Doubles With Van Gogh

7

Doubles with famous images gives a universality to the photos while putting something that’s been seen a million times in a new light.

Paris is such a beautiful city that it’s hard not to take a ton of photos whenever I go there, but after a while, the 15th picture of the Eiffel Tower starts to look a bit redundant and cliche. So last winter, I decided to try a doubles experiment. The first layer of the roll was taken for the most part in the Musee d’Orsay – famous painting by Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec, Cezanne, etc. I also went out and took some of easily recognizable Paris scenes – the Seine, the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, etc. Then I rewound the roll and went on a walk, shooting whatever I saw. I loved the results—Cezanne’s fruit in a metro car and the Eiffel Tower in a pastry shop. If you don’t have a doubles partner, just go to a museum or famous site in any city and do a doubles roll with the architect or painter of your choice!!

written by lamia on 2009-02-28 #gear #tutorials #art #paintings #tipster #doubles #paris #agfa-ct-precisa

Bringing an iconic aesthetic to square format instant photography, the Diana Instant Square fills frames with strong, saturated colors and rich, moody vignetting. Built to let your inspiration run wild, our latest innovation features a Multiple Exposure Mode, a Bulb Mode for long exposures, a hot shoe adapter and so much more! It’s even compatible with all of the lenses created for the Diana F+ so that you can shake up your perspective anytime, anywhere. No two shots will ever be the same. Back us on Kickstarter now!

7 Comments

  1. grenoouille
    grenoouille ·

    Very good idea! I love it!

  2. jelga
    jelga ·

    number two is great!! so colorful...well done

  3. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Really good idea and great shots! N°5 is my favorite! :)

  4. dirklancer
    dirklancer ·

    great idea!

  5. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    # 2 has beautiful colors.

  6. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    nice idia. i love to do dat, too

  7. kuasimudo
    kuasimudo ·

    love nº2 and 12! such nice idea have one topic to make doubles with yourself!

More Interesting Articles