“I light my photographs following the lighting technique of the great masters, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Goya, and Velazquez. My goal is to tell a story with each image and bring the viewer into the scene. Also a cinematographer, l light all my pictures as motion picture scenes: dramatic.”
Jason Levi is an Italian-born photographer educated in the United States. Following his passion for photography, he returned to Europe where he owned and operated photographic studios in Barcelona, Spain and Rome, Italy. He was Salvador Dali’s personal photographer for several years, and photographer to the Spanish Royals, the Duke and Duchess Cadiz. He also was the official photographer of several mayors of Barcelona.
Since his return to the United States, Jason Levi specializes in landscape and portraiture photography. Many of his landscapes decorate several Best Western hotels, as well as offices and homes in over 233 locations throughout the United States. With over 35 years experience, in July of 2015 he was part of the juried Exposure Awards Invitational Exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and was the first photographer to have a solo exhibit at the Toledo Art Museum in Toledo, Ohio. In Arizona, where he resides, he has exhibited frequently the HQ Art Gallery, in Surprise, El Pedregal Art Gallery and Holland Art Gallery in Scottsdale, as well as a permanent rotating exhibit at the WHAM Art Center in Surprise, Arizona. His works have been on display at the Surprise City Hall Art Gallery, and at the City of Anthem Civic Center. He recently was the photographer for the BBC documentary, Mountain Men of America, filmed in Wyoming. He is also a Juried Member of both the Sonoran Arts League and the Arizona Art Alliance, as well as a member of the Professional Photographers of America.
Jason Levi’s unique and original images take us on an adventurous journey to dramatic landscapes around the world as seen from the photographer's passionate eye and captured through his powerful perspective. Enjoy viewing and collecting these wonderful fine art photographs.
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