This Series by Yury Trofimov is Full of Mystery and Mastery

By: Olivia Gissing - Published: • References: yurytrofimov and photodonuts
This stunning series of snapshots by Yury Trofimov proves that emotion isn't always conveyed through the face.

Russian photographer Yury Trofimov is passionate about portraiture; his muses are his subjects and their surrounding environments. Trofimov enjoys shooting in outdoor settings ehic give his photos a very raw and effortless feel.

Trofimov strays away from the traditional portrait practice of framing facial expressions. Instead, this ambitious artist strives to portray the personalities of his subjects through simply body language. He shields their faces from the lens by facing them away from the camera, or putting accessories on them. This leaves audiences in suspense, giving the collection an air of mystery.

This candid collection of captures by photographer Yury Trofimov is beautifully raw and radiant.