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Vincent van Gogh vs. V.I.N.CENT Setup

Vincent van Gogh vs. V.I.N.CENT Setup

Posted to Flickr on 25 July 2010. Part of the Setup series.

For the curious, this is a side view of my Vincent van Gogh vs. VINCENT photo.

Except for the painting and the floating robot, this is a pretty typical "faux diptych" setup for me. Two squares of scrapbooking paper form the backdrop, and two more form the floor. Ambient light is diffused with a large circular diffuser. Additional light is provided by push-lights mounted on glasses and raisin boxes.

Yay, raisin boxes!

V.I.N.CENT is suspended via invisible thread from a wire running across the scene, which is easily seen in the second setup shot.

The painting was created from a photo I took of V.I.N.CENT. I pulled it into Photoshop, created the "hallway," and applied several filters. The resulting image is obviously nothing compared to what Vincent van Gogh would have come up with, but it’s hopefully "close enough" to be amusing.

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This photo was taken in my kitchen using some pretty simple Gear. You might be surprised to discover how low-tech my "photography studio" really is.

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