Children's relationships with animals and with each other are free of many of the misconceptions and unfounded fears that can infect our minds later in life. It is this innocence that Elena Karneeva, a professional child and family photographer based in Moscow, captures in her beautiful photos of children and animals.


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The children in each image seem to great the animals posing together with them as friends, rather than as dumb beasts or as food. The dogs, pigs, goats and other critters inspire beautiful rural images that remind us of another Russian photographer as well – Elena Shumilova.

Be sure to check out her website for her other creative photography – she's definitely not limited to babies and animals!

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Children And Animals Cuddle In Adorable Photoshoots By Elena Karneeva

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

So sweet

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Children And Animals Cuddle In Adorable Photoshoots By Elena Karneeva

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

Looks like they are talking to one another

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Children And Animals Cuddle In Adorable Photoshoots By Elena Karneeva

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IuliaBianca 2 years ago

Amazing! My favorite one. There is such a beauty in it, little girl's smile, the boy playing around, the owl...they seem like old friends :)

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

Priceless

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

Pertfect

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CommentaryFortytwo 2 years ago

I love this one. It feels far less "posed" than the others

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

Best friends

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

Going for a walk

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MarthaImmoos 2 years ago

Look at the Beautiful eyes.

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

I love the trust

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

Just so very adorable

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KariB.Aaraas 2 years ago

wow

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LeslieNiglio 2 years ago

So cute

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ЛилияЙорданова 2 years ago

Both have such beautiful eyes

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LetitiaBorcescu 2 years ago

Winter forest fairy...

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