16-Year-Old's Wildly Fruity Self-Portraits

With just two and a half years of experience, 16-year-old Spanish photographer Cristina Otero captivates us with these zoomed-in self-portraits. Using fruit as her inspiration in this series entitled Tutti Frutti, Otero disrupts the conventional notions of feminine beauty and interacts with different fruits in a seductive performance for the camera. She draws the viewer in with her wide, innocent eyes while the bold, striking colors of her make-up complement each fruit.

During an interview, she said that she loves photographing the human face because, “It’s like a dictionary of emotions and ideas, all you want in a person is there, written on her face, so easy to decipher.” Using her own face as the canvas, Otero creates refreshing photos that are extraordinarily eye-catching. These self-portraits are filled with personality!













Cristina Otero’s website
via [Pokkisam]

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Comment by Imuzi Thompson on January 22, 2014 at 11:35am

this is wikid i love it very much!!

Comment by Zara Khan on January 3, 2013 at 4:15am

lovee!

Comment by Louiep on February 21, 2012 at 2:47pm

great concepts

Comment by Sandra Naidich on February 19, 2012 at 10:37am

Thank you Katie, I'd never seen one before.

Comment by katie hosmer on February 19, 2012 at 9:08am

Sandra, in the 9th picture, the fruit is "cherimoyas" or custard apples, a tropical fruit which is grown in Southern Spain

Comment by Sandra Naidich on February 18, 2012 at 4:58pm

Does anyone know what kind of fruit is in the 9th picture?

Comment by Agata Madej on February 18, 2012 at 2:47pm

Gorgeous eyes, awesome skill and talent, beautiful composition. Me gusta!

Comment by Elnaz Sadeghi on February 16, 2012 at 3:34pm
i love it! and i agree, it's very impressive that she's only 16 - nice work little miss!
Comment by Anji on February 16, 2012 at 6:32am

Very impressive! The contrast in colors are quite impacting! I love how we human beings are just so talented and creative! :)

Comment by Amy Wong on February 15, 2012 at 6:18pm

Not to mention, awesome makeup!

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