by Maria Niarchos in New Photography on Friday 27 July 2012

Russian photographer Alexey Bednij’s latest project is a series of visual illusions crafted from his portraits of people and animals. To develop these mind-bending compositions, what he calls his ‘collages’, Bednij will sit and wait until his scene is perfectly placed before snapping the shots and manipulating shadows in these high contrast black-and-whites.