Unlike an ICM image, this photograph of water uses an opposite technique – a very fast shutter speed to capture the movement in this stream. You see the swirls and light and stilled motion very clearly, but in a way that looks like an abstract painting. A few people have told me that the swirls look like eels.
As with ICM, this technique brings to life a vignette that is not visible to the naked eye. If you were to visit this stream, without the benefit of the camera’s ability to stop motion, you would never see the complexity here.
Thanks to Museum of the Shenandoah Valley for selecting this image as part of a juried art show at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, Virginia.
Thanks, too, to Exhibizone - Grand Prize 2022 for selecting this image for their online exhibition which ran from September 15 to November 15, 2022.