Previously presented at NASTY WOMEN NYC, and in various publications including: Bedford and Bowery, Brokelyn, Brooklyn Magazine, The Creator’s Project, The Huffington Post, The Observer, Papermag.
Illuminated by street lights with the capital building of the great state of New York, the Empire State behind her the young women standing with her fist in the air is symbolic of the ground swell that has turned into millions. Little did I know that night would start an iconic movement when I snapped the shutter.
The camera makes magic giving the viewer the sense that they can do anything because they are not looking at me, they are looking at themselves in the camera lens.
Perhaps only a handful of people that night saw this girl posing with her fist in the air. Because I was there to take the shot it has the potential to be seen by millions. That is the POWER.