Thinking about winter often conjures up images of cold, dark days punctuated by grey skies overcasting icy landscapes. However, these dreary thoughts don’t have to be the main focus of the season. Photographer Alex Ugalnikov shines a light on just how beautiful these months can be. With his collection of stunning shots that showcase the picturesque Belarusian landscape awash in soft pinks and blue, Ugalnikov captures the delicate beauty of a winter’s morning.
A hobby photographer from Minsk, Belarus, Ugalnikov transports his audience to an untouched landscape at the crack of dawn. As mist rises, and warm golden light rays break through the trees, his photography radiates a sense of tranquillity, each gentle shot a form of visual poetry. His collection has an almost ethereal sense to it, as he combines the raw beauty of nature with perfect lighting to create images that are simultaneously striking and delightful, reminding us that there is still beauty even in the dark days.