Uldus Bakhtiozina's Work Brings Cultural Myths and Stories to Life

By: Jana Pijak - Jan 29, 2015
References: uldus & demilked
Uldus Bakhtiozina's Russian fairytale photography brings cultural myths and stories to life. The image series explores moody settings, elaborate costumes and even highlights pegan symbolism that is present in most of Russia's fables and children's stories.

This fairytale photography series interprets Russian stories visually and boasts an array of conceptual fashions, props and other visually bold details. From caped sorcerers to masked water maidens, the photo set's characters are whimsical and will blow viewers away.

These images will appeal to fans of conceptual photography and artistic editorial shoots that are known to feature theatrical and fantastical themes. In the case of Uldus Bakhtiozina, the photographer successfully blends cultural and contemporary themes together in her work. These themes illustrate her inspiration and are an homage to her Russian roots.