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Do you ever find yourself on the cusp of wakefulness and a dream state, where everything is immediate yet distant, recognised but not fully understood? When I created ‘Astral Plane’ I imagined an ‘in between’, indeterminate state of being, as if I was transported into an alternative, ethereal dimension.
I love the feeling of looking through this image. There’s an invitation to delve deeper as the layers of shapes and colours merge and synchronise. Yet somehow I know their union will only be fleeting. As if in an unending slow dance, these formations are destined to dissipate and morph into a new existence, and in that dreamlike state, I’m left wondering whether what I witnessed was real or only imagined.
The article Exposed: Mystique & Astral Plane outlines how I created this image ‘in camera’, but don’t click the link if you want to preserve the mystery!