Artist Biography – Jane Longer
Photographer and electronic artist Jane longer was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1970. Currently based in Brisbane, Australia, she integrates photography and photomanipulation to generate somewhat surreal photos that straddle the line between reality and fantasy.
Very long features invested the majority of her career as a visual designer, entering the business over two decades ago and developing her own studio in 1996. Completely self-taught, she has worked with Photoshop since 1994, both commercially as well as private work.
She created a pastime in photography as an extension of the woman individual photomanipulation work, desiring more control of the stock pictures she ended up being making use of, both from a creative and copyright viewpoint, and progressing to a passion for photography overall.
Initially using the services of friends, she utilized a classic instamatic or borrowed equipment for several years until her first DSLR acquisition a little over two years ago. Subsequently she's delved wholeheartedly into photography, focusing on conceptual portraiture. But electronic art stays a passion and kinds a fundamental element of her work.
Deciding to transfer to the art work marketplace in April 2014, the woman very first series “Self-Preservation” has received a number of awards including several images being listed as finalists for the Macquarie photographer Prize and “Cured” being launched as a semi-finalist when it comes to Moran Photographic Prize.
Her next series “Dancing with Costică” shot the girl to international visibility with features on over 40 prominent photography and general interest sites including ABC Information US, everyday Mail UK, regular Mail Australian Continent, SLR Lounge, PetaPixel, Bored Panda and BuzzFeed in addition to many photography mags and Romanian TV!
The series had been displayed at the Romanian Embassy in Canberra, Australian Continent from March-June this year. It was in addition shown within Romanian Photo Festival in-may and starts at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale in the 22nd of August.