"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 transform what we see with our camera?"


A site that covers it all.http://lightpaintingphotography.com and a site that we created http://goingglobalwithlightpainting.wikispaces.com/



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


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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!


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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.





And here are our light paintings from this spring semester 2010.




Here are some from fall 2010



Spring 2011






Sam Collins' life changed and he started lightpainting..


Ball Of Light from Sam Collins on Vimeo.




Check out Bosanko's "Light Graffitti" photos

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PBS Latest video on Contemporary light painters



and Bosanko's light painting installation










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


http://www.alphamountworld.com/photography-articles/painting-with-light

http://www.diyphotography.net/painting_with_light

http://www.life.com/image/50695728/in-gallery/24871/picasso-drawing-with-light

http://creativenerds.co.uk/inspiration/a-collection-of-beautiful-light-paintings/

http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/Fall08/Downs/history.html




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!





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