how to : light painting

Most light painting is done at night when the background is really dark so for the first of my how to series I thought I would share how to create a light painting photograph in which you can also see the background.  I have included how to do this both on an SLR or similar and on a iPhone via an app. LIGHT PAINTING WITH AN SLR (via the easiest way possible) You will need: SLR, tripod, cable release, dark clothing and a very strong torch. (To get this effect it is best to photograph your scene just after sunset, there will …