This picture was really important to me for several reasons: the concept, the model, the time I shot it...
The model is my dear friend Sonalii Castillo, and we got up at the crack of dawn to shoot this picture. Sometimes it is so refreshing getting up early and watching the first light hit the town. In fact, there is nothing more inspiring to me than that moment. We got to laugh our way through the morning as I covered her in baby powder on a very cold morning. It was uncomfortable, but we both enjoyed it so much it was priceless.
I wrote a more in-depth blog post about my thoughts on creating something from nothing, as well as with more behind the scenes pictures, on my blog: