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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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Edges

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I just got back from a weeklong photographic workshop with Connie Imboden up a the Maine Media Workshops.  It was an amazing experience and I’ll write more about it later, but one thing in particular stuck with me.  Connie repeatedly emphasized paying attention to the edges of the frame.  The constrictions of the photographic form force us into a defined compositional shape, but the form can be a source of creative seeing as well. Continue reading »

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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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Aethereal

IAethereal Art nude photography reflections by Lucas Jamest has been years, maybe even decades, but I can still remember the air that night. Continue reading »

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Color Exploration

 

I’ve been exploring the use of color in the metal mirror art nudes.

Sometimes subtle.  Sometimes brash.  Color has been bringing something new to the work.

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Ending or Evolution?

Art nude from the metal mirrors series by  Lucas James

How do you know when a project has ended?

I have been working on the metal mirror series of art nudes for nearly two years.   Continue reading »

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Memories of camping

How do I show you a memory?

art nude photograph from the metal mirror series by Lucas James

We could hear the storm rolling up the valley, slowly rumbling in its ascent of our ridge line. Continue reading »

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Learning Through Exploration: Part 2

Reflections art nude photograph by Lucas James of Anisotropic Images PhotographySometimes the Experiment Works as Planned and Sometimes….

Not so much.  I had a particular idea in mind, but only managed to partially realize the final image.

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