I don't know the secret to photographing oil paintings using a flash.
If you know, please email me at KDylewski@Yahoo.com because right now I have 14 photos of Scarlett Johannson with a santa beard.
**And, in the case that you're a dirty bird who stumbled upon this blog by chance after googling"Scarlett" and "Santa" because you have a strange combination of fetishes: you're welcome.
Anyway, after 45 minutes of trials, I discovered the best place to photograph a painting with NO flash is in the bathroom.
Maybe it has something to do with the white shower curtain.
Anyway, here is Scarlett all finished: