Nompumelelo the Abatwa Zulu Fairy photographed by Chris Gates! This was shot in South Africa at the Durban Botanical Gardens. She is wearing the Flora wings in custom painted fuchsia and pink tones, as well as a gorgeous floral head dress from @missgdesi | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
"The sprites placed their crown on my head. I watched as their old queen turned into cherry blossom petals and was whisked away into the wind. Since the spites didn't speak I'm sure they were saying their goodbyes as their queen of the past blew away and was born again through a new tree"