Author: Johnny A!

dark-side

We all have a Dark Side

Last Friday, October 31 (Halloween!!), I was nominated for a fun little social media trend going around called the “Five Day Black & White Photo Challenge.” I was pretty excited to receive the nomination from an awesome light painter by the name of Chris Bauer. I had noticed all of my light painting Facebook friends receiving nominations all week and incorporating light painting into the challenge and I was quite excited to do the same if I were to receive a nomination. Read more

Tahoma-trails

Tahoma Star Trails (Lake Tahoma pt. 2)

This is part two to my weekend at Lake Tahoma! After a nice Friday evening of showing some of my friends the basics of light painting, I was ready to try something new. I’d wanted to try this technique for a long time but living so close to the city lights of Charlotte, I never had a location with dark enough skies… That’s right, I was going to try my hand at STAR TRAILS on beautiful Lake Tahoma! Read more

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Lake Tahoma Pt. 1

Last weekend I had the pleasure of joining some work friends for a nice getaway weekend in Western North Carolina. We were on a beautiful private lake in the mountains named Lake Tahoma. The views were gorgeous, I loved it. Read more

Spirographics

Two Hours Alone in a Drain

I finally got around to finishing off a spirograph light painting tool that I had put off for a while.  I’ve had this revamped version of an old wheel for a few years since TCB and I built it.

Since then, it has had 3-4 different sets of battery powered LED light strands mounted to it. This time, I had a super long red LED light strand so I knew it would create a massive amount of spirograph patterns. Read more