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Meet The Thai Trans Woman And Children Behind These Stunning Photos

"When people see my portfolio, I want them to appreciate what is around them," Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga told BuzzFeed News.

Posted on January 27, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. ET

Earlier this month, a Twitter user shared photos from a shoot involving child models dressed in outfits made from natural materials.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

It left a lot of people wondering who the model and designer behind the photos were.

The designs are the works of Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga, a 30-year-old trans woman from Nakhonratchasima, also known as Korat, in Thailand.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

Kaewsa-nga told BuzzFeed News that she is a self-taught designer and photographer and works with four children, who are her cousins and her cousins' friends.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

She said that she and all four children are kathoey, which is a Thai term referring to either a transgender woman or a feminine gay man.

She said it is the children's dream to become models.

Kaewsa-nga said she taught herself clothing design and photography, adding that she creates outfits using things from her surroundings, such as palm leaves, fish nets and hessian.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

"When people see my portfolio, I want them to appreciate what is around them," she said.

She regularly posts her creations on her Facebook page and Instagram, which has more than 38,000 followers.

This is 14-year-old Jenny.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

This is Tammy. She's also 14.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

Angie is 14-years-old.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

Joono is just eight-years-old.

Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga
Suchanatda Kaewsa-nga

Kaewsa-nga said she was very thankful that people liked her work, adding that she will continue to make more and better designs.

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