Creating your first Light Painting can feel a bit intimidating. I’ve read most of the blog posts and done many of the courses, but what I found is that creating a Light Painting in the methods currently out there are more complex then they have to be. In this article, I’ll be showing you how to create a beautiful Light Painting in 3 easy steps.
Step 1: Picking the RIGHT Photograph.
Darkness is your friend when it comes to picking the right photo for a Light Painting. Take some time before you select a photo. A dark contrast will allows you to manipulate the image (as can be seen above) and add your personality to it.