"I knew I wanted to take a picture of my daughter mainly because of all the bad things happening around us now. I wanted to show her innocence. Looking at children should make us want to focus on the future, to give more attention to the kids.
Leonard belongs to Myers' brother and is named after Leonard Bernstein, who is his hero. Myers couldn't get in front of the dog, because he just runs to her, so she got behind him and said his name.