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Vincent van Gogh vs. V.I.N.CENT Setup 2

Vincent van Gogh vs. V.I.N.CENT Setup 2

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

For the curious, this is a narrow front view of my Vincent van Gogh vs. VINCENT photo. I also took a wider shot as well.

The main reason I’m including this shot is to show how I suspended V.I.N.CENT. As you can see, he’s hanging from invisible thread tied to two clips hanging from a black wire above the scene. The thread is usually difficult to see when photographed, and some blurring using the iPhoto retouch tool does the rest. I could also use Photoshop’s clone tool, but for Duel 365 I don’t use Photoshop at all.

You can also see here the sticky notes I use to "mount" the paper drops onto the foamboard as well as the shadow outlines of the fabric and cardboard above the cardboard I used to reduce the light in the back of the scene.

I’ve uploaded the original VINCENT painting as well.

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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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