Viewers of Jason D. Page‘s light paintings often assume his artwork is the result of Photoshop trickery. But Page captures his colorful, dream-like nature scenes using just one exposure in real-time. He wanders out into the dark woods, locks his shutter open, and “paints” color and light onto his subjects to create his fantastical imagery without the aid of post-processing.
Watch the following video to learn more about Page’s technique and artistic vision:
Inspired by Dean Chamberlain‘s work, Page has worked to recreate a vivid dream he experienced during a tragic childhood event. He remembers trying to get back into the dream, where he saw a beautiful, vibrant forest.
Now, using long exposures and handheld light sources, he is able to take himself into the euphoric world he pictured in his mind.
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