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Light Painting with Tutorials

Journal Entry: Tue Oct 30, 2012, 9:06 AM

Painting With Light

Light painting is a photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source. It's a fun technique to dry out on a warm dark night :) For more information on light paintings or for tutorials, just Google around; it's a pretty popular and well documented technique. A quick search gives me:… (if you prefer written tutorials) and… (if you prefer video tutorials). A tutorial for light painting with portraiture is also available on my website:…

Some wonderful examples of light painting
Spiral Beach by Draken413o Light Upon Light by firdausmahadi Light the Tires by DerekDD
orb by anja-B by JeanFan Light and Fraternity - arabic by Kaalam
I Have a Super Power by BenHeine Conjure by MichelleRamey Different by BenHeine  
:thumb325148122: hoop test 2 by Kimbell Keltenknoten by derJake
Sanuk Variation by Kaalam light art.22 by Kimbell red glow by Kimbell
.: Angelus :. by sideshowsito Azula: The Fire Princess by xinstrumental The Wonders of Reading by JeanFan
Day 1: Self-Portrait... by AnnieGitUrGuns In the silence, loudly by Argolith The Source by JeanFan
Try it out for yourself if you haven't already! :blowkiss:

Thanks for your support!
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99thbone Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
it amazes the mind when the imagination plays -- later days
Shuttergasmic Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Jean, can you teach us how to do this? [link]
JeanFan Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You can use resources available online to teach yourself ;) Just google around :D
kladd65 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Professional Photographer

Angelasartnl Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
I've actually done this today in a performance, a workshop of a dutch performing group called pips:lab, so awesome! They do this one stage live, while improvising. I knew about light painting in pictures but I didn't know about it as an performance.(sorry for my bad English but I just needed to share this)
Argolith Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for including me in the feature!
AnnieGitUrGuns Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you JF!
sideshowsito Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you =)
yakkingyetis Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
i watch this guy on deviantart who just does light painting and won some DD but i can't link him. Too many ppl i watch lol
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