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Depiction of Rays


Light rays change direction when they reflect off a surface, move from one transparent medium into another, or travel through a medium whose composition is continuously changing.

THE GATEWAY : Towards void-verse.

Various light sources moving over the image produce different effects which could be used artistically.Light is an electromagnetic wave, and rays are the straight line routes followed by narrow beams of light that carry light energy. Although the direction of light can be modified by reflection or refraction, it always travels in straight lines.

THE PARALLEL DOOR : Infinite power from the multi-verse.

Photographers can use long exposure techniques to capture beautiful images.
achieve effects that would be impossible to achieve with
regular or high shutter speeds. Light painting is a technique that involves moving a light source, such as a flashlight, laser, or glow stick, to produce different shapes.

DTFO : Dab The Fun Out.

Tube Painting refers to the technique of painting with a tube. The technique of catching the light coming from heavy traffic, known as light trails, depicts the frantic pace of life in cities. Distinct sources of light moving over the image provide different effects that can be used creatively.

RUSH : The road to success is rarely free of traffic jams.

This chapter “Depiction of Rays” focuses further into the above-mentioned concepts. When light travels in a precise path beside an exposed shutter, it can produce artistic images.

All the photos and text in this post are copyright of Adarsh V, Kannur, Kerala, Creative Hut Institute of Photography.Their reproduction, full or part, is forbidden without the explicit approval of the rightful owners.

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