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19-Feb-2011 © Barry Green

actor/model portrait photo in 'old masters' style of Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with Pearl Earring"

A movie with same name featured Scarlett Johansson as subject model.
Model; Astrid was selected for her likeness to the original dutch sitter.
Lighting information can be studied in detail at Vermeer website
Johannes Vermeer painted the original artwork in oil circa 1665

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR
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Photo.Keely03-Apr-2014 18:50
Nice work! Well done! V.
cobler15-Jan-2014 14:48
A beautiful photographic study....V
Hodero08-Jul-2013 02:41
Just like a Vermeer !
Walter Otto Koenig22-Feb-2012 21:21
Wow, this is really nice. Exceptional! "V"
Steve T. 18-Jan-2012 20:48
The lighting and textures are just right on! Beautiful model and excellent photography.
Chuck Hall26-Feb-2011 20:33
Excellent portrait Barry,
Cornelis Heijkant 24-Feb-2011 20:13
Superbe! v.
Guest 24-Feb-2011 19:48
Grate photo , V !
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography24-Feb-2011 13:34
Excellent and beautiful portrait, Vote.
David Hobbs23-Feb-2011 23:52
I've seen some nice portraits in my time and this one belongs in the top drawer. VVV
Guest 23-Feb-2011 21:10
great work, chapeau.
regi olbrechts23-Feb-2011 18:38
Very nice, superb colours and feel. Great work.
Marjan Schavemaker23-Feb-2011 18:29
Great work, Barry! V
Martin Lamoon23-Feb-2011 15:21
I think I am lost for words......
This has to be the best portrait I have seen. Magnificent colours, model and lighting. V++
Jim's Atavistic Visions23-Feb-2011 14:36
Well shot!