Late Night At The Jack Cass Saloon: Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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 Late Night at the Jack Cass Saloon (4315)

Cowboy up! Pioneertown, California began as a Wild West motion picture set in the 1940s, with Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and others among the original developers and investors. The set was designed for the actors to live while using their homes in the movie. The Cisco Kid and many other Westerns were filmed here. Saloons, jails, banks, all the good stuff you need for a Western town.

This is a real photo taken at night. This evening, everything was illuminated by a big bright moon, an almost full moon, almost bright enough to read a book. And setting my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure made the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes on this already bright evening. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. The moon, which reflects light from the sun, also makes the sky bluer, and when the photo is a long exposure photo, the sky will appear brighter, making the blue more apparent. I illuminated the building with a handheld ProtoMachines LED2 flashlight while the camera shutter was open. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

I am fascinated with how a single long exposure photo can show movements and the cumulative effects of light in a single image, and fascinated with the stories and history that these locations hold. Thank you for reading this and looking at the image. -Ken

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Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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Singing Beneath The Stars: Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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 Singing Beneath The Stars (4504)

“I caught the happy virus last night
When I was out singing beneath the stars.
It is remarkably contagious –
So kiss me.”
~ Hafiz

The summer Milky Way in Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA.

This is a real photo taken at night. I set my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure, making the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. When the photo is a long exposure photo, the sky will appear brighter, making the blue more apparent. I illuminated the Joshua Trees with a hand-held ProtoMachines LED2 flashlight. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

I am fascinated with how a single long exposure photo can show cumulative effects of light in a single image. Thank you for reading this and looking at the image. -Ken

You are encouraged to “share”. Thanks!

Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod, Really Right Stuff BH-55 ballhead. 2016-09-02 23:20, 20 seconds, f/2.8, ISO 4000.

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Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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Night Is The Mother Of Thoughts: Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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 Night Is The Mother Of Thoughts (4532)

“Night is the mother of thoughts.”
— John Florio

The summer Milky Way in Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA.

This is a real photo taken at night. I set my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure, making the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

I am fascinated with how a single long exposure photo can show cumulative effects of light in a single image. Thank you for reading this and looking at the image. -Ken

You are encouraged to “share”. Thanks!

Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod, Really Right Stuff BH-55 ballhead. 2016-09-03 23:36, 20 seconds, f/2.8, ISO 4000.

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Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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Pluck The Stars: Milky Way Over Joshua Tree National Park

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 Pluck The Stars (4547)

The high tower is a hundred feet tall,
From here one’s hand could pluck the stars.
I do not dare to speak in a loud voice,
I fear to disturb the people in heaven.
~ Li Bai

A shooting star and the summer Milky Way over Cap Rock in Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA.

This is a real photo taken at night. I set my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure, making the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. I illuminated the Joshua Trees with a hand-held ProtoMachines LED2 flashlight. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

I am fascinated with how a single long exposure photo can show cumulative effects of light in a single image. Thank you for reading this and looking at the image. -Ken

You are encouraged to “share”. Thanks!

Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod, Really Right Stuff BH-55 ballhead. 2016-09-04 00:01, 20 seconds, f/2.8, ISO 4000.

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Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!

 

Deeper and Deeper Shades Of Night: Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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 Deeper and Deeper Shades Of Night (4554)
“The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night.”
― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

The summer Milky Way in Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA.

This is a real photo taken at night. I set my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure, making the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. I illuminated the Joshua Trees with a hand-held ProtoMachines LED2 flashlight. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

I am fascinated with how a single long exposure photo can show cumulative effects of light in a single image. Thank you for reading this and looking at the image. -Ken

You are encouraged to “share”. Thanks!

Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod, Really Right Stuff BH-55 ballhead. 2016-09-04 00:16, 20 seconds, f/2.8, ISO 4000.

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Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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El Pecho – Long Exposure Night Photo with Light Painting

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 El Pecho (4202)

It’s interesting to hear what people feel the rocks look like. What do you see? 2016-07-18 30s f/8 ISO 1600 with a Nikon D610/14-24mm f/2.8 lens. 2016-07-18

This is a real photo taken at night. This evening, everything was illuminated by a big bright moon, an almost full moon, almost bright enough to read a book. And setting my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure made the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes on this already bright evening. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. The moon, which reflects light from the sun, also makes the sky bluer, and when the photo is a long exposure photo, the sky will appear brighter, making the blue more apparent. I illuminated the rocky cliffs with a hand-held flashlight to bring out more depth. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

I am fascinated with how a single long exposure photo can show movements and the cumulative effects of light in a single image. Thank you for reading this and looking at the image. -Ken

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You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like), on 500px, or my Ken Lee Google+ Page. We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!

 

Photo: Samuelson’s Rocks (long exposure night photo with light painting, Joshua Tree National Park)

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Another fun mile-long walk in the dark of night across the desert to photograph this area, with some fascinating carved rocks left by a former miner and rancher in the 1920s. I am grateful to my handy GPS, and not so grateful for the cactus that nailed me on the return trip. 😀

John Samuelson was a miner and rancher for the Keys Ranch. In the 1920s, he built a cabin and began carving messages into the rocks nearby in what is now Joshua Tree National Park. He eventually moved to Los Angeles with his wife, where he then killed two people in Compton. He was declared insane, but later escaped from the hospital. Illuminated by a ProtoMachines LED2 flashlight and a full moon. 251 second exposure. The photo shows the movement of the stars over a long period of time, created by the movement of the earth. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. 😀

There are eight rocks with carvings on this hill. Yes, I found all eight.

~~~and now, my horrible Spanish!~~~

Otra diversión a pie por 2 km de largo en la oscuridad de la noche a través del desierto para fotografiar esta área, con algunas rocas talladas fascinantes dejados por un antiguo minero y ganadero en la década de 1920s. Agradezco a mi GPS, y no tan agradecido por los cactus que me clavó en el viaje de regreso. 😀

John Samuelson era un minero y ganadero para el Keys Ranch. En el 1920s, el construyó una cabina y comenzó a tallar los mensajes en las rocas cercanas. Con el tiempo se trasladó a Los Ángeles con su esposa, en la que luego mató a dos personas en Compton. Fue declarado loco, pero más tarde se escapó del hospital. Iluminado por una linterna LED 2 ProtoMachines y una luna llena. 251 segundos de exposición. Esta foto muestra el movimiento de las estrellas durante un largo período de tiempo, y se crea por el movimiento de la tierra. No es una creación de post-procesamiento. No hay píxeles fueron perjudicados en la creación de esta foto. 😀

Hay ocho rocas que tienen tallas en esta colina. Sí, he encontrado todo.

Ken Lee Photography
Joshua Tree National Park, CA, USA/EE.UU.

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