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19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Rembrandt with a Modern Twist

I have always been a fan of the outstanding work by the painter Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn in the 17th century, with his incredible use of lighting within portraiture. I wanted to capture his style through photography, whilst also adding a personal twist. With the stark contrast between light and dark, we can also see the vast contradiction of two time periods interlocking, which I find really draws in the eye.

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Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2021
Photo Location: United Kingdom
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Maddie Leishman