Jim (Daylight Studio). NYC

Jim (Daylight Studio). NYC

An older, middle-aged bald male model with a moustache in denim jeans and button-up shirt sits in a little chair in an empty daylight studio against a blue backdrop in Manhattan. New York City, NY

Melisa (Stairwell). Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Melisa (Stairwell). Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Portrait of a young black African-American woman and fashion model with big curly, frizzy, kinky hair like an afro wearing a lace bra and leggings standing in the staircase of her apartment against a blue painted wall. Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Smokey (Bodega). Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Smokey (Bodega). Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Portrait of young black African-American man nicknamed Smokey leaning against window of cornerstore bodega with neon lights advertising fruits, vegetables and million dollar lottery. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Hailey (Blue Dress). Salt Lake, Utah

Hailey (Blue Dress). Salt Lake, Utah

Portrait of cute slim young red-head ginger teen model girl wearing a blue dress sits on green grass revealing blue panties underwear in suburban backyard. Salt Lake City, Utah

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Crystana (Bed). Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

Crystana (Bed). Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

Crystana, 23, lays on her bed looking out the doorway. Brooklyn, NY

Chebna (Manhattan Bridge). Brooklyn, NY

Chebna (Manhattan Bridge). Brooklyn, NY

Portrait of young attractive twenty-something mixed ethnicity black and Indian woman from small caribbean country Guadaloupe standing in fedora hat, white scarf with braided hair extensions standing on Manhattan Bridge. Brooklyn, NY

Niina Ratsep

Niina Ratsep

Portrait of young blonde teenage eastern European fashion model Niina Ratsep from Estonia stands in Herbert Von King Park on abright sunny afternoon in the cold wearing a coat that is half-way on. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, New York

Sean. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

Sean. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

Young Black African-American Boy wearing a red and black striped hoodie stands holding his skateboard in the amphitheater at Herbert Von King Park with rows of stepped concrete outdoor seating and trees behind. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, New York

Author Leland Pitts-Gonzalez

Author Leland Pitts-Gonzalez

Middle-aged author amd writer Leland Pitts-Gonzalez wearing a jacket and tie  stands in the middle of an empty lot with graffiti on a wall behind him in an inner-city, urban neighborhood. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

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Erica. New York, NY

Erica. New York, NY

Erica in her studio apartment in the Bronx. New York, NY

Marsha (Central Park). New York, NY

Marsha (Central Park). New York, NY

A young tall, teenage black African-American girl with long legs and Converse sneakers lies on the sidewalk and grass on a trail in Central Park in the dark night, New York City

Dylan (Occupy Wall Street). New York, NY

Dylan (Occupy Wall Street). New York, NY

Young man from Northampton, MA with blue dyed hair and colorful scarf in tank top and moustache works sanitation at Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park (Liberty Plaza), New York, NY

Edo, 19, Harlem, NYC

Edo, 19, Harlem, NYC

A young teenage Hispanic Latino man in blue plaid shirt with long hair stands in lush green foliage and leaves that hang all around and surrounds him. New York, NY

Queen (Bedroom), 22. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

Queen (Bedroom), 22. Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

Young Black Woman With Hoop Earrings Lies on Pink Bed in Room, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn "Modeling was something very liberating to me and exciting. I wanted to create a new market for a new kind of model. A market that the human body, despite shapes or sizes is a very beautiful and wonderful thing." I believe that true beauty comes from inside and always shows through. I have no problem with whatever the next look is, whether it's big blonde hair and blue eyes or green hair and dark eyes. That's fine, as long as there isn't just one ideal image.

Hailey (Fence). Salt Lake, Utah

Hailey (Fence). Salt Lake, Utah

Portrait of cute slim young red-head ginger teen model girl wearing a slip leans against wooden fence in suburban backyard in late shadow contrasty afternoon light. Salt Lake City, Utah

Kaci. Roosevelt Island, NYC

Kaci. Roosevelt Island, NYC

Portrait of the back of a young slim black African-American woman with big hair wearing short shorts walking tree-lined Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island on sunny afternoon by East River. New York, NY

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Hip-hop Artist Josh Baze. Brooklyn, NY

Hip-hop Artist Josh Baze. Brooklyn, NY

A young black African-American man who is an aspiring rap hip-hop artist sits on the corner of the dock of an old manufacturing brick building with his hand touching his head in an inner-city, urban neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.

Zrinka (Beer in the Park). Provo, UT

Zrinka (Beer in the Park). Provo, UT

Young white European woman in purple dress sits on green grass in the park with a beer she is drinking next to her. Provo, UT

Destiny (Occupy Wall Street Protestor). Zuccotti Park, New York,

Destiny (Occupy Wall Street Protestor). Zuccotti Park, New York,

A young teenage black African-American woman from New York City blows hookah out of both side of her mouth with friends wearing a bright pink head scarf, Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park (Liberty Plaza), New York, NY

European Tourists. Top of the Rock, Rockefeller Center,

European Tourists. Top of the Rock, Rockefeller Center,

Two young male European tourists stand against the glass looking over the Hudson River into New Jersey at Top of the Rock, Rockefeller Center, as the sun sets. New York, NY

John-Mark, 20, Upper East Side, NYC.

John-Mark, 20, Upper East Side, NYC.

Young curly-haired man wearing necklace and open striped shirt and jeans stands in front of trash cans chained against a building's green wall. Upper East Side, New York, NY

Melisa (Cat). Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Melisa (Cat). Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Portrait of a young black African-American woman and fashion model with big curly, frizzy, kinky hair like an afro sitting on the edge of the couch with her pet cat on her lap looking out the window of her messy apartment. Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Destiny (Cyber Goth)

Destiny (Cyber Goth)

Young Hispanic Girl Dressed in Colorful Cyber Goth Costume on Couch lined by a Doll Collection and Paintings on the wall, Bronx, New York

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Jake (Frog Floatie). Galveston Beach, Texas.

