Shibui is a Japanese word that refers to a particular aesthetic of simple, subtle, and unobtrusive beauty. Shibui objects appear to be simple overall, but they include subtle details, such as textures, that balance simplicity with complexity. This balance of simplicity and complexity ensures that one does not tire of a shibui object, but constantly finds new meanings and enriched beauty that cause its aesthetic value to grow over the years.
Shooting fine art surf-related portrait photography allows the subject to become one with nature, one with the ocean environment, and ultimately one with themselves, releasing the inner being that becomes more clear through the camera lens.
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