Ion Lucin shared an incredible project exploring light and darkness, I'd say more darkness than light but the result is fantastic. The minimalist representation of objects in black and white with subtle animations create an eerie yet elegant effect. As a fan of monochromatic compositions I had to feature these artworks here on ABDZ. For more information about Ion's work and portfolio check out https://www.behance.net/ionL Exploring the minimal beauty of light in darkness. 3D modeling, lighting, rendering.
I love minimal photography and try my best to improve my skills but my eyes oftentimes miss the opportunity of capturing a minimal scene. I feel that my photos tend to have more layers and objects. Nevertheless, I still believe I will get there and in order to accelerate the process I started looking for some types of compositions I would love to try to capture. Vassilis Tangoulis masters what I want to achieve, with some Photoshop as well. About Vassilis Vassilis Tangoulis is an International Award-Winning Black and White Fine Art photographer based in Greece. Vassilis is mostly known for his Black and White long exposure landscape photography but he also experiments in color and tries to enter this technique to different photographic genres. His photographic vision is better described as capturing the time in a world where “present” is only an infinitesimal part of time, a fleeting illusion dividing almost infinite past and future. For more information check out http://www.vassilistangoulis.com/
One thing that I really want to improve is my photography skills. I like to take pictures, it's something that fascinates me but despite the love I feel that I still cannot see beyond what my eyes can see. What I want to say is that there's much more than just the sum of everything you see that composes the scene. Sometimes textures, curves, shadows and other details can produce incredible photos, espeically if you are a lover of minimalism like I am. For this post I want to share some photos I found online, on Flickr. Yes, you heard it right, I still use Flickr to find inspiration. It used to be one of my favorite sites, with great communities. Nowadays it's still a good site, maybe I should get back to it more often. The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture, wherein the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalistic design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. The works of De Stijl artists are a major reference: De Stijl expanded the ideas of expression by meticulously organizing basic elements such as lines and planes.
With a long holiday and weekend ahead I decided to work on a few ideas for my personal site and some posters. To get started I looked for some references in different styles, the first one is a minimal, Swiss style with diagonal lines or simple lines. Below you can see some of my favorite posters and artworks that are on my moodboards.
This is a really nice collection of minimalist Logo & Marks by designer David Gutierrez. The simplicity of each logo is what makes them special. Enjoy! For more from David Gutierrez visit behance.net/davidGtz.