karl Zoltan

Aurora Lampson

About Aurora Lampson

Aurora is the Social Media and Community Manager at Lowepro. When not in the office Aurora is a professional commercial and portrait photographer.

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