About Lalit Deshmukh
Lalit Deshmukh is a professional fine art photographer. Lalit is very passionate about the nature, where he draws much of his inspiration for photography. He enjoys capturing special moments in nature and invoking emotions via the compositions and the light.
Lalit has spent more than 20 years exploring and photographing many locations around the world including Western United States, Colorado plateau and coastal India. His current work is much focused on photographing unseen landscapes of India.
Lalit, is a passionate teacher, and has taught more than 2000 students in last ten years in India. Most of them now enjoy photography as a hobby. Some of them have accepted this as a career under Lalit’s guidance and continue to grow. In the year 2011, Lalit formed Impressions Photography Workshops and Expeditions, an associates network organization that strives to provide knowledge, experience and help achieve creative and artistic goals of passionate people.
Lalit has presented his work in USA at Idaho Photographic Workshop, Western Idaho fair. In India his work is exhibited by Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival, Judges’ exhibit in Wild Reflections as well as at Impressions Exhibition. Lalit also made his solo exhibition on landscapes named “Art by Earth” at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai in May 2015. He has provided training in Landscape and Nature Photography in the classroom and on the field, in India and abroad. He is also an invited speaker on Photography in various institutes including Iowas State University, USA, corporate organizations like Tata Technologies, Ideas, Infosys and more. Recently India’s largest selling photography magazine “Smart Photography” ran an article on Lalit as a Master Craftsman in the July 2015 issue. Lalit has also published photographs in smart photography. “Hamsa” a Marathi magazine also ran a story called “निसर्गचित्रांचा कवी” (Poet of Nature images) on Lalit during the Diwali Edition 2016.
Lalit occasionally directs documentary films . His art film called “माझयासाठी लडाख ” (Mazyasathi Ladakh – Ladakh for myself ) has been praised by many. He made a documentary film funded by Global Forest Watch for Ecological Society in Pune, called “A Saga of a Forest: Northern Western Ghats – Then & Now“, focusing on a problem of environmental destruction in the forests of the northern western ghats. He has also written script for documentaries related to the social, economical and environmental problems.
Brought up in India and graduated in Electronics from Pune, India. Later completed his Masters in Computer Science from Ohio, United States. He comes from 12 years of profession in the software industry. He now stays in Seatttle, USA with his family and enjoys exploring Pacific Northwest. He travels to India to lead photography workshops and tours and work on his project “Unseen India”.