Solid Light by Jadikan

A few years ago I met Jadikan at an art show, we were talking about light painting when he pulled me into a back room to show me a secret project he was working on. Jadikan showed me this ancient looking contraption that was like a wooden version of a Viewmaster toy I had when I was a kid. This old contraption turned out to be a stereoscopic … [Read More...]


Location-Based Light Painting

When you snap a photo on a GPS enabled device such as a fancy camera or smart phone you (knowingly or unknowingly) add a little piece of information into the metadata, the latitude and longitude coordinates. This can be great for things like location scouting or even tracking terrorist... Phillip Schmitt, who is way smarter than most people, … [Read More...]


August 2014 Light Painting Contest Entries

Here are the entries for the August 2014 light painting photography contest. Everyone PLEASE VOTE in the comments section of this page to pick your top 3 images, the images all have a number in the title (EXAMPLE… IF ONE OF YOUR FAVORITES IS THE IMAGE TITLED “August 2014 Light Painting Contest 03″ THEN YOU SHOULD PUT THE NUMBER 3 AS ONE OF YOUR … [Read More...]


Light Painting Photography Website Status Update

Over the next few weeks I will be slacking on updating the Light Painting Photography website. Some of you may have noticed the lack of new articles and this is not because of a lack of love for light painting or because there isn't that much going on, the opposite is true… I do apologize for the lack of new posts recently, however I am working on … [Read More...]

2. Westwood - self portrait 1977

Welcome Susan Sims-Hillbrand

I would like to officially welcome Susan Sims-Hillbrand to the Light Painting Photography website. Susan has been creating her light painting work or "Penlights" since 1977! Please check out her full profile HERE to see more of her work and read all about Susan's light painting history!   … [Read More...]