Tag: light painting
It is a great pleasure to announce this news. In the fall we were contacted by the European Energy Bureau about creating some custom light painting images to go with the release of the new European energy label. It proved to be a really fun project and you can see some of how they were used here. The press release for the new energy symbol is here.
First up was to make some light painting tool that would create something similar to the energy symbol the European Energy Bureau uses to grade various products on their energy efficiency.
We started with color matching the symbol
A 110 volt AC powered LED bar was used as the base light
The set up was powered with a portable lithium battery
A stencil was needed to create the arrow shapes in the energy symbol
The finished set up looking pretty crappy but it certainly did the job
Shooting various patterns on black would give ideal elements for them to overlay other photos.
As well as the above designs we created a variety of headers and banner images for their various SNS channels and website.
All in all a very fun project that we are proud to be a part of. For those who missed the links at the top of the article you can see how they were used here. The press release for the new energy symbol is here.more
We are pleased to announce another fall light painting seminar in Okinawa, Japan. The beginner course will be on December 10th and an advanced class on December 11th. To participate in the Advanced class you must have participated in one of our previous light painting seminars.more
We had a series of light painting workshops this past weekend down in Okinawa which were a huge success. LED Lenser Japan, Light Painting Brushes, and Lomography Japan supported the event with some great door prizes. I also owe a huge thank you to Chris Willson Photography.more
I am sure you are familiar with film camera king Lomography. They have been keeping film photography alive and well by producing cool film cameras and unique films to fill them with. We were contacted by them recently about working on some joint projects. I am not ready to release the full scope of the project just yet but here is a teaser.more
As many of you know, we hosted a light painting seminar in Okayama, Japan on September 27th. I hope we can continue this tradition for many more years!more
At certain times of the year lens fog and even ice can be a real problem when photography at night. Of course, this is going to vary depending on where in the world you are located, but here in Japan it is almost all year. Especially when the camera is left to time lapse the night sky.more
Just a quick post to show what can be done with just a flashlight at night. This requires no special technique really and more just a bright flashlight. We went for a night shoot at Kokubunji Temple in Okayama, Japan. There was a full moon high in the sky so not many stars are visible.more
OK, so this post is about a month late! Hey, we are busy people over here at tdubphoto! I recently did another weekend of light painting workshops which were held over the long weekend in October down in tropical Okinawa, Japan. This year was the fourth year in a row for the workshops.more
It comes with great pleasure to announce that I have become the official Japanese LED Lenser Ambassador! LED Lenser is the world leader in handheld torches and other products. They have started an Ambassador program with 7 Ambassadors spread across the globe.more
WHAT'S GOING ON...
We will be coming to Okinawa to look for photographers and videographers interested in making money through licensing their content through stock photography with iStock.
Come join us in tropical Okinawa, Japan for a weekend of Light Painting fun. You will learn techniques that will make you confident night shooter. There will even be door prizes!
LED Lenser makes the finest handheld torches on the planet. They have kindly supported what we do and have been a vital partner of ours. We have been using their lights since 2008 and are proud to be working closely with them.
We’ve been using DJI equipment professionally now since 2013, so we’re super excited to be working alongside them now to produce content. DJI make a range of drones and camera stabilizers that take our work to a higher level, both figuratively and literally.