This series of images by Brian Kelly playfully promotes the logo/mark (yellow smile) of the Laughfest Comedy Festival by placing recognizable citizens of Grand Rapids, Michigan into humorous situations. Laughfest is an annual comedy festival in Grand Rapids, Michigan that is inspired by Gilda Radner with proceeds benefiting the Grand Rapids chapter of Gilda's Club.
Brian Kelly is an editorial, advertising and celebrity photographer living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brian's corporate clients include Kellogg's, Amway, Steelcase, Haworth and Spectrum Health among many others. Select editorial clients include Golf Digest, Smithsonian, Fast Company, Chicago Magazine, TIME, Men's Health, Wine Spectator, Essence, Popular Mechanics, GQ Germany and Seventeen.