The author of the photograph is Masha Golyak, who has been fond of photography and art since 12 years.
She is a student of the Faculty of Architecture of the Belarusian National Technical University, BNTU. The photo was taken ahead of the Miss BNTU-2019 competition and was later chosen as the poster for the event.
The participants stand leaning on each other’s backs in the assembly hall of the university looking into the camera. Maria’s friend liked the picture so much, he suggested to send it to the Vogue online version.
The works there undergo a regorous selection process before the editor-in-chief approves those most suitable and corresponding the style of the magazine. Check more photos by Maria below:
Just recently another photo project about a Belarusian old lady whose story is told through her outfits got featured by the Guardian.