Painting with Light
I would like to thank my good friend Dan Armstrong for this lesson. We turn off all the lights and set the camera on a tripod.
- ISO 100, F-Stop 16-32, Shutter Bulb (hold open as long as you need).
- Set focus with auto and all your lights on then switch to manual
- Experiment with painting the light onto your subject with your colored LED lights
Manipulating you photographs in Adobe Photoshop can make them look even cooler. Here is a tutorial with a few ideas on things you can do.
I just purchased the lighting kit from Light Painting Brushes (they accept purchase orders! http://lightpaintingbrushes.com/