Light Painting

Light Painting Looking for ways to beat the oppressive heat? Try light painting in your basement. Set your camera on a tripod. Turn off all the lights and block any light coming in the windows. Using various exposure times, use LED pen lights to paint your subject. Experiment with various light sources and exposure times. … Continue reading Light Painting

Lousy Paint Job

This is my first attempt at light painting. In total darkness, the camera is focused on the subject with the aperture wide open.  The shutter is set for a time release, so it stays open until you manually close it.  While the shutter is open a light source "paints" the subject.  The light is the only … Continue reading Lousy Paint Job

Light Painting

Light painting is a whole new section of photography, one that I have very little experience.  I learned about it in Basic Photography class, and even experimented (once) to see what it was like, but never really took it seriously until lately. A member of our camera club held a "how to" workshop at one … Continue reading Light Painting