If, as a kid, you were told off because of your bad handwriting and, as an adult, this problem got worse… this tipster is for you!
Light-painting is a lot of fun and the results are usually awesome, as long as we know how to do it.
For me it’s not hard to paint abstract drawings:
But when I want to make a specific drawing or write words, I normally get these things:
So thinking and thinking, I designed this tipster to print words and drawings on a pic so that they would be noticeable.
a cardboard box; I used a shoe box and another one a bit bigger, but I don’t recommend using very big boxes
a lamp, or, at least, a cable for lamps with a switch and a base (one moment of silence for my lamp, that died in the making of this tipster, leaving me with its cable in bequest) and its corresponding bulb
dark sheets of paper for writing (black cardboard would be OK too) and light sheets of paper for the background
What we’ll do:
draw in the dark sheet the word of design that we want and cut it out
put the lamp cable inside the box, leaving it open
put a light colored sheet on the box and then the dark sheet with the design
close the blinds, turn off the lights… et voilà!
I took the instant pics with the LC-A+ set in 100 ISO and the doubles with postcards with the La Sardina in bulb mode and a exposure time of one second. As you see, I even dared to make a fake bokeh putting the camera closer and further and defocusing.
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