Nick is a photographer that meets Ivy Sullivan on the beach and becomes interested in her. However, since she is married to Raj Kher, he keeps his distance at first, instead trying to teach her about her new interest in photography.
They later go on a trip together after Ivy and Raj separate and end up having sex. Though Ivy is reluctant to enter a relationship so soon after her marriage ended, she reluctantly begins seeing Nick.
Soon, however, Nick gets a job shooting war photos in Afghanistan and leaves for his assignment with Ivy not happy about his decision.