worth a thousand words: dedicated helena took 42 black and white polaroids for her booklet entitled meltdown. model helena christensen has spent four years documenting the human cost of climate change in kenya, nepal and peru
Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid professionally known as Iman (which means "faith" in Arabic), is a Somali supermodel. She is married to David Bowie. Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, Iman is the daughter of Marian and Mohamed Abdulmajid, a former Somali ambassador to Saudi Arabia. She is Muslim and has two brothers, Elyas and Feisal, and a sister, Nadia. Iman attended high school in Egypt and later lived in Kenya, where her parents still reside. Fluent in five languages (Arabic, English, French, Italian…
Albino models setting the trend for Africa "I thought I had it so tough when I was growing up, with kids making fun of me all the time. I used to come home in tears," she recalls."But that's nothing compared to what people like me go through here, particularly in rural areas. When I found out that in countries like Tanzania, albino people like me are at risk of having their limbs cut off for the trade in body parts I was just so shocked."
“It seems that the world is conspiring in preaching that there is something wrong with Kenyan ladies’ kinky hair and dark skin. When you flip through fashion magazines like Vogue and only see white models, then you get the feeling on what is happening to black models. It is not fair" - Kenyan Ajuma Nasenyana fights skin lightening and European Tribal standards of beauty.
This is a very well taken profile picture no only because of the quality, but also because of the angle it has been taken from. This photo exposes the subjects contours and sharp bone structure, and the black and white effect makes them stand out more. Pictures like this could be used when wanting dramatized profile pictures.