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Long Exposure Light Painting, MIT-style


Here’s a long exposure light painting tutorial by a couple MIT Media Lab students. In addition to teaching the basics of the technique, they also show off a robot arm that they programmed to do extremely precise light painting photos and animations.


 
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  • Charles Saulters

    I appreciate the work that they put in to make this video and that they so clearly explained some of the core concepts behind light painting.

  • Kyidyl

    This was really cool, I want to go try out the bouncy ball one…

  • Kyidyl

    This was really cool, I want to go try out the bouncy ball one…

  • Sebastian Merchel

    Try light painting yourself using your WEBCAM: http://www.mylightpainting.com. You could also use your mobile phone as light source. Become creative and have fun! =)