A man, a woman, and a dog gaze toward the camera as they tend to their already ship-shape lawn. I love this photograph because its context feels tough to articulate. Is it another neighbor who is snapping this shot? Or a stranger passing by? Because of the distance here, it's tough to read the subjects' facial expressions, which makes it even harder to tell how they might have felt about their photographer. This instance of contextual ambiguity is brought to you by Fred Bodin, the collector who passed this negative on to HIP. Fred was a voracious collector and professional photographer in New England. He passed away in 2016.