Tube light-painting photography tutorial: drawing shapes! – #117

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You guys are in charge of what tutorials we make! This one has been requested so many times over the last years and I hope it’s going to clarify everything about the basic light-painting shapes we do. I’ll publish a blog post later this afternoon.

If this is new for you, here’s where to go next:

1- About the tubes:
2- The perfect camera settings:
3- Camera setup and focus:
4- Making perfect circles:

My gear:

Tiny tubes winner: Juan Carlos Labarca, Chile!

— About the Tube Stories
We are Kim Henry and Eric Paré. We are a dancer/photographer duo making our way using a tube, a feather, and a flashlight. Everything we do is lit by hand, one frame at a time. Light-painting for us is a lifestyle, and this is what we share with our audience. The purpose of the Tube Stories is to bring a brighter and more colorful night to whoever is going to cross our path. Our work has been presented on the BBC, CNN, MTV, VICE, TEDx and much more.

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