A DIY Light Bar for Long Exposure Photography

DIY light bar long exposure

I recently saw this DIY light bar on Reddit and it looks really cool for artistically controlling how much light your photographic subject received.  In this case it’s a car (a Tesla or some sort I believe).

The results of using selective lighting can be pretty spectacular as evidenced in the picture after the “read more” link.  What you see is actually a composition of five photos using this light painting technique.  The set of photos that it’s from claims that it will “take some time to perfect the technique.”  If that’s a poorly done photo, then I can only imagine what a “good” photo would look like. Continue reading