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Photographer's #younglove project finds affection, opens hearts everywhere

For more than a year, Julia Xanthos went looking for love and found it, repeatedly. So the New York photographer did what came naturally to her: She took pictures of it.

Xanthos' Instragram collection of #younglove photos captures couples lying in the grass, cuddling on park benches, embracing at subway stops and kissing atop skyscrapers.

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For the most part, Xanthos said her subjects don't care about being photographed. Occasionally, they ask what she's doing = and then immediately embrace her project once it's explained.

"Because who wouldn't like a picture like that at the beginning of their relationship?" said Xanthos, 36, a photographer and videographer for the New York Daily News.

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