The early days of internet modeling were more of a lifestyle than a business, for both model and photographer. Working and living in a Soviet-era Moscow apartment, Lobanov and his wife became close friends with a blond, blue-eyed, self-motivated beauty from the arctic north. Valias good-natured charm was unstoppable...and so was the evolution of their friendship. Todays Shoot Day video celebrates the camaraderie between model and photographer, captured during a time when the simple love of making photos mattered more than anything else. To see how the photo shoot turned out, check out Valia - Rain On Me.