Photo Blog: Painting with Lights!

Khyati Gandhi , 29 Apr 2013

Light painting is a photographic technique where the exposure is made with moving lights. This creates a very graphic effect and you can write or paint whatever you want with lights! Here are some of the images I have painted just for you :)

Happy Smile
Happy Smile

In this photo blog I will tell you how you can too can create your own photo painting!

The Broken Heart
The Broken Heart

What you need:

1. A camera capable of long exposure (preferably a DSLR or a digital camera.)
2. A tripod stand
3. A flashlight (bulb or a torch)
4. A dark location

The Disco Heart
The Disco Heart

Technique:

1. Set the camera on the tripod stand so that you get a perfect image.
2. Take a sample shot with the flashlight to verify that your composition is ok.

Earphone Heart
Earphone Heart

3. Set the exposure to a long value and stop the aperture.
4. Make sure you are in a dark location.

Love
Love

5. Press the click button and once the shutter is open, use the flashlight to paint the images.
6. You can paint till your shutter shuts.

Love
Love

Now try painting your own photos and tell me how it went! :)

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