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This image is called Mary in Esctasy. It is a self portrait homage to Caravaggio's painting, "Mary in Esctasy". I styled this image to resemble the painting as close as possible. I used a white fabric as the top of my garment. I turned the white more of a yellowish/greenish hue in order to make it look old. The red fabric is actually a blue throw I had on my sofa. I turned it red on post. I am leaning against my coffee table. I had the original paining on my laptop for reference, and used my remote trigger to take the shot. This was lit entirely by diffused window light, camera left.

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Marc Castellanos's picture

This is honestly impressive, is this a part of a series? I would totally love to see more like this.
Good job!

Mary Bel's picture

Thank you Marc, this is not part of a series. However I am self portrait artist and you can see more of my work on my page and on my IG page "Marybelphotography"

Mary Bel's picture

I think I might make more self portraits modeling after master paintings...I really did enjoy the process of creating this and helps me as a photographer in seeing how to work with and shape light.

Natasha Kuzmanovic's picture

Beautiful! I love it.

Mary Bel's picture

Thank you so much Natasha!