After graduating as a Goldsmith and later as a multimedia designer, Dutch artist Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk found her true passion in photography. Driven by her love for humans, animals and a strong creative urge, she brings the past to the present in her portrait photography.

Woud-Binnendijk admits that her biggest inspiration is the old master painters of the Golden Age. Combining the techniques they used – Chiaroscuro principle and Sfumato technique in this case – she creates intricate depths by using dark and light contrasts.

By layering colors and tones, she creates soft and imperceptible transitions in her portraits which you can see below.

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

Shruti Naik 10 months ago

She look regal! The cat makes it better!

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

Elise Mon 10 months ago

beautiful

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

Devin Robinson 10 months ago

Omg I love this painting

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

Jeri Scratch 10 months ago

Gorgeous.

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

Devin Robinson 10 months ago

She reminds me of Queen Elizabeth the 1st

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

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Elise Mon 10 months ago

albino twins? amazing

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

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Kc Nordquist 10 months ago

Look at what she's wearing! Took me a while to figure it out!

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

Dawn Baik 10 months ago

absolutely beautiful

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Report

John Doe 10 months ago

That one hell of a sexy shepherd!

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Photographer Creates Beautiful Photographs That Look More Like Old Paintings

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Devin Robinson 10 months ago

Ma'am are you aware there is a chicken on your back

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