With nearly 20 million images currently in our collection, you can imagine how many beautiful photographs we come across each day. But even for those of us who work at Shutterstock, there are always a few contributors who strike a deep emotional chord. Aleshyn Andrei is one of those. For this reason, we’ve chosen to start our “Fashion Icons: Photographers with Style” series with this Belarusian artist. (Contributor Name: Aleshyn_Andrei

It’s hard to imagine another photographer who captures femininity, seduction and intrigue with as much poetic intensity as Aleshyn. His sultry portraits manage to be both innocent and provocative, timeless and modern, soothing and yet incredibly raw.

View the rest of Aleshyn Andrei’s portfolio here, and check back next week for our next “Fashion Icon.”