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Smoking Kids

Belgian photographer Frieke Janssens has created a rather controversial collection of children portraits. The incredible series entitled “Smoking Kids” captures the little ones puffing away in different eras, from times when it was stylish to when it was less attractive.

Inspired by a video of an Indonesian toddler chain-smoking,  the photographer ‘wanted to isolate the viewer’s focus upon the issue of smoking itself. I felt that children smoking would have a surreal impact upon the viewer and compel them to truly see the acts of smoking rather than making assumptions about the person doing the act.’

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*No little lungs were harmed during the making of this photoshoot.*

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