Russia’s Holy Wood : Richard Davies

British photographer Richard Davies explains how the architecture of wooden churches in the White Sea region of Russia is so unique

This video provides an insight into how religion in Russia – and therefore these wooden churches – manifested from different political regimes. The local population are keen to preserve these carefully crafted structures.

See much more about Richard Davies and his travels in the Russian North at www.richarddavies.co.uk, and buy his book Russian Types & Scenes.