Redheads’ blazing, fiery locks always make them stand out in a crowd, and it is this element of their appearance that Maja Topčagić, a photographer in Bosnia-Herzegovina, focuses on in her beautiful redhead portraits. The vivid colors and bright flowers make the girls in Topčagić’s photos seem like mystical summer spirits.

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Red hair is the rarest natural hair color in the world (1-2% of the human population has read hair), so it’s understandable why they can seem so striking to some of us. The genetic mutation that causes red hair also causes a host of other changes as well – redheads have a higher pain tolerance, are more difficult to anaesthetize, and are more susceptible to ultraviolet light.

Topčagić’s redhead portraits are eye-catching, but she doesn’t just take photos of redheads – she is an accomplished beauty photographer who has photos of all sorts on her 500px account. Check out the rest of her work below!

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