"I've finally figured out what's wrong with photography. It's a one-eyed man looking through a little hole. Now, how much reality can there be in that? "- David Hockney

"How can we learn to use our camera in creative ways?"

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ISB photo students were in a book on light painting!

Light Painting has grown phenomenally over the past decade. It is a media that is all about using ones imagination and creativity. One has to move in space with lights and anything goes. Experimentation is key to discovering new ways to work with the media.

Teaching Light painting to four year olds is high energy!!

Check out some of my wikis from workshops I have given about the light painting process


An awesome website that covers it all. http://lightpaintingphotography.com

Sprint commercial 2007

Our photo class lightpaintings taken 2012 with over 5000 views from flickr!

The Fascinating History of Light painting !! Read all about it and see the first photos done in this manner.

Check out what folks are doing today with the media!!

Below is Picasso in 1949 who was one of the first artists to use this technique!Image taken by Man Ray!


Where science, art and photography interact

Picasso would have wanted to try this out.... Lightpainting with your ipad!

You Tube and Flickr sets on light painting:

Here is one of many how to light paint videos on YouTube:

Here is a video about a man whose career is now based on his light paintings!

One of our digital imaging classes had their light paintings in a book about the subject !

Some of our previous light paintings have been chosen to be in a Global Collaboration of Student Light Painters! The proceeds from the sale will go to an aids orphanage in Malawi. Here is the trailer with Alice Gong's team photo in it! Thanks Robert and Alex!! If you want to order a book here is where to go http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1372522

Here is a flickr set of the light paintings began in class 09.

Sam Collins' life changed and he started lightpainting..

Ball Of Light from Sam Collins Media on Vimeo.

Check out Bosanko's "Light Graffitti" photos


PBS Latest video on Contemporary light painters

Bosanko's light painting installation

Like skeletons ? This person does!


Some links of interest to expand your idea of lightpainting...






Self portraits using light painting:

Check out this blind photographer who uses the light painting technique

Night photography using this same method! These are photos taken at HoHai with my small Canon Ixus 80 IS and a tripod. Try it yourselves.===

Here's a simple video on how it's done. Try it yourselves!