Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • "Singalong"

    The "Dancing With Costica" series began when photographer Jane Long decided to brush up on her retouching skills. After finding the <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/costicaacsinte/ " target="external">Costica Acsinte Archive on Flickr</a>, she became fascinated with the images and their subjects, wanting to bring them to life and give them a story.<br>Costica Acsinte was a Romanian war photographer who, after discharge, opened a studio in Slobozia, Romania. Around 5,000 of his glass plates were purchased by the Ialomita County Museum and in 2013, Cezar Popescu started to digitize them.
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • The Costica photo on the left inspired Australia-based photographer <a href="http://www.janelong.com.au"target="external">Jane Long</a> to create her version, titled "Innocence."
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • Long used this Costica photo of a boy with a gun to recreate her version, titled "Gun Shy."
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • The original image of this young couple is placed in a field in Long's version titled, "Fresh."
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • Long calls this piece "Corvo."
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • Long titled this photo "Beacon" after transporting the young woman from the original studio photo to a pier with the use of Photoshop.
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
  • This photo is called "All hands on deck." <br><br> See more of Jane Long's work <a href="http://www.janelong.com.au"target="external">here</a>.
    Costica Acsinte Archive/Flickr | Jane Long
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