Infrared in Colour

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I am finally getting around to looking at the colour versions of the images I took on my the last Cambodia trip. In an earlier post, I looked at the original colour image, a straight forward black and white conversion, and an infrared black and white, as in the header. As I review that post, I believe that infrared is: …

Las Meninas

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I am intrigued by the way that Velazquez’ Las Meninas has been used as inspiration through the years. The painting itself seems to meet most of Szarkowski‘s five point framework. Whilst clearly not a photograph, there is a realism about the image, reminiscent of a 17th century Dutch Realistic painting. Las Meninas is posed, has great detail yet a rather …