Yuri Pritisk explores such areas of photography as psychological portrait and landscape, using the natural light sources. .Often, while shooting, author uses self-made optical filters. In 2007-2020 Yuri Pritisk's works gained recognition in the professional community, were awordered at various contests.
The series of genre portraits shows two girls of 8 and 10 years. They are friends, who are not sisters by birth, but nevertheless consider themselves relatives. People around say they are not sisters, but the girls do not agree with the opinion, they are united by their life, faith, friendship, and love. They've found common language, mutual understanding, emotional connection, and although they don't look alike, they feel and understand each other like relatives do. Their primary power lies in that.
Natasha is elder, and Lena is younger. The younger follows her own path step by step after the older "sister". Children from different parents are united by common joy and trouble. Their emotional connection transcended into a true kinship of souls.
Life is in motion. Months, years, entire life rush. And it only seems that there is a city with cars and roads around. Outside of it's rhythm, butterflies flutter over the wayside.
Car is not a car, but a "headquarters". A place for games, giggles and whispers, a place to share secrets ...
Natasha examines her reflection in the raindrops on the window shield.
Lena tries to look into the changing world beyond.
Gentle steam of a countryside bath. The smell of wormwood, rain, currant tea, childhood dreams and adult secrets.
When I eat, I'm deaf and mute. Grown-ups have no secrets.
Natasha is determined, full of courage, Lena approaches everything with caution and curiosity.
The younger girl, doesn't just bear resentment. Senses are born in solitude.
The elder whispers with the dog, he won't tell her secrets.
Smoke of burning wormwood, tart bitterness of the quarrel ...
Alarmed birds crying foreshadowing of separation.
Natasha is going to the city.
Lena is staying...
Two different families. Two different fates. One sky, one field, some invisible ties.