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WAITING FOR THE MUSIC

By hobbo
This study came about during my first venture into ....Painting With Light......during which the tripod fixed camera is used in the dark and the only light source is a powerful torch:

I had to take a whole series of shots before I got rid of complete White Outs or Black Outs....the whole procedure is a balancing act between Shutter Speeds and Exposure times....my EXIF will give you my settings for this shot:

Before commencing I had read about, then watched YouTube videos od the technique....a very interesting ne, especially now that the nights are drawing in:

I learned that I might have to mask the very powerful Daylight-bright beam of my current torch with a mask....or...buy a smaller penlight version:

It was all good fun and a very steep learning curve:

Give it a go:

Hobbo

Tags: Painting with light Lighting Flash and lighting EXPERIMENTAL LIGHTING

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Jat_Riski 8 87 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 10:05AM
Beautiful shot.

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4 Sep 2012 10:14AM
Awesome shot x
RLF Plus
6 17 4 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 10:19AM
Fantastic shot with super lighting.
My grandchildren like it too...looks like they're about to wake up!Grin
Wonderful
I have not tried this but guessed it was a torch for the lighting before I read your notes.
You could try and get the centre of the light on the head.
Well done WesternRed.
Tibetan 4 3 England
26 Oct 2012 4:55PM
I think you did exceptionally well, makes a very appealing photo, nice one like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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