When you find yourself in times of trouble, always remember: Don’t cross the streams. Egon’s ghostbusting words of wisdom still hold true today. Joey Shanks at PBS Digital Studios knows that. But he’s risked total protonic reversal to show us how to recreate the glowing effects of everyone’s favorite Slimer-busting backpacks using simple light painting [...]
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Photographer Thomas Schwarz uses the bright lights of the Midway as the light source for this dizzying time-lapse visit to a theme park that’s sure to wake you up from whatever stupor you might find yourself in from surfing the web. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
Patrick Rochon’s liteblades are tools which attach to the end of a flashlight that create colorful, abstract light painting photos. The faster you move the blade, the more glowing and playful the photo is. You can purchase them here. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source
The more traditional technique of light painting involves creating freehand designs using a point of light in front of a camera taking a long exposure photo. The results are occasionally recognizable—but most often random—and that’s part of their appeal. Jeff Crossman takes a different approach, though, using a robot arm to create perfectly pixelated light [...]
Light painting is awesome, whether you use your own two hands and a LED glowstick
, or leave it up to a roomba-like robot
. But the folks at the production studio Fiction decided to take it up a notch by bring a makeshift UFO into the mix.Read more…
Drone photography is usually shot from the POV of the drone. FICTION used the drone itself as the subject, attaching lights to a DJI Phantom, shooting long-exposures of its flights, then making kaliedoscopic patterns in Photoshop.
Sure, light painting is awesome when you’re doing long exposure shots with a PixelStick or something, but that’s only one way to cover your world in glowing graffiti. Take, for instance, this LED-powered rainbow plane. Read more…
The Pixelstick has 198 RGB LEDs and a built-in computer, making it easy to “paint” images one line at a time under long exposure. Use it to make anything from abstract animation to detailed floating images.
We’ve previously discussed lightpainting—the use of slow shutter photography to create amazing light effects—but there’s much more you can do if you expand your toolkit beyond a simple flashlight. Photographer Wen-Jié Yang utilized…
Freerunners Jason Paul, Shaun Wood and Anan Anwar take to the streets of Bangkok, pulling off sick moves while wearing LED illuminated costumes, creating cool human light paintings in the process. Hat Tip Link
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The last time we heard from Marc Cameron, he and his team were artfully blasting dirt from walls to create automotive “reverse graffiti” that was singular in its excellence. Cameron is back in the news for making some pretty …
Photographer Richard Kendall uses a 96-camera rig to take light painting to a whole new level, combining it with The Matrix “bullet-time” effect – bending light, time and our minds simultaneously.
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