I have been photographing this model, Florine Houee, since 2006. Every year, she comes to the Venice carnival with four different elaborate and beautiful costumes! Since green is my favorite color, I was thrilled with this particular costume. Using window light as the only source of lighting, I created a portrait in which all of the surrounding colors and tones were muted, thus the green fabric of Florine's costume stands out dramatically. I stood above her and shot downward with a 16-35mm wide angle lens. My settings were 1/200, f/3.5, and 1600 ISO.