The image was taken at a small village in East Kutch – a remote region of India. This area is very dry, the soil here is arid and the inhabitants have to be resilient. The girl truly seemed like a ‘diamond’ in the rough in such surroundings.
While redheads have become synonymous with Ireland and Scotland, American photographer Brian Dowling who now lives in Berlin (Germany), photographed over 130 redheads from 20 different countries for his project 'Redhead Beauty'.
Kurdskye (kurdish) lady in the national clothing & jewelry - this is actually not a Kurdish woman at all - her name is Jenn & she is a tribal bellydancer living in CA. It is still a beautiful picture though.