Starry Night

© Sara B Coffey

Starry Night

Uploaded: July 01, 2020


Starry Night is one of the most recognized pieces of art in the world painted by Vincent Van Gogh mid-June 131 years ago... I purchased this new shower curtain at a thrift store for $5 knowing one day I would use it for a photo. My goal was to take a single image silhouette of my dog appearing to be on a hill overlooking this village & night sky. So in a total dark room I used small string lights behind the curtain & used floor lights below in front of the dog. My daughter fed him treats below the table to get him looking in the right direction. Wikipedia states Van Gogh painted Starry Night while in a 'lunatic asylum' along w/ some of his other most famous works, however; he considered Starry Night to be a 'failure'. Darkened silhouette in PSE. F4.5 1/10 iso 100 @ 24mm


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