Light Doodles: The Art of Light Drawing Photography | Stuart Nafey | Skillshare

Light Doodles: The Art of Light Drawing Photography

Stuart Nafey, Photographer

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17 Videos (1h 9m)
    • Light Doodles Intro

      2:01
    • Definitions

      0:50
    • Your Project

      1:24
    • About Long Exposure

      1:13
    • Camera Equipment

      1:06
    • Shutter Speed

      1:55
    • Aperture

      0:58
    • ISO

      0:53
    • Focus Challenges

      2:40
    • Long Exposure Noise Reduction

      2:40
    • Light Tools

      6:31
    • Light Drawing Demonstration

      9:06
    • Light Painting Demonstration

      6:11
    • Combining techniques

      3:48
    • Editing

      20:26
    • Other Examples

      5:34
    • Final thoughts

      1:39

About This Class

Light drawing utilizes long exposure photography and multi-colored lights to create unique and artistic photographs.

This class defines the art, describes the camera and lighting equipment needed, reviews the camera settings, steps you through several light drawing examples and demonstrates post production editing.

For your project, you will create your own light paintings, upload them and discuss your process with other students.

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Stuart Nafey

Photographer

Stuart Nafey is a Half Moon Bay, CA photographer that searches for unique perspectives of the world around us. A photographer all his life, he learned the art from his father. Digital cameras and computers have brought new life to his work.

He collaborates with sketch artist Lori Stotko to create unusual long exposure light painted drawings.

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