Belarus is a storied country that is unknown to many in the west. Thankfully, Belarusian photographer Alex Ugalek reveals at least some of the beauty of the countryside in this series of magical photos.

Called “Morning Poetry” by some, and “Return To Magenta” by others. According to Ugalek, he first handled a camera in 4th grade, and bought his first, cheap camera to take on fishing trips!

More info: Instagram | LiveJournal | PhotoCentra (h/t: thisisnthappiness)