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light graffiti

Light Drawing


Light Graffiti


I took this picture while camping. Its my Girlfriends daughter. She's busting one of her "modeling" poses. This ones mellow thankfully.


The blue light is her great uncle walking by on his way to the bathroom. I pressed the button, then hustled over with the flash light to freestyle the light drawing. You can see the shutter closed mid Halo.


EDIT, Answer for "mi.c.hael"

SHIT NO !!!! thats not photography !! :) I use CS2, but I am very against adding elements that were not there.


I had her stand extremely still. Its a 30 second shutter if I remember. The ONLY photoshop element is my watermark. I didnt even tweak levels or contrast.


I took the flash light and ran it around her entire body at a angle from the side so she would be that "low key". It also helps it appear that the light is actually glowing.

I had to cup my hand on the lens end of the flash light so that it wouldnt be visable to the camera.

Then, I did the outline with nothing there to trace. I also started and ended the out line with the flashlight pointing to the ground and panned it towards camera. Thats why the ground looks like there is a pool of light.


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Taken on July 14, 2007