Artist James-Dean Trepanier presents a selection of bold, futuristic photography that stretches the boundaries of creativeness. Uncover more of his work on his internet site.
I have always witnessed the environment in a various way.
Born in Chandler, a modest town in the Gaspésie location of Québec, Canada, I have generally been surrounded by the splendor of mother nature. My appreciate of images was encouraged by my brother Michael who acquired a 35mm digital camera when was in my teens. I beloved hunting into the viewfinder and exploring other worlds these as bouquets and the sky.
As an avid laptop or computer consumer given that the arrival of the web, I have often tinkered with uncomplicated image systems to insert a distinctive contact to my illustrations or photos. All over 2010, my pal Steve taught me a system that eternally altered my inventive vision—the art of HDR pictures! Actively playing with colors, textures and shadows truly extra a different seem to my pictures assignments.
In 2011 I began travelling thoroughly. This commenced a period of time of generating enjoyable vibrant collections from different locations of our beautiful planet these types of as Mexico, Cuba and Dominican Republic. I labored on acquiring my HDR approach as I travelled.
My to start with community collections ended up constructed all around these worldly travels. I then concentrated on macro pictures ensuing in my collection Floral Delights. I also launched a assortment of apparel and add-ons printed with my imagery all through this period.
I am a lover of new technological innovation. In 2017, I made the decision to splurge and get my first 360 Digital camera from Insta360. I was blown absent by this enjoyment new gadget. The initial handful of iterations had been not creating High definition level visuals, so it was only a toy for the second.
All of this improved with the start of their Insta360 One particular. This is the model I have utilized to build my individual 360HDR imagineering technique. It mixes the infinite alternatives of 360 imagery and eye-popping wizardry of HDR.
I have worked on new collections making use of this recently reworked picture this sort of as Celestial Vistas (taken inside of churches) and Intergalactic Perspectives (my see of the Montreal Downtown main). In my 1st big function termed Metro360-Mtl I will seize the essence of Montreal’s 68 subway stations.
The major purpose of my artwork is to give you a glimpse into my planet and how I see it. A enjoyment concealed “easter egg” is that I seem in most of them!
I am now wanting in direction of the upcoming with exhilaration as we transfer toward new avenues for artists such as NFTs, electronic artwork and the metaverse. It is an remarkable jungle of new art technological innovation and media out there and we will be the visionaries who condition it. Dare every single working day!
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