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Remember this post? Well, I was reminded by SomeContrast to try it with a torch. The possibilities are endless with the different things you draw on an invisible board. It’s clearer than a clear canvas!  For the above photo I wrote God’s name in Arabic (Allah) and that has given me a nice idea for an original Ramadan e-card…

The image below has my daughter’s name, Noor, which rather conveniently means ‘light’.  Try it out.  Set your camera on a small aperture and a long shutter (on a tripod) and let your imagination move the torch!  Below is the fruit of my first attempt.


    • Sheroug
    • Posted 13 August 2009 at 1:52 am
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    I love it! A really great idea 🙂

  1. Nice idea! and a great e-card idea indeed!

    • 🙂 I will post it if I get round to doing it.

  2. Great Idea for a Ramadan Card ! Coincidentally I too posted about light painting last night… but with a difference 🙂

  3. Those look great and really fun to do!

    I really need to give it a try!

  4. Looks really cool! A very nice idea!

  5. Really nice idea!

    I want to try this !

    • Thanks again… Post when you try…

  6. Looks amazing. Thanks for sharing. I like them all, but i love the star on the dot of your daughter’s name. Brilliant.

  7. Brilliant.

  8. looks really beautiful 🙂

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