Russian Photographer Shoots Moscow With Blade Runner Aesthetics – The Moscow Times

Russian Photographer Shoots Moscow With Blade Runner Aesthetics – The Moscow Times

April 17, 2019 Off By readly




Russian Photographer Shoots Moscow With Blade Runner Aesthetics

With his work, Russian photographer Konstantin Vikhrov (@begushiy_po_ebenyam) attempts what he calls an “aesthetic-semantic” game, contrasting neon colors against dark shadows. The results are gloomy cyberpunk scenes reminiscent of film classic Blade Runner, capturing the bright but bleak sides of the capital.

Here are a few of our favorites:

Many of his photos are based on self-expression and his own experiences.

Konstantin Vikhrov

One of Vikhrov’s personal favorites features a homeless man who is now dead. In the man’s youth, he graduated from acting school; a bright future did not follow.

Konstantin Vikhrov

Vikhrov’s photographs often depict everyday scenes around the city.

Konstantin Vikhrov

Bright, neon lights are a signature of his photography.

Konstantin Vikhrov

Besides street lights and colors, people are a big part of Vikhrov’s work.

Konstantin Vikhrov

Eerie lights from apartment blocks and oncoming cars.

Konstantin Vikhrov

Vikhrov’s use of bleak, solitary figures stands out in a world full of Instagram smiles and sunshine.

Konstantin Vikhrov

An alternative perspective of a rainy day.

Konstantin Vikhrov

Can you hear the silence?

Konstantin Vikhrov

Source of this (above) article: https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2019/04/17/russian-photographer-shoots-moscow-with-blade-runner-aesthetics-a65260