A Nigerian photographer recently shared an image of a young girl by the name of Jare. The 5-year-old quickly captured the attention of thousands of social media users who were captivated by this young girl’s “beauty” and “doll-like” features.
“Oh yes, she’s human! She’s also an angel,” says photographer Mofe Bamuyiwa. “I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless,” she said in regards to the mature nature of the photo, also stating that she hopes the photo “speaks to her when she has reached her adulthood.”
Oh yes she’s human ! She’s also an angel ! “J A R E “ I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless ! I could have made her smile and make her laugh out loud but I put her in their natural moments for us to see through their eyes ! Posing them as adults ! Was my trick to create it a timeless portrait ! J A R E , when you clock 21 remember to do same pose and style TEAM Muse : @the_j3_sisters Make up by Dammy of @iposhlooks Creative style direction @mofebamuyiwa Hair by @totalshopwigs Hair styled by @hairkarved Styled by @styledbyseun Assisted by @adebimpe_aj @ernest_chuxx @official_bigjosh #bmbstudio #bmbphotography #mofebamuyiwa #kids #kidsphotography #artsy #love #light #childphotographer #familyphotography
Ironically, as beautiful as Jare is, Bamuyiwai reveals that she’s actually not a professional model. However, due to the attention garnered from social media, Jare’s mother has since created a page for Jare and her two sisters, Jomiloju, 7, and Joba, 10, who the photographer described as all having “striking features and strong characters.”
According to Ebony, The J3 Sisters page has amassed close to 31,000 followers in the last seven days.