In the third segment of his popular Lightpainting series, Dave Black is out on location in the amazing Grand Teton National Park. Learn how to lightpaint entire landscapes that can include everything from man-made structures to flowing waterways and majestic vistas! Dave teaches you about the gear that you’ll need, how to find the optimal camera settings for your situation, the importance of doing a daytime site survey, and all along the way he shares tips and tricks that he has learned from over a decade of lightpainting.
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Join Dave on location in Grand Tetons National Park as he goes over the concepts that will be covered in this class.
From cameras to tripods to light sources, Dave covers it all.
Scouting your location in the daylight hours is helpful for looking for shooting angles, safety concerns, and getting yourself set up for a successful night time shoot.
With the sun having set, Dave is at the Moulton Barns on Mormon Row with the Teton range in the background getting set up for the first lightpainting.
Learn how to perform Dave's soft focus lightpainting technique.
A new location requires a new daytime site survey.
Every location brings its own set of characteristics, challenges, and beauty.
Schwabacher landing is along a waterway and includes a lot of obstacles to scout out and prepare for along with finding the best angles for your shoot.
Using a water element offers amazing opportunities for including reflections in your lightpainting.
There are a number of great vantage points along Schwabacher Landing and Dave has moved to a new location for a different lightpainting.
A little further down the river Dave has set up for the final shoot of the class, a little soft focus technique, and some closing thoughts about the process.
As a freelance photographer for over 30 years Dave's work has primarily centered on the sports industry for such publications as Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek and the award winning TV…