Miguel de Sá

Smartphone Light Painting Photography

As we can do a long exposure on a smartphone is really easy to transit to a Light Painting Photography on an android or iPhone. This video tutorial is used a new OnePlus 5 phone, that it has a “Pro mode” camera or the mode that have manual exposure and it can shoot in RAW, a real help for editing after.

Light Painting photo was taken on OnePlus 5 on this tutorial

Attention, this is not a video review of the OnePlus 5 camera, but its a really good camera! Here is one more example from my friend’s Instagram, it’s also a light painting photo:

Many new smartphones cameras now have the “Manual” or “Pro” features that enable full manual exposure control necessarily for light painting (if your’s don’t have, use this app download app here) Here one more example of my LG G5 that was posted on my friend Instagram:

«The word “photography” was created from the Greek roots φωτός (phōtos), genitive of φῶς (phōs), “light”[2] and γραφή (graphé) “representation by means of lines” or “drawing”,[3] together meaning “drawing with light” » (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photography) in this explanation, light painting technique is one of the art from photography that is more close to his origin word definition.

The next photo was taken whit a traditional camera, as so the red lights were made with the phone screen all in red (link to de app here)

Snapseed:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.niksoftware.snapseed

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