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The Many States of Mylar

Abstract mylar art nude by Lucas JamesThe challenge with Mylar is that so many different things are possible! Continue reading »

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Harnessing the human body

Direct full frontal nudity is so common on the web and in art that it has become cliche´and easy to dismiss as crude, titillating or exploitive.  This is one reason I utilize obscuring or distorted reflective surfaces in depicting the nude.   Continue reading »

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Change Brings A New Perspective

Art nude reflected in mylar sheeting captured as a digital photograph.

It’s been a long while since I have posted, and needless to say there have been some changes in my art and life.  But change can be a good thing. Continue reading »

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Experiments in depicting the human form

Experiments in the Human Form

Things don’t always go as planned in art.  And that’s a good thing!  Experimentation has a key role in creativity. Continue reading »

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Mystery in Reality

Art photography by Lucas James; Mara in Mylar

Who needs mysticism when you have reality? Continue reading »

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Mirage 41: Texture

Texture and a Different Angle

Another from the recent series with Ramagious and a textured metal sheet.  In this instance I flipped the sheet for a different perspective. Continue reading »

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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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Abstract Art Nude Outtakes 1

I was going through my catalogs and thought I’d share some outtakes of a previous shoot, as well as some thoughts on how my style has evolved. Continue reading »

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Mirage 18b

Mirage 18b: Abstract Art Nude

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Mirage 18 b

Eighteenth in the Mirage series of abstract art nudes.  This is the mildly NSFW version.  I feel like I should have a band, so this could be our album cover.!

 

 

Shot at the SOPHA in Manchester, NH.

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Mirage 6

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Mirage 6

Sixth image in the Mirage series of abstract art nudes.

This image is a reflection in a polished sheet of copper.  The copper imparts an orange color, but I adjusted the white balance to pull some of it out of the final image.  The lighting is a combination of studio and ambient light.  These have a far-away feel- like the memory of something glimpsed through a narrow, dusty window and then only for a moment.

 

 

 

 

Lucas James is a fine art photographer based in Manchester, NH

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