Impressions of Nature

Jane Lurie Photography

“Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague.”

~ Vincent Van Gogh

One of my favorite techniques in photography is to experiment with movement when shooting an image. These images were made using Shutter Priority at 1/10 or 1/20 and moving the camera slightly while pressing the shutter. It’s a fun diversion and interesting creative challenge. 

Abstract, Impressionism, Photography, Nikon Aspens

Abstract, Impressionism, Photography, Nikon Leaves

“A good impression is lost so quickly.”

~ Claude Monet

Abstract, Impressionism, Photography, Nikon Tupelo Trees

This abstract image of azaleas was made by zooming the lens as I was shooting. 

Abstract, Impressionism, Photography, Nikon Azalea Burst

“The job of the impressionist painter is to say just enough without forcing the story on the viewer… detail kills imagination.”

~ Colley Whisson

Springtime Blur.

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Santosh Namby

A lover of Nature who loves photography and works as a Civil Servant, Santosh Namby Chandran has been a photographer for several years. Starting with a point and shoot 35mm film camera from canon to progressing to a film SLR and then a DSLR, his photographic journey has been a long one, filled with immense learning. Trained as an Ecologist and a Civil Servant, he merges his worlds and moves seamlessly though the corridors of power as well as overgrown jungles. An avid trekker and hiker, he has a penchant for shooting butterflies and birds...

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