Frieke Janssens’ “Smoking Kids” Series

Shocking and controversial as this series appears to be, it may serve as some kind of relief to know that these are photo munipulations created by Belgain photographer Frieke Janssens to bring awareness to a viral epidemic of children smoking.

“To assure you of the safety of the children, there were no real cigarettes on set. Instead, chalk and sticks of cheese were the prop stand ins, while candles and incense provided the wisps of smoke. ”