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New Work: Physical Psychological

I’ve been creating some new artwork that gets at the physical-psychological link between perception and bodily reality. Continue reading »

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The Value of Mentorship

Event Horizon series at 555 Gallery in Boston

Over the past year I’ve discovered the incredible value of professional mentorship.  Read on to find out why you should seek out a mentor to improve your art. Continue reading »

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New Work-Chiaroscuro and Texture

It’s been too long since I’ve posted last, but I have new work to show for it!  My photographs have recent taken an interesting turn toward a darker pallet, along with an intensification of the surface textures. Continue reading »

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Existence Behind a Mask

I love how the metal distortion, the light and shadows combine to create this image.  It looks as if Z has removed her mask only to reveal, nothing?  That’s the danger of masks.  They hide and protect us.  They feel like armor.  But worn too long and the self atrophies, like a limb held in a cast.  The thing that was supposed to support becomes a tool of waste.  Sometimes it’s good to pull the mask off, to let in light and fresh air.  Even if it risks being exposed.

Art nude in metal by Lucas James Anisotropic Images Photography

 

Lucas James is a fine art photographer based in Manchester, NH.  Anisotropic Images Photography.

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Experimentation

Art Nude photo Zara in the metal mirror by Lucas James

Experiments that succeed are not the most important ones, for they confirm what we already suspect to be true.   Continue reading »

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I’ve been remiss

Art Nude photo Zara in the metal mirror by Lucas James

Apologies for the long pause in posting.  I’ve been working through some ideas artistically.  Some of the experiments have been successful.  Others well, not so much.  But I learn as much from the gems as from the kerblewys! Continue reading »

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Surface II

Fine art nude reflection by Lucas JamesLately I’ve been processing my images to enhance the metal surface features.

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Surfaces

Fine art nude reflection by Lucas JamesThe surface of the mirror becomes an edge.

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Creating New Work

Monotone fine art nude photograph by Lucas James

My creative process is an exploratory (and often random) one.  It’s through the creation of the mirrors from sheets of metal and the subsequent photography that an image- an idea- reveals itself.  I find rather than plan.

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The Mirror Tells a Story

Mirror Story Art nude photography reflections by Lucas JamesThe mirror tells a story of our past, who we remember ourselves to have been. Continue reading »

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