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Is this image (dated 1868) a photograph or a painting?

There is also a colour version here. This is, allegedly, a photograph from a building some think to be the Tomb of Joseph, a patriarch of Israel. The Wikipedia website, where the photo is hosted, ...
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oil painting tiny reflections

I took a picture of an oil painting. I have two softboxes at about 45 degrees. On the picture I get tiny bright white spots, caused by relief in the paint. I tried changing the position of the lights, ...
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Is Photography a viable option in creating digital copies of Painted Canvas, ready for high quality Prints?

I am currently helping to put together a website for an Artist, who paints to Canvas. They would like to create Printed Copies of their Painted Canvas work. The only way I can think of achieving ...
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How can I remove glare from a picture of a painting in Photoshop?

I've taken a picture of a painting and about a quarter of it has a large amount of light glare on it as the painting is made with reflective oils. In Photoshop, is there any easy way to remove this? ...
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How do I print with an Epson SC P800 onto real Hahnemuehle watercolour paper (un-primed for inkjet)?

I want to print onto actual watercolour paper with my Epson SC P800, after which I will paint with watercolour paints. I have tried the Hannemühle 308 gsm inkjet photorag paper but this is primed ...
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Can I add a filter that gives a photo a vintage pinup style?

I'd like to get into photography. I don't know a lot about it but it seems very interesting. Something I'm also interested in are vintage pinups drawings/paintings. Because I'm really no good at ...
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What do I need to photograph paintings with accurate color? [duplicate]

I need to photograph paintings, and also small details of paintings. Color accuracy is extremely important. Previous experience (not recent, however) with digital photography showed color divergences ...
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Is it possible to paint a nearly identical copy of an old photo? [closed]

I was wondering if it would be possible for artists or graphics designers to paint an almost identical copy of an existing photo? I ask because I have a grainy photo and it would be nice to see it ...
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Will a TIFF or JPEG be a better choice for detailed representation of an old painting?

I wish to purchase a high resolution photograph of an old painting to project and copy. The images are either in TIFF format, which is 148.8 mb, or JPEG, 24.3 mb. Would either of these give me the ...
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Is there a viable way to touch up the paint on an old camera body?

I'm using an old Canon New F-1 body. Its finish is completely black, but along the edges the paint has worn away. Is there a viable way to touch up the camera and get the nice black surface back again?...
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Will filters help me get better colors in my digital photographs of my paintings?

Will filters help me get more accurate color when photographing my paintings? I have problems especially with reds and especially if there are no strong contrasting colors in a red painting.
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What is the best paint to use to make backdrops for studio photography with blown out white backgrounds, and dark black backgrounds

I'm very interested in the best paint to create some studio-like backdrops for doing studio photography. My aim is to take some fashion shots with blown-out white backgrounds, and also with dark ...
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How to create sophsticated aquarelle-style image from a photograph, like the Waterlogue app?

I recently found out about Waterlogue . It is an app for iPhone and iPad that lets you transform photos into painterly, aquarelle-pencil-style "paintings". Information how it is done is scant but we ...
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How can I get the colors in my photo to look like a painting by the Dutch masters?

I am trying to make pictures look like paintings. I am interested about reaching a similar color grading. This is an example: link I'm asking an opinion about what kind of techniques should I ...
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How do I make a picture look like a painting?

I have both Lightroom and Photoshop. Is there a tutorial that explains how to make pictures look like paintings? I'm mostly interested about impressionism, but other styles are definitely in my ...
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Why do many museums prohibit photographing a painting?

I am curious as to why many art museums disallow photographing a painting. Some museums will allow photography if you pay them, but there are still some paintings that are absolutely prohibited to be ...
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What equipment would I need for reproducing artwork for a gallery catalog?

I have been posed the following question in one of my assignments. I would like to get some feedback on my answer, and possible some suggestions :). "A large art gallery has hired you to photograph ...