Light Painting

No More Light Painting Inside the National Parks?

Buried within the 2016 Superintendent’s Compendium for Grand Tetons National Park & John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway is a small, pesky …

National Parks

I Create Unique Images Using Light Painting

If I haven’t got you to try it out yet, hopefully these will give you the extra inspiration you need! Happy light-painting!<p>More info: flickr.com

Photography

My Favorite Wireless Trigger for Light Painting

Being lazy is one of my favorite traits, so walking needs to be avoided at all costs. I'm kidding... well, not really. This wireless remote for my …

Digital Photography

Forgot Your Lights? Tips for Shooting in Darkness

It’s always important to stop and smell the photos – but what happens when your stop is at night, in complete darkness without any lights to help you …

Photography

The Sculptural Aspects of Light

“My quest, through the magic of light and shadow, is to isolate, to simplify and to give emphasis to form with the greatest clarity. To indicate the …

Portrait Photography

‘Light Painting’ Duo Captures Perfectly-Timed Photo as Lightning Strikes

With an imaginative interest in light painting and an ability to freeze fleeting moments in time, artist Eric Paré creates mesmerizing studies of light, space, and time. While most of his dazzling depictions are accomplished using artificial luminescence, Paré and his model, Kim Henry, were …

Photography

The craft of mastering the art. Euh. The lightsabre.

craftsmanship<p><i>ˈkrɑːf(t)smənʃɪp/</i><p><i>noun, mastering the craft of the lightsaber</i><p><i>the new word of this month</i><p>Not Battlestar Galactica.<br>No RMS Titanic.<br>No …

Vocabulary

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Story ?<p>A Spark of Genius<p>Published <b>Jun 5, 2017</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>25 Contributors</b><p><b>25 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot</i><p>View Slideshow<p>When this assignment began, I wrote about the difficulty you might face trying to photograph what—and who—inspires you. But after …

Photography

My Model Triggered a Lightning Self-Portrait, And She Nailed It

My model triggered this photo of herself holding a light-painting tube with lightning in the background. I did a 30-second edit of this picture at …

Photography

Creative Portrait Tips for Awesome People Pictures

Everyone loves a good picture of themselves. In an increasingly visual world, having a few on hand is practically crucial. Luckily, the folks at the …

Portrait Photography

6 Reasons Why Every Photographer Needs a Camera Remote

When I started in photography, I spent a lot of time and money outfitting my kit with what I thought were the most essential items.<p>That, of course, …

Digital Photography

9 Tips For Epic Car Images

Automotive photography can produce some seriously epic images, but it can somewhat of a mystery on how to produce them. In this article, I offer up …

Digital Photography

How to Build a LED Wand Light for $30

In this 8-minute video by Macroscope Pictures, learn how to build a color changing wand light with your own two hands for only $30 in materials. For …

Photography

Angle of Incidence Tutorial for Photography Lighting

Any experienced photographer will attest to the fact that light is the foundation of any image. Harold Ross is no exception. Here, he speaks in depth …

Tutorials

How to build DIY color-changing LED wand light for $30

Ice lights give nice and soft light for photography and video, but they can cost quite a lot and only come in one color. Their cheaper version called …

Tutorials

4 Ways to Use a Camera Remote to Improve Your Portraits

The chances are that you know what a camera remote is and that among other things, it helps you get sharper photos.<p>After all, by not having to hold …

Cameras

My Passion For Calligraphy Combined With My Interest In Photography. This Is Light Calligraphy

I have two passions in life: Calligraphy and Photography. join them together and it becomes light calligraphy. Drawing felt interesting at a very …

Photography

Painting with Light 101

Artists including Etienne-Jles Marey, Georges Demeny, Frank Gilbreth, and Man Ray have been “painting” with light since 1889. Even Picasso took to …

Artists

Ecto-1

Ecto-1<br>Trying new things at the studio with this new series of "Famous Cars"... New lighting techniques, mixing studio flashes with light painting in …

Photography

21 Tips for Stunning Landscape Photography Anywhere

Find a Clear Focal Point<p>I usually find that my compositions work best when there is a clear focal point in the scene. For example, if I'm out …

Landscape Photography

Night Photography Settings: A beginner’s guide

I have spent many nights over the last 8 years teaching photographers how to capture night photography images with their cameras. It's actually not …

Digital Photography

There’s A Mile Of Neon In This Light Painting Brought To Life

Installed in London’s Tate Museum, the sculpture conveys brilliant, sweeping movement while remaining completely stationary.<p>If Picasso was a pioneering force in painting with light, then Welsh artist Cerith Wyn Evans has perfected the art of sculpting it. In his latest installation at the Tate …

Art

How to take long exposure photos on a smartphone

If you've ever looked at photos of your friends painting their name with light Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, or any other social network feed. Or if …

Digital Photography

Scott Kelby's Tethering Setup, Light Painting With Fire, Better Sports Photography and More!

“Playing with fire” denotes something dangerous and with a possible negative outcome. But in photography, playing with fire can be exactly the …

Photography

How a photographer created fantastic light painting with fire

“Playing with fire” denotes something dangerous and with a possible negative outcome. But in photography, playing with fire can be exactly the …

Tutorials

Trick Everyone and Literally Turn Your Photography into Unbelievable Magic

Today, we've got something a little more “unconventional” as far as photography tips go – specifically, Trick Photography. Who doesn’t love some …

Digital Photography

Expose to the Left: How to Really Maximize Image Quality at Night

We hear everyone in the photography industry talking about image quality, image quality, image quality. We especially hear about this in any circle …

Tutorials

How to Turn the Sky Into Pyramids by Rotating Your Camera

My latest photo series, <i>Pyramids In The Sky</i>, was inspired when my wife and I visited the Mayan Ruins of Chacchoben while on a cruise in 2015. I have …

Photography

How a photographer creates “Pyramids in the Sky” using camera rotation and sunset

I’ve heard many people say sunset photos are cliché and they all look the same. Therefore, I’m glad to present you with a project that makes them as …

Photography

How a photographer creates fire-winged portraits

Derek VanAlthuis rigged up a couple of high-power flashlights in a PVC casing, then ran them through an amber gel onto a piece of edge-lit plexiglass …

Photographers