Camera Rotation Photography Tutorial



In this Camera Rotation Photography Tutorial I show you how to turn the ordinary into something extraordinary using long exposure photography and camera rotation. The tool that I used to create the camera rotations in this light painting tutorial was the Neewer 360 Panoramic Tripod Gimbal. This is a light painting photography technique with endless possibilities. If you have OCD with symmetry finding the center axis point might drive you a little bit bonkers but keep in mind that imperfect is sometimes perfect. ENJOY.

Here are the links to what I used if you want to build your own Camera Rotation Tool:
Gimbal: https://amzn.to/2LZFTnO
Hot Shoe Phone Holder: https://amzn.to/3u3Axsz
Tripod: https://amzn.to/37iDzj4

Tips to keep in mind:
1. Flip out your live view screen before putting the camera on the gimbal.
2. Make sure everything is screwed down tight!
3. Find your center axis rotation point and mark it on your gimbal, keep in mind your center point will likely change if you change lenses.
4. Most of the time imperfect is perfect.
5. HAVE FUN.

What to lear more about Camera Rotation Photography check out this tutorial here: https://lightpaintingphotography.com/light-painting-tutorials/camera-rotation-light-painting-tutorial/

Here are just a few artists to check out that have done great things with camera rotation photography:
https://www.instagram.com/fade_to_black_light_art/
https://www.instagram.com/fastchrisuk/
https://www.facebook.com/julsboo/

https://www.instagram.com/hackthelight/
https://www.instagram.com/jedii_lp/

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