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Glamour portrait my way: Translated

Nadar used and almost invented (had Da Vinci not used similar lighting on the Mona Lisa) the classic 'loop light' evident on his portraits of Sarah Bernhardt. With De Merode, Nadar cleverly used an almost split light on the portrait which he reversed on the backdrop.

Story and all photos below by Hein Waschefort 2016

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