For those of you who love light painting, this could be really up your alley. There are lots of cheap led wands out there, but that's the problem. They're cheap. I have to rebuy the 10 dollar ones every year or so, and the batteries crap out quickly too. Recently I saw this super cool... Continue Reading →
These are called "throwies" because you can attach them to anything metal...though I have used them with an extra magnet and stuck them to my clothes too! :) (click on the title above to open the full post and see the embedded video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAIxSm0v0Xs
I showed my classes how using flash stencils, leds and cold cathodes could create some pretty cool effects. I was hoping to see some Halloween light paintings! Haven't seen any so far, so here's one from a class demo to get the ball rolling:
While my classes are starting to wrap up the semester, things are getting craaaaazy in the lab. I did have a student mention to me that I never put up any of the night photography assignment. I had to check a few times, but since I can't find it, I'm going to add a handful... Continue Reading →
Sorry it took so long, but here's the super cool night photos my students made for their last assignment! It's not everything, but a handful of shots from each class. Click each one for a larger view. You may need to brighten your screen a little if you keep it dark. It's worth it to see... Continue Reading →
STREET ARTIST TURNED photographer 2wenty likes to stay behind the scenes, but his alter-ego Lightman is an adventurer who loves roaming the streets and beaches of Los Angeles. The artist, who used to create artwork and surreptitiously paste it up around LA, started experimenting with light painting three years ago. “I feel light painting to me is a reflection of...