Jake (Frog Floatie). Galveston Beach, Texas.

Galveston Beach, Texas: Portrait of a shirtless, wet young teenage boy blowing up, inflating a yellow frog floatie at the beach on a sunny afternoon at the beach in the Gulf of Mexico.

 A young black African-American schoolgirl listens to her headphones while walking home on the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

A young black African-American schoolgirl listens to her headphones while walking home on the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Blonde Girl (Blue Swimsuit). Galveston Beach, TX

Blonde Girl (Blue Swimsuit). Galveston Beach, TX

Galveston Beach, Texas: Portrait of a kneeling young blonde girl wearing a blue swimsuit stares in to a hole dug into the sand with water in it along the shore in the Gulf of Mexico.

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 Young black African-American sisters hold hands in front of a fenced in open field on the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Young black African-American sisters hold hands in front of a fenced in open field on the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Matching Bunnies. Comic Con, New York, NY

Matching Bunnies. Comic Con, New York, NY

Portrait of two pretty Asian female girlfriends in matching sexy orange bunny costumes standing by two concrete pillars outside New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center, New York City.

Grace (Pink Dress). Provo, UT

Grace (Pink Dress). Provo, UT

Young Blonde Girl Stands in Pink Dress and black Top Hat in Lush Green Front Yard of her family's suburban. Provo, Utah

Duke. New York, NY

Duke. New York, NY

Young black African-American man with long curly hair from Brooklyn, NY has a band-aid on his face. Occupy Wall Street, Zuccotti Park (Liberty Plaza), New York, NY

 Pictures/Photo: Close-up portrait of chubby, overwight, fat smiling friendly girl with big beautiful bright green eyes and red lips who is visiting a rural farm in east Texas. Tyler, Texas.  Alone, America, Beaming, Beatific, Beautiful, Big, Blythe, Bright, Brunette, Caucasian, Cheerful, Childhood, Children, Chubby, Close-up, Color, Contented, Delighted, Elated, Eyes, Face, Fat, Female, Film, Friendly, Girl, Green, Grin, Grinning, Happy, Hasselblad, Headshots, Jovial, Joyful, Joyous, Kid, Kids, Large, Lighthearted, Lone Star State, Mamiya, Mamiya RZ67, Medium Format, Middle America, Middle-class, Outdoor, Outside, Overjoyed, Overweight, People, Pleased, Plump, Portra, Portrait, Radiant, rural, Smile, Sunny, Texas, Tyler, United States, Untroubled, White, Young, Youth

Pictures/Photo: Close-up portrait of chubby, overwight, fat smiling friendly girl with big beautiful bright green eyes and red lips who is visiting a rural farm in east Texas. Tyler, Texas.

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 Locals on the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

Locals on the streets of Bed-Stuy Brooklyn

 People at amusement park Lagoon

People at amusement park Lagoon

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Dean (Beach). Galveston, TX

Dean (Beach). Galveston, TX

Galveston Beach, Texas: A skinny shirtless teenage boy stands on the seashore with waves from the ocean in the Gulf of Mexico rolling in behind him.

Mom & Grant. Galveston, TX

Mom & Grant. Galveston, TX

Galveston Beach, Texas: A grandmother holds her grandson while sitting on a beach chair near the shore in the Gulf of Mexico.

 People at amusement park Lagoon

People at amusement park Lagoon

 People at amusement park Lagoon

People at amusement park Lagoon

 Kids watch the local Strawberry Days celebration parade.

Kids watch the local Strawberry Days celebration parade.

 Kids at the pool

Kids at the pool

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 People at amusement park Lagoon

People at amusement park Lagoon

 Kids watch the local Strawberry Days celebration parade.

Kids watch the local Strawberry Days celebration parade.

 Kids and teens at the pool. Pleasant Grove, Ut

Kids and teens at the pool. Pleasant Grove, Ut

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Golden, Pratt & Mabel (Mary's Hill). Pleasnt Grove, UT

Golden, Pratt & Mabel (Mary's Hill). Pleasnt Grove, UT

A teenage boy and two member of his family, a little brother and sister, stand on the top of Mary's Hill and look out over Utah Valley and the Wasatch Mountains behind their family's suburban neighborhood. Pleasant Grove, Utah

 Two young white women with red hair talk on a rock overlooking Turtle Pond in Central Park with a view of the famous, iconic landmark San Remo building in background. New York, NY

Two young white women with red hair talk on a rock overlooking Turtle Pond in Central Park with a view of the famous, iconic landmark San Remo building in background. New York, NY

 An elderly black man looks at a bright orange classic, vintage sports vehicle on display in the parking lot at Coney Island Labor Day Weekend. Brooklyn, NY

An elderly black man looks at a bright orange classic, vintage sports vehicle on display in the parking lot at Coney Island Labor Day Weekend. Brooklyn, NY

Tourist Couple (Four Freedom's Park). Roosevelt Island, NYC

Tourist Couple (Four Freedom's Park). Roosevelt Island, NYC

A married tourist couple, man pointing his finger, visit Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, a view of residential towers construction across the East River in Queens peaks over marble walls on sunny day. Roosevelt Island, NY

 Young businessman checks his cellphone while sitting on a pillar outside the Time Warner builsing at Columbus Circle

Young businessman checks his cellphone while sitting on a pillar outside the Time Warner builsing at Columbus Circle

Pilot (JFK Aiport). Queens, NY

Pilot (JFK Aiport). Queens, NY

A pilot confidently walks toward the crosswalk in front of a steel barrier to the tarmac and past the air traffic control tower at JFK (John F Kennedy) aiport. Queens, NY