Category Archives: photography

Mirage 40: Texture and Topology

Texture- This one goes to eleven!

I’ve been experimenting with texture in the metal sheets and decided to push the concept for this art nude shoot.  I worked the metal to a point of having not just an altered surface, but some topology to it as well.

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Mirage 38: Texture

Mirage 38: Experiments with Texture (mildly NSFW)

I’m finally breaking my posting hiatus!  The last few months have been pretty intense at work, and while I’ve managed to make some time to create art, I couldn’t also post about it.  Lately I’ve been experimenting with texture in the metal mirrors, adding in scratches and flexing the metal to create additional refractive surfaces.  More after the jump.

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Experiments with Fire

Some people play with fire.  I experiment with it.

All creativity is on some level a form of play.  As we get older, it goes by different names: sketching, experimenting, or trying something new are all synonyms.  I decided to literally play with fire.  Don’t worry, no one got hurt!

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Mirage 37: Art nudes

A change in perspective

Most of my work is about changing perspective and finding a new way to see and photograph the art nude.  In this set, the change was pretty simple.  More after the jump.

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Mirage 36: Blue Impressionist Art Nude

Two Impressionist Art Nudes in Blue

Two more images from the last session with Mara, plus some background on their creation.  More after the jump! Continue reading »

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Online Show at Linus Galleries

I recently had three images accepted for an online show at Linus Galleries.  Below is one of the images that was accepted, but you can see the rest over at the Linus website here.  Hopefully I’ll get a chance to show in person at one of their galleries in California later in this winter!

Anisotropic Images Fine Art Nude Photography by Lucas James

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Mirage 34: Art Nude in Metal

Mirage 34: Art nude in metal

I’m actually going two-for-one photos in this post.  Both look like Mara is floating among the lights.  Continue reading »

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Mirage 33

Mirage 33: Art Nudes in Metal

Back on track!  This is one of the early star field experiments.  The image is a reflection in copper and combines studio flash and a ton of LED lights.  More after the jump!

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Mirage 31

Mirage 31: Art Nudes in Metal

I got the last one out of series!  One of these days I need to get my number system under control.  Anyhow, this photograph is of Emma, reflected in a sheet of distressed aluminum.  More after the jump. Continue reading »

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Mirage 28

Mirage 28: Nude in a Sea of Blue

In these photographs I’m using polished sheets of aluminum. Continue reading »

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