Exhibit Selections – ep. 6

Autumnal rising

This particular image shows what I would consider about the mid-point in the transition from Summer to Winter.  Captured about 3 weeks into October, we can see that some of the foliage has started dropping and color is really beginning to change.  One of the interesting aspects of the Yoga Tree is that she is stubborn in her transition from Summer green to gorgeous Autumn colors, almost as if she’s fighting it.

These Autumn mornings provide a beautiful backdrop, as the field has changed color and the trees in the background are showing some color as well.

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Smoldering Sunrise

With these warm colors beginning to make an appearance, you can see why we leave our Autumns so much in New England.  Cool mornings with occasional warm days, combined with stunning scenery, make us very happy!

Hope your day is wonderful!

Technical Details

This image was captured with an iPhone 5S using the standard Camera app in HDR mode.  The print will likely be on Ilford Galerie Gold Fibre Silk paper to warm the tones just a tad more; this paper is expensive at around $6 per sheet, but it’s worth it!

Author: jansenphoto

A Fresh Perspective Photography is more than just a vehicle for capturing the world around me; it provides me with a palette and a set of brushes, with which I paint not only what I see, but also look to express the emotions that are evoked by the scene in front of me in that moment. Growing up in the Netherlands exposed me to a wide cross-section of visual arts that laid the foundation of my photographic view of all that surrounds me. Early influences were the Dutch Masters of the 17th century, to whom I was introduced by my grandfather during museum explorations; favorites among them are the scenes of quotidian life depicted by Jan Steen and Frans Hals and the vivid landscapes of Jacob van Ruisdael. My classical high school education was supplemented by the Boijmans Van Beuningen museum, where I spent many a lunch hour exploring its great collection. Here I was introduced to surrealism with a particular love for the approach taken by Salvador Dali; Dali also rekindled my appreciation for the work of Hieronymus Bosch, who often showed the folly of us mortals. Universal Connections My approach to any photographic subject is to look for understanding first; in this I look to establish either a connection between the viewer and the subject or capture the connection of the subject with its surroundings. The captured image then aims to portray this connection from a perspective that is part of my personal interpretation. This interpretation is often a form of externalized introspection, which may alternately display the connection of isolated beings and items with their environment or highlight the whimsy of the profound world, in which we find ourselves. The universe is full of connections, many of which are waiting to be discovered; part of my journey as a photographer is to document these connections. Any assignment, be it an event, a product shoot or a portrait session is always approached through communication with the client; this is where the first connection is established. Ideas are exchanged and a collaborative plan of action forms, ultimately resulting in a set of images that aim to exceed the expectations of each client. And, lest we forget, it is important to have fun while practicing the serious business of photography!

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