This is my Pixelstick!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 8 November 2013

Initial reaction after seeing this video: SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!. Steve McGuigan and Duncan Frazier of Brooklyn-based BitBanger Labs have designed something like the Excalibur of all light painting gadget. This gadget is called Pixelstick and it adds photoreal images, abstract designs, and animation to all your exposure photos and timelapse. It reads […]

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Light paintings of a MacBook and its electromagnetic field

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 10 July 2013

The Apple Macbook has an electromagnetic field, and two designers from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, Luke Sturgeon and Shamik Ray went on to create some beautiful light paintings to represent it. It’s pretty as well as ghastly.

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Light trails from wakeboarders in action

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 16 April 2013

Light-painting photographer Patrick Rochon was recently commissioned by Red Bull Illume and Snap! Orlando to craft a series of crazily beautiful long-exposure photographs showing the light trails left behind by wakeboarders in action. Basically the wakeboarders did their thing, but with LCD lights strapped to their boards. These are mesmerizing.

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Photos by blind photographer Sonia Soberats

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By Francis Andrews in New Photography on Friday 21 September 2012

The work of the blind photographer, Sonia Soberats, is simply mind-blowing. The New York Times Lens blog did a recent profile of the 77-year-old in which she explains how she only began photography classes in 2001, a decade after she lost her sight.

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Remarkable light paintings by Janne Parvainen

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By Saad Moosajee in New Photography on Tuesday 28 August 2012

Janne Parviainen is an artist who seems to be ignoring the norms and boundaries of his medium. His latest series of photographs features light painting at a level that will stun enthusiasts and casual viewers of the medium. Parviainen is clearly aware of the reactions his work is causing, as most of his photographs on Flickr have ‘straight from the camera’ included in the description.

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Rashad Alakbarov creates artwork from shadows

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By Jo Bradford in New Art on Thursday 26 January 2012

The term ‘painting with light‘ can encompass many different types of art, but this is a new twist on the idea of making art with light and shadow.

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Prendergast’s Lucky Light-Paint video

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By Jo Bradford in Video on Wednesday 11 January 2012

Lost At E Minor readers are no strangers to Darcy Prendergast’s animation company, OH YEAH WOW, and their work with the band All India Radio. Their film for Lucky by All India Radio was their first light painting collaboration. It involves a painstaking animation technique: ‘painting the air’ with glow sticks, usually taking a whole […]

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Light Painting in PBS Arts’ Off Book art series

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By Heath Fradkoff in Video on Saturday 30 July 2011

Off Book, the new PBS Arts web series focused on on experimental and non-traditional art, kicks off with a great piece on Light Painting. Harkening back to founders of modern photography, like Man Ray, today’s light painters push digital imagery to its limits. The piece features modern artists, Aurora Crowley and Patrick Rochon, as they […]

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