This might surprise those who see that many of my Nature-related images feature overwhelming, exuberant colors: in my personal life, I often gravitate toward minimalism, prefer minimalism in design aesthetics (German, Japanese), and so on.
On occasion, this preference appears in my photographs, like this single blade of grass covered in water drops set on fire by the Sun:
I have also been concerned with the idea of seeing beauty in the mundane, the everyday, in byt. Of course, a certain variant of the latter appears in many different cultures throughout different time periods. My fascination, specifically, was sparked by reading Russia's Silver-Age poetry. (At times, I had more interest in this aesthetic direction than the poetry itself!)