Best of Miami

Best of Miami 2011: Behind the Scenes Video

Best of Miami 2011 is almost upon us! One more day and we'll reveal all the winners in 345 categories. But before then, we wanted to show you how we put together this year's theme, "The Rising."

Happy zombies took over our photo shoot in attempt to capture the best the city has to offer. After the jump, check out the whole process of transforming models into rotting corpses.

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