Dave Black follows up his popular lightpainting class, Painting With Light: A Unique Approach, with 8 new lessons on how to lightpaint live models. He’ll show you all the gear you need and all the steps required to create lightpainted photographs that are truly out of this world. Lightpainting posed models comes with its own unique challenges and Dave teaches you how to keep your models engaged and comfortable so you can avoid common mistakes and go on to create stunning one of a kind photographs.
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Join Dave as he goes over the flow of the class, as well as the gear he will be using.
This process involves a lot of experimentation to get everything illuminated the way you want as you learn from your previous efforts. It is important to ensure your model is comfortable and understands the need to remain perfectly still throughout the exposure.
Dave continues working with Brittany to achieve a single exposure lightpainting that has all the elements illuminated to perfection. He'll then move on to introducing the concept of soft focus light painting.
Wrapping up the shoot with Brittany, Dave demonstrates some common lightpainting mistakes and discusses how to avoid them.
Dave takes things up a notch with a lightpainting of a rock musician in a warehouse setting. With a larger scene and more elements to light, a longer exposure time is required to get everything illuminated.
Continued experimentation with lightpainting the scene allows you to see what happens as you try different things and work toward to the final exposure.
The final location takes you inside an auto body shop for a lightpainting on location with a live model and an antique Chevy Deluxe.
Continuing with the auto body shot, Dave introduces a new character that adds new life to the image.
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…