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Month: November 2017

Photo of the Week 47

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 47 Xiao Yang, as our artist of the month November check again through all your entries with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag. Her choice for the Photo of the Week is this photo by Carles Calero Here is what Xiao said about her choice: Horses and ladies, who doesn’t like them? ; ) The mix between fairy tales and horror is intensified by the funky lights, creating a story in a picture. Wondering who will be the last survivor.   You can find  more of Carles work on his Website and Instagram accounts Congrats Carles!   USE #LIGHTPAINTINGBLOG There are daily features on our...

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Flashlight buying guide

Buying a flashlight (torch) for light painting can be a bit of a minefield, especially for those new to the art. Whilst light painting is possible with even the cheapest $2 flashlight, for professional looking results, decent flashlights are an essential. This Flashlight buying guide looks at what options and features you need to consider when purchasing flashlights for light painting. Beam profile Flashlights can have a beam that varies between being a “flooder” (wide angle spill beam beam with less intense hotspot), and “thrower” (narrower spill beam and more intense hotspot). Many flashlights are somewhere in-between. The beam...

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Art Toyz – Aty Lightgraff

Art Toyz – Aty Lightgraff Art Toyz is a stop-motion light painting video by Aty Lightgraff.  He recently posted that again on FB and I loved it! I missed it when it first came out so I thought there might be more people who would be interested to see this!   Enjoy!   Check out some more great videos in our LP Video...

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Photo of the Week 46

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 46 For this week our artist of the month November  Xiao Yang went again through all your submissions with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag and has chosen this image by Vingt Cent. Here is what Xiao said about her choice: This photo reminds me one of my favorite games-Fallout, it looks like a kind of scene that I would like to hangout to enjoy the post apocalyptic world with them. Great concept and excellent execution, congrats Vingt Cent!   You can find  more of  Vingt’s work on his FB and Instagram accounts Congrats Vingt!   USE #LIGHTPAINTINGBLOG There are daily features on our Instagram...

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Photo of the Week 45

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 45  Our artist of the month November  Xiao Yang went again through all your submissions with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag. Her choice for this weeks featured photo is this image by Dawn. Here is what Xiao said about her choice: Using camera rotation technique, the effect really fits the subject in this case. You can really feel the beat of the hip hop dancer.   You can find  more of  Dawn’s work on his website and  his FB and Instagram accounts Congrats Dawn!   USE #LIGHTPAINTINGBLOG There are daily features on our Instagram account and once per week, the Artist of the month will...

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Camera Rotation

  Hello and welcome to my next installment here for the blog and this time we’ll be looking at camera rotation.  We’ll walk you through some aspects of this growing sub-genre of lp. Then with a little imagination and the right tool, you’ll be creating images which will make people scratch their heads in amazement at the mind bending craziness you create.    In The Beginning I first became aware of camera rotation whilst looking at the incredible work of TCB and LED Eddie on Flickr.  I couldn’t quite get my head around how they were achieving some of...

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Light Painting at school. A child learning process.

Light Painting at school. A child learning process.   You can find this article also in Portuguese here or in Spanish in the end of this page. This article is based on empirical experiments in light painting workshops that were carried out from 2007 to the present day. And through these experiences create a dialogue between LIGHT PAINTING and EDUCATION in the children’s school environment, as a tool for analysis and construction of learning processes and students’ intellectual autonomy. The observations, in this case, are restricted to children from 6 to 10 years old, of different social classes. At...

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Photo of the Week 44

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 44 Xiao Yang, as our artist of the month November is also the judge of the weekly photo feature with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag. Her choice for the Photo of the week is this photo by Dennis Ryu Bär Here is what Xiao said about her choice: It’s a brilliant idea and great execution to fill vitality in this beautiful place. And I also enjoy the color contrast between the blue waves and yellow ceiling. Not to mention, it requires loads of work to do when shooting in big space like that.   You can find  more of Ryu’s...

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Energy In Motion – TAO LP 5

Observing my hypersensitivity and how everything affects me in this world, I concluded that emotions are energy moving through my body at all times. They contain containing information, just like a language and we can use this energy to create, communicate and connect with others. Have you ever observed yourself this within while looking at attentively to try to figure out how all of this can be optimized? We contain a multitude of layered systems, producing and or capturing energies, like electric current, emotions, thoughts, feelings, hunches, attractions, images in our mind’s eye. All of these are systems creating...

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Artist of the Month November – Xiao Yang

Artist of the Month November – Xiao Yang New month, new featured artist for our Light Painting Blog. This time our choice is the Chinese photographer and light painter, Xiao Yang. Xiao is well known for her epic work on abandoned places, old monuments, and other urbex areas. As always we asked her some questions about herself and her work. She was kind enough to provide us a video of herself talking about all these.  At this point, I would like to say huge thanks to her for overcoming her shyness and doing this video for us. 🙂 I m...

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