Here is a good mind bender. Light painting is in great part about motion, movement. We, light painter, in most case, have to move our bodies to create our art. We can use control to do this or just allowed it to happen by letting go. Some people believe that being in control is the way to create and nothing else exist than controlling your light, your movements and the outcome. If you do, please go ahead and keep going, it isn’t wrong and does give some good results. But if you are a little bit curious by the...Read More
Month: July 2017
photo of the week 30 This week our Artist of the Month July Eric Pare selected this image by Kirk Edwards. In his Instagram account, and FB site you can find more of his work. Congratulations Kirk! Use #lightpaintingblog There are daily features in our Instagram account and once per week, the Artist of the month will be selecting one to be featured as the Photo of the week! Welcome to tag your images in Instagram with our hashtag and participate!...Read More
Great news I have heard! It’s time again for the Oviedo Light Painting Contest! This is the second time this contest is organized, and of course, people from all over the world are invited to join! The Oviedo Grand Contest is hosted by the Children of Darklight and LPWA with the financial help of the City Of Oviedo. Contest categories there are 5 competition categories: Light painting mainstream (where mostly light movements have an active role) – 9 finalists Soft light painting styles (where mostly lighting have an active role) – 4 finalists Experimental light painting (mixed techniques) – 2 finalists...Read More
photo of the week 29 This week our Artist of the Month July Eric Pare chose this beautiful image by Gunnar Heilmann. Check out his Instagram account, and FB site where you can find more of his work. Gunnar has been featured twice in this section! Well done Gunnar! Use #lightpaintingblog There are daily features in our Instagram account and once per week, the Artist of the month will be selecting one to be featured as the Photo of the week! Welcome to tag your images in Instagram with our hashtag and...Read More
In this article I’m going to tell you all about the accepted way within the serious light painting community to create light paintings with Photoshop. In reality this could be a short article because I could probably sum it up in single word: “Don’t”. It’s technically a contraction of two words, “do” and “not” and pointing this fact out could make a short article longer… but there’s a little more to it than that. What’s in a name, “Light Painting”? The reason this is even gets to become a bigger conversation is because people don’t all agree on what light...Read More
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