In this lesson we’ll be exploring some basic techniques for painting with light. These famous images by Gjon Mili of Picasso will be our initial inspiration and we’ll be attempting to recreate this type of shot using mini torches and off camera flash. What other tools will we need?
For homework, I’d like you to continue experimenting with light painting at home using whatever tools you have available. Here’s a great little video, one of many you can find online, of a group of young photographers having fun with light painting in the urban landscape: