Painting with Light at Night

In our Small Format class, we were assigned to use multiple pops of the flash to “paint” a scene at night with light. I went with some other students to a cool property in the country with lots of old vehicles and buildings, all sitting out in the dark. I decided to light up this old truck. The wonderful Courtney Satterfield channeled her inner James Dean and pop pop pop – this shot was created!

©Eric Waters 2011

I also experimented with a similar method in the studio using flashlights. Here is an antique banjo painted with blue and orange colored flashlights in the dark.

©Eric Waters 2011

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One response to “Painting with Light at Night

  1. Eric, these are some really neat attempts at light painting, the one of the truck is very clean, nice job.

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