Painted with Light

© Susan Fox

Painted with Light

Uploaded: October 24, 2007 13:28:53


October 24, 2007

Magnificent lighting and great composition. Very impressive. #770010

Steve Owen level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Beautifully done! #4972981

Deb Koskovich October 24, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous -- so artistic. Whatever Marie taught you, you learned it well! #4973334

Linda M. Walker October 24, 2007

What an exceptionally beautiful image! WOW #4973549

Susan Fox October 24, 2007

Thank you Judith, Steve, Deb and Linda!

The technique is not too hard. Set your still life up, choose Bulb for shutter speed, set the focus and put on manual focus. Then turn off all the lights (make sure the room is really dark)

Use a pen light to move around the scene while holding the shutter open. It will take a few tries to get the right shutter time.


Colette M. Metcalf October 24, 2007

Beautiful image, Susan!!! #4973931

Cathy Kovarik level-classic October 24, 2007

Beautiful! #4974088

Susan Fox October 25, 2007

Thank you Colette and Cathy :-) #4978501

Sherry L. Davis October 25, 2007

Gorgeous, Susan! Great work!!! #4979320

Susan Fox October 26, 2007

Thank you Sherry :-) #4987960

October 29, 2007

I've been wanting to try this! I love the result you got with that simple composition of three pears. #4999285

Susan Fox October 29, 2007

Thank you Nancy :-) #5001370

Susan T. Evans level-classic October 30, 2007

This is awesome too Susan!!! #5006365

Sharon Day level-classic October 31, 2007

Wow, I love this!!! Now you have to explain to me LOL. Great job, Susan!! #5011913

Susan Fox October 31, 2007

Thank you Susan and Sharon :-)

Sharon, I'll email you the step by step set up #5012025

Dr Silly level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations Sue and your wonderful finalist. :O)

Colleen Farrell November 26, 2007

Fantastic work, Susan!! Just awesome. Big congrats on another stellar finalist! #5127755

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 26, 2007

Just a beautiful still life, Susan. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round.

anonymous November 26, 2007

Congratulations Susan on your fantastic finalist! B- #5128491

Wayne T. Fisk November 26, 2007

I like this one very much!. Very innovative!
Wayne #5129045

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. #5129424

Steven E. Ray November 26, 2007

I especially like this one... whereas this is the only time you can say three are still a pear (pair) :) Congratulations! #5129696

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 26, 2007

Creative and beautiful, great feel to this finalist Susan! Congratulations! #5129993

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 26, 2007

What a beauty! The pears look fantastic; great color on them, and a wonderful pairing with the fabric. I may just have to give the technique a try sometime... Congratulations! #5130042

Anna Diederich November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Susan! #5130550

Susan Fox November 26, 2007

Thanks everyone for all the congrats :-) #5130612

Lynn Haack November 26, 2007

I really love this amazing beautiful and rich. The lighting is perfect...the colors are so well saturated and inviting. A BIG congrats on this inspiring finalist!! Lynn #5130873

Don Chen November 26, 2007

This is one of my favorite still life pictures. Congratulations! #5131637

Cesar J. La Rosa November 26, 2007

WOW!!! This one is just BEAUTIFUL, Susan!!! Big Congratulations on your well-deserved Finalist!!!
Cesar #5132743

Katarina Mansson November 27, 2007

Gorgeous setup, light and color scale. Just added it to my favorites. Congratulations on the finalist (I think we will see it again...)! #5133987

Judith G. Secco November 27, 2007

Wonderful image! congratulations. #5134098

Emily E. Bem November 27, 2007

The colour is soooooooooooo RICH! Congrats on this beautiful finalist.....and the other three too!!! :))))))))))))))))) It's good to see you are appreciated here! #5134773

Susan Fox November 27, 2007

Thank you Emily, Judith, Katarina, Cesar, Don and Lynn :-) #5134833

Gail Vitikacs level-classic November 27, 2007

Beautiful work...CONGRATULATIONS! #5134906

Melissa Malisia November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist, Susan!! :) #5136068

Corinne M. Thompson November 27, 2007

Whatever you's a fantastic image! Congrats on your Finalist! #5136527

Carol Teal November 27, 2007

LOL @ Steven R (3 are still a pear) Very beautiful lighting Susan! Congrats on your finalist! #5139779

Susan Fox November 28, 2007

Thank you all so much :-) #5143558

Mitch Spence level-classic November 30, 2007

Congratulations, Susan. A most interesting technique. #5153553

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