My cousin Lauren is a journalism major at the U of M in Minneapolis and has some of the best homework assignments of anyone I know. This weekend I went with her to shoot an event for a project she was working on. The event was the closing celebration of The Soap Factory Presents: The New Land of Milk and Honey. I whole heartedly do not agree with their beliefs, but that has never been a prerequisite for photographing something. That’s the beauty in being an observer. These are just a few of my favorite photos of the day.