PHOTO OF THE WEEK 16 I kind of gave up waiting for our artist of the month for April Julien Breton to answer, so I think the selection of the Photo of the last two week goes to me. So I checked the images on Instagram with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag and I found this one by Juan Osorno Medina. Check more of Juan’s work on his FB page and Instagram accounts. Congrats Juan! 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...Read More
Month: April 2018
Convoy distributes complete flashlights as well as empty housings. These are the perfect base to build flashlights according to your own needs. There are many different LED’s and drivers that fits in these hosts. This article is about a 4 colour LED with some nice effects as bonus, I like the police beacon. The small version for 18350 battery (900mAh) runs about 45 minutes, the larger version for 18650 battery runs longer accordingly, depending on the type of battery you use. The main reason for me to build this flashlight is constant brightness of all 4 colours. Use of...Read More
PHOTO OF THE WEEK 15 Unfortunately, our artist of the month for April Julien Breton was not to be found this week , so the choice for the featured photo again goes to me. After checking a lot of images on Instagram with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag I found this nice one by Dennis Ryu Bär. Check more of Dennis work on his FB page and Instagram accounts. Congrats Dennis! 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...Read More
IDL 2018 Light Painting Activities The Unesco proclaimed International Day of Light on Mai 16th is almost a month away and I thought I ‘ll make a post about all the LP activities that are organised around the world from members our the LP community. But wait.. what is this International Day of Light? ok.. for those who didn’t get the memo… Unesco, after the successful “International Year of Light 2015” has decided to proclaim 16th of Mai each year as the International Day of Light. As they state in the official proclamation: The proclamation of this annual International Day will...Read More
Light painting for memory. The final phase of life, the one full of grey interpretations, usually is far away from hope, joy, and love. A generation of “orphaned parents of children,” which does not include a pleasant conversation and excludes the “presence for nothing, just to be together,” hinders values and interests sharing, resulting in the assertion of individuality and family life focused on the younger ones. Liquid Life, says Zygmunt Bauman, Polish sociologist, settled like a feeling of abandonment and despair among the elderly, while the children and grandchildren everywhere wander on social networks at high speed,...Read More
COLOURS IN LIGHT PAINTING PART 2 We continue here with the second part of colour theory. If you haven’t read THE FIRST PART YOU CAN FIND IT HERE MEANING OF COLOURS AND EFFECTS ON THE PEOPLE They say you cannot find two persons who perceive colours exactly the same. However, almost everybody will indicate Red as Red, and the meaning of the colour will be also similar for many people. Certainly, many people will interpret colours differently than me in this post. Many associations to certain colours or combinations of colours have a religious or cultural origin. For people...Read More
PHOTO OF THE WEEK 14 Since our artist of the month for April Julien Breton will select the featured photos from the following week, this week the choice is mine. After checking all the images on Instagram with the #lightpaintingblog hashtag I found this great collaboration image by Tim Gamble and Cisco, Modeling: Patricia Diez and Styling: Kim Von Coels Done in a Lightpainters United meeting in Liege the last week of March, this is a great example of what joined forces could deliver. You can find more of Cisco’s work on his Instagram and his website and for Tim on his Flickr and Instagram...Read More
Artist of the Month April – Julien Breton For April our artist of the month is one of the most renowned light painting calligraphy artists: Julien Breton alias Kaalam. Starting with calligraphy, he discovered light painting in 2005 and it changed the way he works. He has been working on many different projects and live performances around the world and his works are inspirational even to people who are not familiar with calligraphy. As Jacopo Perfetti from Art Kitchen/Milan wrote for him: Julien Breton’s art is a cry in silence. Everything is silence. Its movement, the light that cuts through the air,...Read More
Flashlight Review Convoy S9 Convoy is a small Chinese flashlight manufacturer which produces a range of budget flashlights that are very popular with flashlight enthusiasts in particular, the huge selling Convoy S2+. The Convoy S9 also has an 18650 tube profile, but with a side switch and USB charging. How does it compare with similar lights, and is it good for light painting photography? Disclaimer The Convoy S9 was sent to me for an honest review by FastTech. I receive no commission from links or sales. Product link. 5% off code: saving Construction The Convoy S9 arrived in a foam padded...Read More
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