Playing with Fire: An Introduction to Light Painting

When I began submerging myself in photography on a regular basis, I joined numerous social media sites to gain inspiration and for an outlet to share my work. Through these social media sites, I noticed images incorporating various types of light painting.  At first glance, it didn’t quite strike me as something I would be interested in or want to attempt.  However, as I began to see it more and more I thought it could potentially add a different yet harmonious element to my photos.

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Steel wool test shot to see how long the flames would burn and to figure out the camera settings | 20 sec at f / 8.0, ISO 100 |

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