Perhaps you remember 5-year-old rising star Jare, 'the most beautiful girl in the world'? Well, the photographer behind her hauntingly beautiful portraits has blown up on the internet since then, with her other photography artworks being hailed for their unique aesthetic.

Her name is Bisola Mofeoluwa Bamuyiwa, owner of her own photography company BMB studio in Lagos, Nigeria. With a talent like hers, you would think she had studied studio photography all her life, but in fact, her only degree is in Project Management Technology from Lagos State University. Bamuyiwa said she was self-taught with the help of YouTube and photography mentors. In high-school she bought her first camera, documenting school parties, and became a professional photographer in 2012.

What Bamuyiwa's talent shows is that it takes a lot more than lessons to be an artist, you have to have a creative eye and boy she does. The photographer travels across Nigeria and Africa capturing the faces of the most exquisitely diverse African people you've ever seen. She told Bored Panda she is very selective when choosing her models and picks them based on the theme she wants to create in her beautiful photos: "Most times I look for the weakness and make it strong and inspirational."

While her work traditionally falls under the 'lifestyle, portrait, and wedding" categories, she has found another name for what she is - a beauty photographer. "I realized everyone is beautiful, I haven’t seen anything ugly unless some I have seen I ask God “why” lol. But then I take the ugly and I make the world see the beauty in it," she writes on her website. This perspective is something she hopes is passed on to her viewers, "I want people to see how I envision life in everything I photograph and give someone hope," she said.

As for Bamuyiwa's newfound fame, she told us she has been pleasantly shocked at the positive responses to her portrait photography works: "I am very surprised because I have handled a camera for many years and I never saw this coming too soon to me and I'm eternally grateful and willing to do more and better." We can't wait to see more of what this impressive photographer comes out with, scroll down below to see some of her dazzling portraits, and don't forget to upvote these beautiful people!

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Night Owl
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3 years ago

Looks like a doll

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Nini Meow
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3 years ago

Happy baby

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

Superb gaze and smile!

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HellCat
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3 years ago

I am sorry if I sound ignorant but is this the Nigerian gele? I absolutely love it! Whenever I see the ladies wearing their traditional wear, I feel like I am in the presence of goddesses. Such bold colors, it never ceases to amaze me.

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

She makes me think of a sort of godness

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Laura Hazell
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3 years ago

So beautiful

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Lady Perkele
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3 years ago

He has honey blued eyes! Extremely beautiful I love when eyes have several colors. Looks like the person has connection with the elements the earth and the ocean with that eyes!

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

That's a diva!!!

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Thinairgal
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3 years ago

Absolutely regal!

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Thinairgal
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3 years ago

Prince Charming

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Thinairgal
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3 years ago

She looks so relaxed, happy, and self-confident. Definitely a fave.

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Nini Meow
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3 years ago

This lil girl is so beautiful

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Thinairgal
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3 years ago

Oh, have mercy - this beautiful man is staring into my soul!

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

Like a princess. Or a queen.

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Michael John
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3 years ago

Radiant!

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Miss Cris
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I looove absolutely all she's wearing!! Oh, now I'd like to have her skin and eyes to look so wonderful with them.

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

Beautiful batik.

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Night Owl
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3 years ago

Beautiful. And I love the hair

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

She makes me think of Uma Thurman

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Miss Cris
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3 years ago

I'd like to be her friend. She seems an interesting woman.

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Karla Littke
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3 years ago

Kid n play's sister?

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Miss Cris
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I like her freckles!

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Wendy J Shores
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3 years ago

She should be WAY higher than last place! Beautiful!

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