Vimeo Video School has a wealth of video lessons, such as how to paint with light. So how do you do it? The way you accomplish your light painting will depend on what you want to do. If you’re just staying in one place and capturing a series of photos, you can simply take prolonged exposures with your camera and paint with a flashlight like it’s a paintbrush. As you might imagine, this can take a lot of planning. Sometimes it helps to draw out what you want to do first so you’re prepared when you’re actually taking the photo (or series of photos for a video). Here’s an overview of the entire process:

How to Paint with Light

For more information, including specific camera settings to be aware of, visit the full Lesson on Vimeo Video School.

How to Paint with LightPainting with Light | Vimeo Video School

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