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1 January 2010

Photography: Light-Painting with help of a robot.

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Long exposure light-drawing or “light-painting photography has become pretty popular lately. We see images pop up all the time that look pretty cool. Most of the time people do it by lights in their hand and setup camera onto long exposure. But this project shows what happens if an engineer gets into light-painting. Nils Völker wasn’t feeling very artistic so he made himself a robot. With light at is top the robots makes pattern which are captured on long-exposure. Of course the patterns are pre-defined which can be changed through programming. Continue reading

29 August 2009

Photography: High-Speed Photography using Microphone

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In this project a microphone is used to activate flash, creating immense time-critical photographs. He uses sound activity as a trigger, by setting microphone under a tin sheet. The water drops on tin sheet creates a sound and hence ends up triggering the strobe. Simple idea in electronics but goes a long way in photography. Continue reading