Light Painting

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© Tom Piorkowski
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 11, 2009
TakenOctober 11, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure92 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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I took this picture by hanging a pen light pointing downwards, from the ceiling, using a string in a dark room.

I gave the pen light a spin, and, here’s the result.

16 responses

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    Awesome. So perfect.

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2009):


  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    WOW!!!!!! Tom, this is absolutely incredible!!!!! Positively brilliant!!!!!

  • s w

    s w gave props (12 Oct 2009):

    Wow incredible capture! And INSPIRING! Very nicely done

  • Leslie Bahr

    Leslie Bahr (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2009):

    So simple, so gorgeous.

  • Sue Alle

    Sue Alle (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2009):

    This is fantastic - like spin art!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (17 Oct 2009):

    Great idea, lovely elipse..Perfect. dp

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (19 Oct 2009):

    This is very likely the best entry I've seen for the theme, Tom. It's a spectacular image. R

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (25 Oct 2009):

    How did you manage this spirograph precision?????????????

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (1 Nov 2009):

    I wondered how you got it so perfect. Looks almost like a nautilus shell. Beautiful image Tom.

  • Ana Magalhaes

    Ana Magalhaes (Deleted) said (15 Feb 2010):

    This is SOOOO aperfect!! How did you manage it?!

  • John Coleman

    John Coleman gave props (2 Mar 2010):

    Great result.

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (3 Mar 2010):

    How fantastic is this?! Great work!

  • Christopher murray

    Christopher murray said (3 Jun 2010):

    The pic is great but the thought leading up to it is even better! keep shooting look forward to seeing your future work, and keep an eye on me too. It only gets better from here!

  • nils carlson

    nils carlson said (4 Oct 2010):

    What a fantastic idea:)

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (1 Oct 2014):

    Beautiful abstract!

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