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YOUR Light Painting Shots

Discussion in 'Miscellany' started by underitall, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. Can we please see some of YOUR light painting shots, including glowing effects, and other random lighting. If youv never tried anything like this, it can ba alot of fun, so go out there and play with light, in many different ways, thanks, Tom.
    Heres 2 to start.
    A local quarry truck, out of focus, but ill use auto focus next time.
    And this was just random fun.
  2. waltny


    Mar 27, 2008
    Reno, NV
    same principle


    View attachment 238099

    NIKON D70s    ---    11mm    f/11.0    30s   

    Traditional lightpainting

    My uniform, did this for one of the CS's. Who I am it was.
    View attachment 238101

    Good friend of mine, Keith(hallkc here on the cafe).
    Soldier of the night
    NIKON D70s    ---    11mm    f/9.0    30s   
  3. Theyre great Tim, thanks for sharing with us. Particularly like the first one, dark, but light, with dark and light, thanks.
  4. waltny


    Mar 27, 2008
    Reno, NV
    Glad you liked them. The first was a 30 second exposure with us both firing off our SB's with the flash button. Kinda like a SB shootout.
  5. SB Shoot-out, sounds fun, iv just bought a really cheap EV Blitz, which im going to modify with a push button to trgger whenever I want, because I dont think its compatible with my camera, or can be triggered manually anyway.
    But either way, fun with light is easy, and...FUN!
  6. great thread
    very nice
    can't wait to see more
  7. All of these were taken before I bought my inexpensive strobes. All exposures are approximately thirty seconds.

    This first one was lit with projector bulbs (Studio in a Box) and a flashlight to bring out areas that the lights couldn't illuminate enough, such as the bow string. The blue hightlight at the tip of the arrow was painted on by the TV, which was peeking around the backdrop. This was my first project with my D40x - two days after I got it.
    NIKON D40X    ---    120mm    f/22.0    30s    ISO 100


    Lit with a MiniMag flashlight, aimed through the side of the crystal tray. I was swinging the light side to side above the tray, and then I'd do the same from two angles at the bottom of the image. Which is how I got the light beams to cross. One of the coins doesn't belong.
    NIKON D40X    ---    46mm    f/11.0    10s    ISO 100

    World Traveler​

    The same tray, inverted and lit from the side with an ultraviolet rock-hound flashlight.
    NIKON D40X    ---    250mm    f/9.0    13s    ISO 100

  8. hallkc


    Apr 1, 2008
    French Camp, CA
    Ah yes, I remember that night well... I refer to it as "my sendoff".

    Here's my buddy Tim:

    And one thousand Soldiers under one crazy commander...

    We had a lot of fun that night, and I remember it fondly:) 
  9. My son Alex (in middle) playing Bass for Michigan band, Bringing Down Broadway

    NIKON D70s    ---    50mm    f/4.5    1/8s   
  10. Thanks guys, great shots here, keep them coming, cheers.
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