Whilst Jamaica-based photographer Adrian McDonald predominantly plies his trade snapping weddings on the Caribbean island, a moment five months ago may have just changed his credibility. The epiphany moment came when at home in the rural parish of Westmoreland when McDonald heard his neighbour’s kids laughter as they played, lost in their own innocent little world, living as if life is nothing but utter bliss.

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With permission, McDonald started photographing the innocence, exuberance and beauty of the kids as they played games like tag and hopscotch, swung from trees, and even sat huddled together, discussing “random topics” on their front lawn. Although a couple of the shots were conceptualised ahead of time, almost all of them are completely candid.

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