If you've never been to Russia but have always wanted to experience their rich culture, check out Alexandra Demenkova's portfolio. Of course, you'll have to give up any tourist notions you may have about the country. Instead, embrace her candid captures with the knowledge that you're getting a rare glimpse into the heart of this society.
Absolutely insightful, Alexandra Demenkova focuses on gypsies, deaf students and the homeless. From fun to serious, there is a common thread of uncompromising richness in each image. For more, visit Life Lounge.