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Art Photography Inspiration – Luxe, Calme et Volupté.

Art Photography Inspiration – Luxe, Calme et Volupté.

Nadia tells her story: "Pleasure is made of simple things. What could perhaps illustrate this best?" The ingredients of a picture: Luxe, Calme et Volupté comes from a line taken from Baudelaire’s poem Invitation du Voyage, but it was a news item about a chocolate confection popular in communist...

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The inspiration behind art photography. Le Spectre de la Rose.

The inspiration behind art photography. Le Spectre de la Rose.

Poetry,  music and painting,  all converge in this photo-shoot, setting the mood for the final image. This picture had its origins in the sight of a freshly painted blue boat on the shores of Lake Bolsena which reminded me of a painting by Carl Moll, a mysterious, unsettling picture of a blue...

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Venus of the Sherds

Venus of the Sherds

One of the greatest paintings of the Renaissance, Sleeping Venus is an unusual, not to say mysterious work, even for an out of the ordinary painter like Giorgione. The work was unfinished on his death at 34 of plague to be completed by Titian who then went on to paint similar Venuses of his own....

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Fascisca

Fascisca

This is the second photograph I have done based on Ingres’ Grande Odalisque (the other is Casalisca). Ingres is one of those artists who can give a certain comfort to artists who have passed middle age as several of his most famous works were painted towards the end of long life. The Turkish Bath...

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