They say the devil is in the details, but I’m going to disagree– unless the devil is awesome and magical. Because I’m pretty sure that it is beauty that is in the details. I had the privilege of being invited to an amazing Fourth of July party last weekend. My friends won exclusive access to a park located in the heart of the city through a charity auction. It was just our small group and the park staff and their families there.
While the fireworks proved elusive to photograph, the details of the celebration and the historic house on the property were out in all their glory. Especially my friend Sarah’s amazing attention to the little things: festive citronella candles, straws that looked like fireworks, tiny flags to wave, and Jimi Hendrix cued up in the playlist just in time for the fireworks. (Also planets converging, which I don’t think Sarah ordered up… but you never know.) Here are just a few of the beautiful details of the evening: