Mary Kuzmenkova Photographs Sensual and Soft Closeups

Mary Kuzmenkova captures sensual closeups that bring to mind Amsterdam's Red Light District. The cherry glow hues on the models' faces are at once racy and romantic. The images also play with the idea of hot and cold with the use of a chilly blue light, which complements the red one perfectly.

Based in Moscow, Russia, Mary Kuzmenkova (also known as Mastowka) studies graphic design in addition to photographing beautiful women. Her eye for detail is evident in each shot. From the lighting to the color and the contours they both bring out in her models' faces and bodies, Mary Kuzmenkova is able to create cinematic scenes that are completely captivating. Soft and subtle, she also uses various textures to add visual interest.