Inspired by famous fine art paintings, these photographs were taken within the studio as part of a series. I love European paintings, and this project was a technical exercise to experience at least some of the magic from the original work within the studio. Click on the images to see them larger. The original painting Robert Campin [...]
This is another beautiful and complex painting we tried to recreate in studio. The original painting is just wonderful but may be a bit on the violent side. We could not recreate the blood spill from the original painting for obvious reasons, so we decided to capture a scene one second before the final stroke. While [...]
Inspired by a famous fine art painting from the Louvre museum, I (Jose) photographed the very talent and beautiful model Seema as a 16th century peasant country girl. The portrait tried to recreate the serene look from the original. Read about the original painting and check the results of our reproduction here. There are two versions [...]
I love this beautiful 16th century painting! It is in one of my favourite museums in the world, the Uffizi museum in Florence. We tried to replicate the original master piece look with Ivy and Claire. Check the result here, share if you want and let me know what you think. Click in the image [...]
This is the second article about a personal project to create portraits inspired by famous fine art paintings. Here you will be read about the original painting and check the photographic results. I photographed two great models for this and I loved the results we achieved in both cases. A print version of the photo with Natasha has received a silver award in the 2016 AIPP awards (APPA).
Fine art photography in studio Portraits inspired by the painting Doña Isabel de Porcel by Francisco De Goya I might have been infected by a virus that compels me to enter all museums and art galleries and pinacothèque I can. This happened during my first visit to the Louvre museum 30 years ago. Since that [...]