Archives for November 22, 2014

Creating a Rembrandt like still life

Last night I decided that I wanted to try to create a Rembrandt like still life photo using a few squash and apples… To set the scene, I placed an old eight sided table in the middle of my studio, and then ran the backdrop down the wall and then draped it over the table.  Next I arranged the produce in a fashion that seemed pleasing to the eye (at least to my eye anyway.)  What I call the “Rembrandt Look”, is basically a fairly dark image with very focused light that illuminates, for the most part, just the subject along with subtle hints of reflected light.

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