What's incredible about this photo is the father's matter of fact expression. This man knows something amazing has just happened — one that will change the rest of his life. That subtle smile is a knowing smile.
What's incredible about a delivery room is how people will laugh with pure joy and cry tears of heartbreak at the same time. This is what this father is conveying through this shot. It's a picture that perfectly captures the multitude of emotions that come with the birth of a baby.
There is so much care and kindness in this shot it's heart-breaking in the sweetest way. The gentle hand on the woman's chin and the heads touching during such an important moment. These subtle gestures have made this an incredible shot.
Fathers have often spoken about their experience in the delivery room. Often, many confess that when they see their partner in pain all they want to do is to switch places, just to be able to stop them from being in so much pain. This shot perfectly captures this feeling. This guy's stare and his hands on his partner show his support.
Right after his baby is born, this guy can't help but admire his wife. His tears of admiration are heart-breaking. It's one of those rare moments when one person is in awe of the person they are in love with.