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BTW, does anyone know where to get boots with built-in heaters? Asking for a friend.

Try these with a 5V 4×18650 chinese powerpack. Keeps em warm for hours budget style. Works like a charm (tested them overnight in -10 C)

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ToyKeeper wrote:

BTW, does anyone know where to get boots with built-in heaters? Asking for a friend.

Im guessing this friend was in australia d:

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Beautiful photo stephenk Thumbs Up
Do you have more like that somewhere online for me to look?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenk1977/albums/72157654803029354
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Awesome!
Those bands of light, very nice
Can you start a topic how to do these things?
It is amazing how long the waving bands are, so beautiful! Wanna try this at home Big Smile

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XXX-Man wrote:
Beautiful photo stephenk Thumbs Up Do you have more like that somewhere online for me to look?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenk1977/albums/72157654803029354

Beautiful! Lots of creative ideas with great photography skills!
Some look like HDR + light painting? (how can it be though?)

Would you show us all your painting lights and gear?

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Those light painting pictures make me want to finish my rainbow saber and get a camera capable of longer exposures. I wonder if I could get it working before the Q8 shows up…

Also, +1 what he said:

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Nice pictures Stephenk. You have a real talent for making light art. Thumbs Up
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Nice pictures Stephenk. You have a real talent for making light art. Thumbs Up

 

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I am just into the dark arts, dont need no light other than what mother nature provide.

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stephenk wrote:
XXX-Man wrote:
Beautiful photo stephenk Thumbs Up
Do you have more like that somewhere online for me to look?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenk1977/albums/72157654803029354
Thanks for the link stephenk, those pictutes just look amazing!
+ about 500 to the positive comments of others before me! . Thumbs Up
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sparkyDK wrote:
I … dont need no light other than what mother nature provide.


I think you’ve wandered into the wrong forum, buddy.
Them’s fightin’ words ‘round these parts.



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Thanks for all the comments.

The Miller wrote:
Awesome!
Those bands of light, very nice
Can you start a topic how to do these things?
It is amazing how long the waving bands are, so beautiful! Wanna try this at home Big Smile

I’ll start a topic as soon as I get the chance on light painting overview and tips.
Need to start and finish my overdue Nitecore NU30 vs NU20 CRI video review first.
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XXX-Man wrote:
Beautiful photo stephenk Thumbs Up Do you have more like that somewhere online for me to look?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenk1977/albums/72157654803029354

Beautiful! Lots of creative ideas with great photography skills!
Some look like HDR + light painting? (how can it be though?)

Would you show us all your painting lights and gear?


I post process from single RAW exposures in Lightroom. So not really true HDR, but often post processed to maximise dynamic range. I’ll talk about exposures, post processing, and gear when I get around to writing a dedicated thread on it.
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Well i do need a good flashlight mother nature or not, some times i take pictures in really dark places and those i cant find without a flashlight.
Often quite hard to figure out where i left the Nikon Dslr on the tripod, long exposure times mean i myself and my mind can wander off while the camera do its thing.

No photo post processing going on here, never have never will.

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XXX-Man wrote:
Beautiful photo stephenk Thumbs Up
Do you have more like that somewhere online for me to look?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenk1977/albums/72157654803029354

WOW! Lots of beautiful photos there!
Found a source for my wallpapers Big Smile

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Yes, fantastic stuff stephenk!

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XXX-Man wrote:
Beautiful photo stephenk Thumbs Up Do you have more like that somewhere online for me to look?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephenk1977/albums/72157654803029354

OMG this stuff is top notch. I’m really interested in how you created the “blue fog” effect on some of the pictures.

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I have a feeling the blue fog are a LED mesh like the ones you drape over stuff at x-mas that is being pulled along the ground

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No that’s not it i think now, like politicians say you have a stand until you take a new one.
It cant be a mesh as that would create a much more massive appearance of the “fog”

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The blue fog on the stairs is now my background photo. I’m also curious as to how it is generated

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I’m guessing the blue fog is el-wire that is just wiggled around on the ground.

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The blue fog on the stairs is now my background photo. I’m also curious as to how it is generated

The effect is created by waving around a cool white EL wire. Purchased from GearBest, and cut down to 2m in length.
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I assume its a dual take, or 2 photos overlaid ?

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When they have something they will be forthcoming.

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It is forthcoming:

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sparkyDK wrote:
I assume its a dual take, or 2 photos overlaid ?

No. I only use single exposures. Balancing the exposure is the tricky bit! No Photoshop, only adjustments in Lightroom. The EXIF data is viewable if you are interested.
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When they have something they will be forthcoming.

 

So I shouldn't ask?

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BrianK wrote:
When they have something they will be forthcoming.

 


So I shouldn’t ask?

Of course you can ask! But now you know the answer if you feel like asking at a later date.

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BrianK wrote:
When they have something they will be forthcoming.
So I shouldn’t ask?
Of course you can ask! But now you know the answer if you feel like asking at a later date.
Heck yeah… ask away. Thumbs Up .. If you have any good “off topic” chatter or info throw that in too. It has been pretty dead on the thread the last few days. Shocked
We gotta keep the post count up ya’ know….. Big Smile

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