Patrick Rochon on Creating Mesmerizing Light Painting Photos


All images by Patrick Rochon. Used with permission.

Photographer Patrick Rochon has been creating light paintings for years that have kept us amazed; he’s shot for Red Bull, shot cars, models and even came out with his own lighting tools. The tools received a bit of an update and as we’ve always said: it’s not about the tools, it’s how you use them. While that applies lots of things, Patrick’s newest Kata tool is what he uses to create his specific vision.

While the tools are highly capable, we talked to Patrick about creativity when it comes to light painting.

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Five Roller Bags for the Multimedia Photographer

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Multimedia has changed how I shoot. It’s also changed how I market and promote my work and myself. It’s resulted in changes to my workflow including the downloading, cataloging and editing of gigabytes and terabytes of digital still and movie files.

However, one of the most practical changes has been how to carry the additional equipment I need to produce multimedia. Along with the cameras and lenses, I now have to include space for a laptop, microphones, audio recorders, XLR cables, focusing rigs, LCD monitors, AC adapters, extra batteries and more. Suddenly that spacious photo backpack that was adequate for my still work was no longer viable.

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Manfrotto & Kata Introduce Series Of New D-Light Camera Bags

Manfrotto and Kata have just introduced a whole slew of new camera bags. If you’re a fan of bags with a high usability factor, you will surely find one that’s to your liking in Kata’s new D-Light lineup. Starting from small shoulder bags over medium-sized waistpacks up to full-size rucksack bags, the new D-Light collection has something to offer for every taste.
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