A beautiful girl holds out her hand for a bear to tenderly kiss, while red-headed sisters cuddle with tiny hedgehogs. One girl clutches a fox to her chest – whilst wearing a familiar red hood.
Welcome to the fairy tale world created by Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova. Plotnikova used no Photoshopping for this series – instead relying on the skills of two professional animal trainers.
While there is something undeniably charming about these images, there is a sinister feel to them as well.
Perhaps it’s the misty, non-descript backgrounds upon which the scenes are shot. Perhaps it’s because we all know the fate which befell Little Red Riding Hood...
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