How To Light Paint! Below is a wealth of information on Light Painting Tutorials, Techniques and Tools. Click on a link or an artist to see the light painting tutorials they have been kind enough to provide for the Light Painting Photography Community. It would be appreciated if you please let the artist know if the tutorial has helped you in some way and also please share how you used the information that they provided, a quick thank you email to the artist goes a long way! Also please check out the artist profiles and their websites for more information!
Light Painting Tutorials By Jason D. Page: Here you will find a number of different light painting tutorials created by Jason D. Page. There are tutorials for beginners showing the very basics of How To Light paint as well as more in-depth and advanced light painting tutorials for the professional Light Painter.
Light Painting Tutorials By Nocturne:Light Painting Tutorials by Nocturne that include how to create kinetic light paintings while driving at night. He also shows how to create smoke effects with wire wool, light stencils, orbs and light painted domes.
Light Painting DIY Tool Tutorials by Dana Maltby, a.k.a. TCB: Dana has created some of the most complex light paintings ever done and he has done it all with his own DIY Light Painting Tools. Here you will find tutorials to a few of the tools that Dana uses…
Light Painting Fire Tutorials by Van Elder Photography: In these detailed and dangerous Light Painting Photography Tutorials Darry from Van Elder Photography shows how to create a wall of fire and then takes it up a notch with fire Rain. Following all the safety information on Barry’s blog is advised…
Light Painting Tutorials by WEN-JIÉ YANG: These video tutorials are in French with English subtitles. There are a couple of light painting tutorials here that are good for beginners. The first is beginner light painting tutorial and the second shows how to create a smoke effect.
Refractograph Light Painting Tutorial by Rob Turney: I contacted Rob and asked how the F#@!??? He said if I stopped cursing at him he would put together a tutorial to show the rest of us how…. a few weeks later and boom, we have this gift from Rob! A detailed tutorial how to create Refractographs just like Rob and his inspiration Mr. Alan Jaras.
Spirojib Light Painting Tutorial by John Griffin: Johnny Griffin is know as a wizard in the light painting world and he creates some really awesome light painting tools! This invention of his is called the Spirojib. It is created from bike parts and can be used to create some complex geometric light painting patterns!
Dome Light Painting Tutorial by Andrew Whyte: Several years ago Light Painting Photograph Andrew Whyte posted his Dome Light Paintings up on Flickr and the light painting world was dumbfounded with how he created these seemingly complex geometric patterns. After keeping it under wraps for some time Andrew decided to share his technique with the world.
Lens Swap Light Painting Tutorial: Ahhhhh the art of the lens swap. This is the technique of literally changing out one lens for another during a single long exposure light painting. This light painting technique can create some of the most unique, fascinating and confusing perspectives…
Camera Rotation Light Painting Tutorial: In this light painting tutorial you will learn about the tools and techniques of the art of Camera Rotation. This light painting technique can be used to flip the world upside down and take seemingly mundane stationary lights and turn them into complex and mesmerizing images.
Light Painting Tutorials by: Jason D. Page
How to Light Paint using the Light Painting Brushes (Video):
Light Painting Tutorial, How To Light Paint Wings (Video)
Light Painting Tutorial, How to create a Light Man (Video)
Electric Orb Light Painting Tutorial (Video)
Spirographs and Physiogram Light Painting (Video)
On Camera Light Source, Light Drawing Tutorial (Video)
Off Camera Light Source, Light Painting Tutorial (Video)
Light Orb Techniques (Video)
Steel Wool Light Painting Tutorial (Video)
Custom White Balance (Video)
Omnidirectional Light Cap
Simple Orb Tool
Tutorials by: Nocturne
Tutorials by: Dana Maltby, a.k.a. TCB
Tutorials by: Van Elder Photography
Tutorials by: Wen-Jie Yang
Tutorials by: Andrew Whyte
Tutorials by: PIPS:LAB
Tutorials by: Rob Turney
Tutorials by: John Griffin
Collaboration Tutorials from various Light Painting Artists