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Weekly Photography Challenge – Light Painting

Earlier I rounded up a couple videos on how to do two very different styles of light painting. You can see them here. Below are two images of my own where you can see the two different techniques and the … Continue reading

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Video Tips – Two Light Painting Techniques for you to Try

I personally love night photography and one of my favorite things to do at night is light painting. There are a few ways to do it depending on the look you want. Here are two completely different techniques for you … Continue reading

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How to Draw With Light as a Light Painting Photographer

Paradoxically, photographer Brian Hart claims that the images he produces aren’t really photographs. Instead, he thinks of his light source as a pen, while his camera serves as a piece of paper. In truth, Hart paints with the light in a way that differs … Continue reading

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How to Use Light Painting to Take Incredible Car Photos

Whether you drive a beat up station wagon from the 80s or a finely tuned Porsche, light painting is an excellent way to photograph your car and truly make it shine! Light painting results in incredibly unique and impressive images. … Continue reading

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How to do Light Painting by Rotating the Camera

Circular lines are a great way to draw your viewer into the photo. The animation artists knew what they were doing with the Looney Tunes design. A similar effect is possible in photography through a process known as kinetic light … Continue reading

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Painting with Light: A Photographer Shoots for Art

Wallace Wyss is both a working photojournalist and a fine artist. Here he explains how he uses light to create “art” with photographs, which are then used as inspirations for his oil paintings. I wear two different hats. I attend … Continue reading

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How to Create Stunning Architecture Photography by Painting with Light

My name is Mike Kelley. I’ve been lucky enough to travel the world and see incredible architecture while working for hotels, architects, designers, and developers. In this article, I’d like to share with you one of my favorite techniques for … Continue reading

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Light Painting Photography Tools

Light painting is a creative way to explore photography when you’ve gotten bored with taking all those standard or cliché photos and have gotten to grips with the features of your sophisticated DSLR camera. photo by Mike Tidd. f/13, 3 … Continue reading

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Review: Light Painting Brushes – Tools for Creativity

If you enjoy light painting photography, I think this review of tools from Light Painting Brushes (LPB) will interest you. All photographers know that light is essential to taking a successful photograph. At night, when light is limited, light painting … Continue reading

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How to Create Beautiful Light Painting Images With an Illuminated Hoop

Early last year I collaborated with a friend who is a professional circus performer and hula hooper to create the unique images that you see in this article. There are lots of good light painting photos around, but the factor … Continue reading

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How to do Light Painting Photography Art with Endless Possibilities

Wikipedia defines light painting as “A photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure photograph, either to illuminate a subject or to shine a point of light directly at the … Continue reading

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#CreativeFriday – Painting across seams and UV islands on 3D models in Photoshop

A comment appeared on one of my Photoshop 3D Painting YouTube video earlier in the week, so I wanted to address the basic concept this in a post. When painting 3D models there is always a challenge when the designer/artists … Continue reading

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