Month: December 2017

Photo of The Week 51

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 51 Our artist of this month December, Darren Pearson went through all your entries with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag, he made his choice. The Photo of the Week is this photo by Gunnar Heilmann!   You can find  more of Pala’s work on his FB and Instagram accounts Congrats Gunnar! Merry Xmas everyone!   USE #LIGHTPAINTINGBLOG There are daily features on 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 follow us and tag your images on Instagram with our hashtag to participate! SaveSave...

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Battery Charger Buying Guide

The third and last of my equipment buying guides looks at battery chargers. Along with buying flashlights and batteries, buying a decent charger can be a minefield for those new to light painting art. NiMH chargers NiMH chargers are used to charge rechargeable NiMH AAA, AA, and sometimes C and D batteries. There are two types of NiMH chargers – timer based (dumb) chargers, and smart chargers. Timer based chargers are commonly found for sale in supermarkets, and just run on a timer. This can result in uneven charge, and “cooking” of batteries that have reached full charge, degrading...

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Light Art Digital Magazine – An interview with Sasa Lightpainting

Light Art Digital Magazine – An interview with Sasa Lightpainting   Please tell us a bit about yourself, name, where do you come from, profession, background, etc. I am Sasa Lightpainting, I am a Spanish-Mexican light painter and I have lived in Spain for more than 14 years. I’m a teacher at a public institute, I dedicate to teaching. My interest in photography arose when I was a child and I started taking my first steps with an analogue camera. Later, already in Spain, I bought my first digital camera and it was when I came across Light Painting....

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Monulight – LFLP Collab project

Recently we saw online some pictures from a great looking project by members of the LFLP and more people involved. We contacted LFLP to ask some questions about it. Chanette Manso, who was behind the idea of this answered us. you can find the FRENCH version of this article here:   Interesting project with great results! Tell us a bit about it, how did this start? The whole group appreciated the ‘great results’ ☺. We were so pleased with the experiences and the responses, during and after. I, Chanette Manso was particularly touched by my French League colleagues contributions. In...

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Photo of the Week 50

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 50 Our artist of this month December, Darren Pearson is our judge for this week’s feature. After going through all your entries with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag, he made his choice. The Photo of the Week is this photo by Pala Teth!   You can find  more of Pala’s work on his Flickr and Instagram accounts Congrats Pala!   USE #LIGHTPAINTINGBLOG There are daily features on 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 follow us and tag your images on Instagram with our hashtag to...

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Light painting in the catacombs of Paris

The catacombs of Paris  (DKL Adventures 2017)   You can find the Spanish version of this article  and the French version here When my friends from Ligue Francophone of Light Painting (LFLP) offered me to visit the catacombs, I accepted without hesitation, and Children of Darklight (Frodo DKL and Patry Diez in this case) we planned the trip with a couple of extra days to not miss such an adventure. What we lived there will never be forgotten. Without exaggeration, we keep it as one of the best experiences of our life … On Friday afternoon we had met in...

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Artist of the Month December – Darren Pearson

Artist of the Month December – Darren Pearson   Our choice for December is the American light painter, Darren Pearson. Darren is famous for his amazing talents in drawing with light. He has made epic stop-motion videos of light painted skeletons and skaters, which have gone viral on the web and has been featured on major blogs about his dinosaur skeleton light paintings. We asked Darren some questions which he kindly answered in the video above. Thank you, Darren!...

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Flashlight Review: Fitorch MR35 (RGBW-UV)

Disclaimer The Fitorch MR35 flashlight was sent to me for an honest review by Banggood. No other payment was received for review, and I receive no commission from links or sales. Product page link  30% off discount code: MR35 Introduction Fitorch are a fairly new brand in the flashlight market. This review is of the Fitorch MR35 which is an 18650 based light, with a 1200 lumen cool white Cree XP-L emitter, red, green, blue (RGB), and ultraviolet (UV) LED emitters. Aside from the Cree XM-L RGBW based Ledlenser P7QC and T2QC, most RGBW lights just have rather dim...

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Photo of the Week 48

PHOTO OF THE WEEK 48 Since we haven’t been announcing the artist of this month, Xiao Yang as our artist of the month November will be our judge for one last time. After going through all your entries with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag, she made her choice for this week. The Photo of the Week is this photo by Pala Teth! Here is what Xiao said about her choice: Looks like Pala created a emerald ring to propose to this antelope horn lady. I guess the chance she would say yes is 101% instead of 99%.   You can find  more of Pala’s work on...

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The Creator – TAO LP 6

You know when I started writing these articles, my goal was to open up and share the questioning I went through and the observations I cumulated in the last 24 years of light painting. I wanted to share a different aspect of what it is to be creative and how one access to a wider mindset and different approach from in the relationship between the self and the creation, from within and through this personal experience. Not about the tricks and the technique, since so much is covered already but rather about the creative process, the inner learnings and...

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