Mindaugas Gabrenas is an amateur lithuanian photographer working worldwide and currently based in Lithuania. His series Fantasma was the first integral photo project with intention to explore the long exposure landscape photography in personal melancholic and apocalyptic way.
In 2011 Gabrenas came back to black&white film photography and started his Dreamscapes series. Working in severe and abandoned locations with long time ago expired soviet Svema films and old light leaking cameras, Gabrenas reflected a black&white surreal dream projection in photography.
Back to the City is the latest Gabrenas‘ project, created in US.
Mindaugas Gabrenas is an author of a number of personal and group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Spain, UK and US, winner of various awards (Black&White Magazine Portfolio Contest, SoHo Photogallery Audience Award (NYC), PhotoDemocracy Award, Fotofilmic’13 Portfolio Award, TeraBella Media’13 Award, ect.). His works were published in various photo magazines (Black&White Magazine, Le Journal de la Photographie, PH Magazine, Fotoblur, Dahse, Shots, DOC!, ect.). Last year his works were presented in International Festival of Photography PHotoEspaña (Madrid).
Author currently focuses on 6×6 black&white photography and works with medium format cameras varying from Hasselblad to plastic homemade. Landscapes, waterscapes, cityscapes and melancholic dreamscapes – are the main fields of his interest.