The 2014-2015 Queen of the Wheat poses in a field in Bispingen, Germany. Many German industries elect a "queen" for promotional purposes and to serve as public ambassadors. Anna-Kristina Bauer photographed some for her project "Twelve Queens."
Queen of the Blueberry, 2015-2016. She was only 15 years old when she was crowned, having grown up on a blueberry farm.
The 2014-2016 Queen of the Lakeland floats in the Brombachsee in Ramberg, Germany.
This portrait of the 2014-2015 Queen of the Hops was taken in a hop field in Siegenburg, Germany.
The Queen of Wool poses on the sheep farm of her father in Aura, Germany. She held the title from 2015 to 2016.
The Queen of the Cherry (2015-2016) sits in a cherry tree in Werder, Germany.
The Queen of Rootcrop (2014-2015) sits in a forest in Bardowick, Germany.
The Queen of the Bavarian Veal Sausage (2014-2015) lies on hay in Münchsteinach, Germany.
The Queen of the Heather (2014-2015) poses in Meißendorf, Germany.
The Queen of the Blossom (2015-2016), at a fruit farm in Jork, Germany.
The Queen of the Horseradish (2013-2015) holds the vegetable at a storage cellar in Baiersdorf, Germany.
The Queen of the Carp, elected in 2013, poses at a carp pond in Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany.