Time lapse light sculptures

time_lapse_light_sculptures

[Jared] sent us a feature he posted involving time-lapse photography and an LED. Using a custom built aparatus an LED is moved on two axis’ during a long exposure of around thirty seconds. The frame is wood and PVC with two gearhead motors powered by AA batteries to provide the locomotion. The LED is powered by a 3v button cell and automatically transitions through different colors.

6 thoughts on “Time lapse light sculptures

  1. This one is pretty simple but can easily expand into a more powerful hack. He could (for example) create a computer simulator that given the motors speed, create a pre-visualization of what the long exposure image would be.

    @Drew G

    Indeed

  2. The plural of axis is “axes”.

    As a general rule for difficult words, using an apostrophe in a plural is always wrong.

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