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Original Art Photography Series by @velimir #411 'Old Master's Painting'


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'Old Master's Painting'

When I walked into this hallway of an old city building, I got an idea immediately. I wanted to achieve the look of old masters. Aged oil on canvas look. The location was perfect, lit as it is. The elements very well fit the idea. So here you have it. Oil on canvas, aged with the darks. Tell me whose painting it reminds you of? I'll not say anything as it would steer you n the right direction. However, the old master I had in mind while making this photograph mostly did portraits. I tried to achieve the mood, the lighting and the colour scheme which he used quite often. but, this is not a portrait, of course.

I especially like the reflection in the left mirror. It gives the image a whole new, mysterious dimension. That mirror also helps divide the light tonality areas and therefore we get more dynamic. The old sink is almost invisible there in the dark. One needs to work to see it.

The overall structure of the photograph, achieved by grain, makes it unusual, very specific. If you imagine it clean, without all that, it would probably be less interesting.

Enjoy! :)

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