A Photograph changed her life!


Now, everybody is wondering as to how a globe trekker has found out a beauty in a gardener in Dushanbe, which is the Capital of Tajikistan. Yes, this is what now doing rounds in Internet. Famous Romanian globe trekker photographer Mihaela Noroc has captured this19-year-old beauty – Munira Mirzoyeva, who works as a local gardener in Dushanbe. After her photograph found a place in the famous magazine-‘The Atlas of Beauty’ wall, she became some sort of a local celebrity.Once her story appeared on TV channels and the internet, her fame went beyond the Tajikistan border. Hailing from an impecunious background, the teenager hopes that her new-found fame will help change her fate. She used to dream of becoming a doctor, but had to quit her studies owing to poverty. She stays in a one-bedroom apartment with her parents and four younger siblings. Munira wants to resume her studies so that she can earn a better job some day. Now well-wishers are raising money to fund Munira’s education. Let’s hope the photograph will change the young lady’s destiny.

By the age of 29, freelance photographer Mihaela Noroc has travelled around the globe, covering 60 countries, as part of her project Atlas of Beauty – an attempt to capture the raw, diverse essence of feminine beauty across varying cultures, opposing to the popular universal concept. In a way, it’s Mihaela is a one-man army fighting the consumerist ideals that has devoured the society, with her lens. In her bio, the young photographer has mentioned about her fears of a world where everyone will be dressed alike, may be in the next 50 years.