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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Rasta Daughter

The photographer took this self-portrait using a Canon 550D. "This image is important to me because of my Rastafarian culture," Melamu said. "In my culture, females are known as queens, and the image I took represents me as a bust of the Queen Nefertiti in Egypt."

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2012
Date Uploaded: 07.2012
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Copyright: © Selwane Evodia Melamu
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