Outdoor light painting can be used for most types of photography and takes your photography to a professional level.
Light painting photography is a fun way to show your artistic side. There are many ways to use light painting in photography, from creative art to real estate photography. These outdoor light painting images were taken on a tripod with a long exposure. If you light paint in yourt photographs, you will need a long exposure and your camera will need to be on a tripod to avoid camera shake. When you are taking a long exposure image, it is okay to run in front of your camera quickly, as it will not detect you unless you are lit up by light.
Light painting with live subjects can be very difficult, as you are shooting with a long exposure. It is important for your model to stay extremely still and you may need to take a few shots to succeed.
Check out this Youtube video about how to light paint.
These outdoor light painting images were taken during blue hour. With the sky a royal blue color, lighting up your subject with a flashlight is the best way to make your subject pop.
Here are examples of real estate photography using outdoor light painting. In a competitive market, light painting both the interior and exterior of homes will get your skills noticed.
Check out my blog post on real estate photography.