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Flickr Friday: Light Painting With A Mobile Phone

Here is a light painting trial I captured by using an image on my mobile phone screen as a direct light source. I used Autodesk Sketchbook on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to create a simple image of blocks in red, green and blue. Running the Canon 1D4 on bulb with the Canon 24-70mm F2.8L lens I used an f18 aperture at 34mm focal length and this image was created with a 93 second shutter time.

The colors turned out a little odd in this one but it was a first test. There are some later images on my Flickr photostream where I used lighter shades of the colors that looks more vibrant. My intent is to add this technique into images with a subject or even add some dynamic mechanical system to create some interest and order to the picture.

Celly/Mobile Light

Flickr Friday: 8-Bit Light Painting

Here is a quick light painting image I made using an LED chaser bank. There are a few different chaser patterns the strip does and it results in different light paint pattern when you move laterally in the frame.

Light Painting in 8 bits

YouTube Tuesday: Marble Mania

This dude built a marble machine! Is it art? Is it engineering? Is it both?

Playing Catch-up: YouTube And Flickr

Apparently I had no posts this week…fail! Here’s a double or nothing special. Something from YouTube and something from Flickr.

First a little test video using a HobbyKing ‘Wing Camera’ that I will be using to do some race cam type videos for Living Room Raceway.

And from my Flickr Photostream some of my light painting as I promised a while ago. More light painting to come with as I make some light painting tools.

In The Zone

Flickr Friday – Depth Of Field

Here is one of my pictures from the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan. It was shot at 70mm with an f2.8 aperture on my Canon 1D MK4 using a the 24-70 f2.8 L-Series Lens.

Outside the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

YouTube Tuesday – Useless Machines

Here are some more useless machine and other kinetic objects.

Flickr Friday – Wormhole

Here is a picture from my favorites by Stephen Humpleby. This one is a Wormhole looking thing that has been light painted. I think I know how this was done so I want to give it a go myself.


YouTube Tuesday – 3Dsimo 3D Pen

3D printers are all over the news now even though we have been using them in industry for years. Here is a 3D printer in a pen called 3Dsimo. I don’t really know how useful it is but it might be a fun to play with or use for artistic endeavours.

Flickr Friday – My Light Painting First Attempt

I have noted in a couple of posts I have an interest in light painting. Sometime last year I did have a go after being inspired by some light painting spirography I saw on Digital Photography School (there’s Darren Rowse with the inspire part of his mantra again…it really does work). Here are a couple of the pictures I took.

Light Paint Spirography

Light Paint Spirography

Youtube Favorite – Erik Johansson: Impossible Photography

You may have seen some of Erik Johansson’s photography composites floating around the interwebs. In a video from TED, he discusses how he develops his ideas and turns them into a final image. It really is a mixture of photography and illustration which creates phenomenal results that will blow your mind. The tools he uses are readily available, and as he says, the only limit is one’s imagination. If only I had his vivid imagination!

Eric’s personal portfolio is available on his blog.