Concert Photographer Turns Stage Into ‘Saint-Exupéry’-Like Microcosmos

Miluță Flueraș (31) is a Romanian Bucharest-based photographer, with a specific bent for concert photography. His vast portfolio can be considered a visual encyclopedia of the latest rock concerts that happened in our country. He considers himself just a pawn on the chess table of photography: “The photograph(y) touches me if I withdraw it from its usual blah-blah”, he says. “Technique, reality, reportage, art. To say nothing, to shut my eyes, to allow the detail to rise of its own accord into affective consciousness”.

(c) Stefan Dinu - Allkimik
(c) Stefan Dinu – Allkimik

He was there, at any possible rock-festival, documenting everything, the most recent of them being Rockstadt Extreme Fest 2015, Balkanik Festival 2015, Artmania, Summer Well 2015 and he met world-wide known bands like Apocalyptica, Stone Sour, Metallica or Rammstein. He collaborated as photographer for different magazines such as Metalhead Romania and he’s currently running a 2 projects called Insight. An eye on Bucharest’s art galleries and 2ndcurtain.

One of his latest photographic practice turns the concert atmosphere into so-called little planets, by capturing the stage and the audience from above, using several DSLR shots reasambled in a 360° panoramic view photo after.  The results are actually stunning. 

(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras

In fact, I might say Miluță discovered the best usage of this application so far. These little planets become the private, minimal universe where the public and the artists on stage don’t seem so far from each other anymore. They, somehow, become a unique entity, these photographs symbolizing the compact core of the whole concert background. He also does the same trick for buildings and landscapes:

(c) Miluta Flueras
(c) Miluta Flueras

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Follow Miluță on Facebook. Find more of his pictures on his website (currently in construction).

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Romanian self-taught writer, interested in contemporary art, unconventional culture and gonzo journalism. He's been writing for almost a decade while doing shitty jobs for a living. He's agnostic, supports a censorship-free world, he reads way less than he wants and he enjoys feminist porn.

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