Jane Long Digitally Manipulates Black And White Photos Into Colorful Works Of Fantasy

Jane Long from Australia brings new life into old black and white photos. The images she uses for her series are from a Romanian war photographer named Costica Acsinte, and the series is called ” Dancing with Costica “. The original series was captured over a half of century ago and the new entirely surreal context that Jane adds to the images is amazing. ” I wanted to change the context of the images ” Says Long, The Costica series captures the intense eyes of the models before smiling was common in images, ” Photographic practices at the time meant people rarely smiled in photos but doesn’t mean they didn’t love and laugh , I wanted to introduce that ” Long images has been a source of controversy because she alters the images and displays them in a new light, some viewers felt it’s improper to alter images of those she doesn’t know. In response she explained ” I wanted people to see these figures as real people, more than just an ol photograph. Adding colour completely changes our perception of images ” More info: Facebook

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