Taking Back Tipsters: Lightpainting Tips

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It's all about lightpainting this month, so if you're itching to create a lightpainting masterpiece using your favorite film cameras, we suggest that you take a look back at some published tipsters to inspire and guide you!

Credits: marlenes

My Belair X 6-12 Light Painting Party by marlenes

So, you’re one of the lucky owners of a sexy and spanking new Belair X 6-12, and have shot a number of rolls with it. But, have you tried shooting lightpaintings with Lomography’s newest medium format wonder? Why yes, you should definitely try it and take advantage of the Belair’s bulb mode! The tipster above by marlenes has some awesome tips, and equally awesome sample shots that will get you in the mood to try it!

Light Painting: Dancing in the Dark by susielomovitz

The lightpainting tipster above by susielomovitz is a favorite of many for several reasons: it’s detailed, has very helpful visuals, and promises great results! It’s a great reference if you want to do lightpainting that shows more light drawings instead of including people in your shots.

What to Avoid When Doing Light Painting by reiga

Interestingly, the tipster above by reiga tells us what we should NOT do instead of the usual what we should do. So, if you’re planning to try lightpainting with your favorite film camera, you might also want to learn more about the mistakes that you should avoid!

Doubles with Light Painting by saidseni

Yep, you’ve read it right—the tipster above by saidseni combines double exposures with lightpainting! It’s an amazing idea that doesn’t require a lot to do, so head over to the tipster to find out how you can do it!

Commitment To Sparkle Motion: Sparkler Portraits and Light Painting by lomo-camkage

Last but not the least is another awesome tipster by lomo-camkage telling us how to take portraits with lightpaintings using sparklers. These teeny fireworks are perfect for spicing up photos for all occasions, so if you’re looking for ways to make your portraits and other photographs interesting, this tipster may be for you!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-02-13 in #gear #tipster #long-exposure #tips #taking-back-tipsters-series #lomography #tutorials #lightpainting

2 Comments

  1. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Wow! My tipster among such great articles, thanks a lot! :)

  2. xgitte
    xgitte ·

    bookmarking this page!

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