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Light Painting Workshop


This coming Sunday (07/11/2010) I’m running a light painting workshop for North Lanarkshire Council at the Summerlee Photomedia Studio in Coatbridge. The cost is £15 – some places are still available. To book, call David Peace on 01236 638463 or click the link below.

Painting with Light




DIY Radio Shutter Release

 As I’m primarily a lightpainter, I do a lot of work in dark studios, and as a result, trip over things a lot. In an effort to reduce this laughter-inducing behaviour I built a radio shutter release for my camera. My models are now less entertained, but I’m that little bit more efficient, and slightly less bruised. Click the link below for construction details.

DIY Radio Shutter Release




Lightpainting Tutorial

I’ve been meaning to write up a lightpainting tutorial for a while now, but didn’t really think it was worthwhile without some behind-the-scenes example shots – so when I was in the studio shooting this image of Jay last Friday, I took some. Click on the image or the banner above to view.




5×4 Processing

Paterson Orbital Processor Mod

I’ve been experimenting with different systems for processing 5×4 sheet film, so decided to start keeping some notes. First up is a small modification to my Paterson Orbital Processor to allow the anti-halation backing to wash off when processing sheet film.