Learn how to use a new and innovative light painting technique to add detailed drawings, logos or images to your long exposure photos. Read more
In this episode, Johnny sheds some light on how he created his Gareth Brooks tribute light painting, answers some of Dan’s questions, and teaches you how to get crisp focus in the dark! Read more
Dark tunnels, bright lights, cold beer, and good friends. That is my kinda Saturday night!
I had the esteemed pleasure of having Kate and Chris join me for a little light painting action. We ventured down into a culvert below a road I drive on every day, but had never been inside before. I had a lot of inspiration and new ideas brewing in my mind so I was excited to get down there! Read more
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
Ok, so I didn’t actually take this photo on a Monday, but I had a good time shooting this bottle of whisky last Friday. I went out and found a cool looking bottle, closed the door, flipped the lights off and started shooting. Read more
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
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
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
Since the last time we light painted at Cowpen’s National Battlefield ended quite abruptly and in a disturbing manner, I must say we were a bit nervous as we headed out into the night to once again attempt at some light paintings on the historic Revolutionary War battlefield. But we were ready this time.. We had a taser! Read more