Not the silk grouse © Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk
Nowadays childred in the light of the past - Dutch photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a graduated goldsmith. After graduation, she studied multimedia design. Later, photography changed her life. Attracted to the light, which was used by painters of the golden age. Her great passion of painting and drawing was refound in photography.
Combining the Chiaroscuro principle, and the Sfumato technique, she uses dark and light contrasts to create depth. Through layering colours and tones she creates soft and imperceptible transitions. Combined with the love for children and animals and a strong creative urge, a nowadays portrait in the light of the past is born.
Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a sensitive and caring artist but also mother of 5 kids. "I photograph children inspired by painters o the golden age. In every picture, I tried to catch the light and the intense look of a child, sometimes combined with unexpected animals. Every photo is a new adventure for me."