J.M. Giordano set up his white seamless paper and took quick portraits of the contestants during the drag contest at Baltimore's Pride festival.
Voters in Maryland followed lawmakers and approved marriage equality in 2012, and that gave revelers a lot of reason to celebrate in Baltimore this year.
'We've made this country a little more equal,' the president said.
The current Capital Pride celebration traces its history to the first LGBT festival in Washington, D.C., which was held in 1975. Saturday's festivities celebrated the 38th annual gay pride parade to take place in the U.S. capital.