Inspiration from the Past

Sorry to keep spamming you all with photos of old art but here are more. The lighting in all of these paintings is really beautiful and translates very interestingly into photographs.

They came from here: http://www.wicked-halo.com/2008/12/bringing-art-to-life-pt-ii-old-masters.html

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Reading Response 10: Chapter 23 (especially pg. 527-530)

I’m interested to see solar plates in this book because I think of solar plates as more of a printmaking process than a photographic process. The printing part of this process is in no way photographic to me.  The only part that I consider really photographic is the part where the plates are exposed to create the image. Bringing ink into the photo lab is going to be fun. Good tips as always.