Exquisite Multiple Exposure Photos of Women and Flowers

Paris-based photographer Lara Kiosses’ gorgeous photo series Romantic Collection features stunning multiple exposure photos that overlay women with flowers. The dreamy images, which often tiptoe on the line between photography and abstract art, masterfully blend delicate blossoms with the voluptuous curves and faces of women. The result is a phenomenal fusion of nature and human, an expression of the beauty of femininity, and a vivid contrast between sensuality and fragility.

The self-taught photographer, who is represented by Blossom Talent, is inspired by people and their life stories. She says she “captures these moments obsessively, taking pleasure in defying time and transforming fixed reality.”

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