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Denis Smith

Sharing my passion for Light Painting with the world. Peace. Proud Olympus Visionary

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The Ball of Light On fire! www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Ball of Light - 600,000,000 years The sedimentary layers in this image were laid down, in ancient oceans, 600,000,000 years ago. Brachina Gorge, in the Flinders Ranges, is amongst the oldest exposed rock on planet earth. When you lean against it, rub your hands across it, you are reaching far back. Humans have been on the earth, in “civilised” form, for merely 100,000 years. When we have eliminated ourselves from this place, the rock will remain, perhaps for the next group of wandering souls. The Flinders Ranges always make me feel insignificant, and that is an incredibly powerful and humbling emotion, if you truly let it embrace you. Peace, Denis www.balloflight.com.au --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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!!STEEL WOOL SAFETY!! Using steel wool in your light painting can (on rare occasions) look cool. I very rarely incorporate it into my photography. If you choose to, these are MUST FOLLOW rules. Australia is an astronomically dry country where bushfires kill humans and animals regularly. I fear we are only a summer away from someone causing a death because of steel wool. Never use steel wool around dry areas. The beach is the best place. NEVER use steel wool around dry old buildings, there have been situations globally where very special buildings and other structures have been destroyed by dicks with wool. Steel wool also can harm other humans, it is little bits of molten metal flying through the air. GENERAL RULE OF THUMB, don’t be a dick! And, try and be a bit creative with your steel wool please, like all light painting, being lazy makes for shit images. STAY SAFE! Peace Denis.

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Ball of Light - Companionship Heading back to the flinders with a great crew in a few weeks. This place is so special, so real. Olympus EM1mk2 121seconds of magic. @olympus_au www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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How proud am I today! My amazing wife Kyrie and I have been working so incredibly hard transforming the inside of this building. This space is called @urbanwellness.studio where Kyrie’s business @kindred_self will be based. This will be a hub for like minded businesses focused on goodness for the mind and body to gather. I could not be more proud of Kyrie, we had such a rough start to the year. Her incredible strength and courage to forge ahead and realise this dream is simply inspirational! A new chapter begins. Peace, Denis.

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Liquid Light - Why? I haven’t stopped to take a breath for 30+ days, and won’t have a day off for another 10, but feel incredibly good about it all. Every hour has been spent genuinely doing good, and adding to people’s lives. My time on social media has absolutely plummeted! It feels good, really good. Only very close friends have asked if I’m ok, or noticed the change. That is pretty enlightening. I feel a shift. This is going to be the summer of light. Some great workshops in amazing locations, face to face with people, a genuine, tangible transfer of energy. Time with close friends and time nurturing my family, and my soul. Of course there will be photography, and magical light, but if you have read this far, I will share that I am a bit tired of the online “social” world. My heart, soul and mind have been feeling a lot less beaten up these past few weeks. Beautiful things are coming, you may just need to seek them out a bit harder, but that’s ok. Peace, Denis www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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One Week! This time next week I am hitting the road, driving nearly 4000kms on a journey of Love, Light and Laughs. There are still tickets left for all 3 workshops. Share with, or tag someone you think needs some joy in their lives, these are going to be wonderful nights. Details and bookings over at www.denissmith.com.au Peace, Denis.

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Ball of Light www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Ball of Light - Changes I’ve been a bit quiet online these last couple of weeks, focused on a bunch of other, way more important things. Wonderful things are happening. Olympus EM1mk2 and a gorgeous sky. @olympus_au @getolympus www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Liquid Light Come on summer! I am too much of a blouse for this cold weather. Olympus EM1mk2 1s Exposure. @olympus_au @getolympus www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Ball of Light - Closing In www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Ball of Light - Safe The Flinders Ranges is my safe place. See you in November you gorgeous bunch of rocks! Olympus EM10MK3 (yup, a super basic little camera) MZuiko 12-40Pro 182s at F5.6 @olympus_au @getolympus www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Ball of Light - Carefully Now Im off on a 11 hour drive tomorrow to the @bfopaustralia for a few days of workshops and talks. I’m gonna take it nice and easy so I don’t end up here. Olympus EM1mk2 MZuiko 12-40F2.8 pro at F2.8 for 121s @olympus_au @getolympus www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Ball of Light Masterclass Take your orb spinning to a new level, or get started from scratch. This is the first part of my Orb Spinning Masterclass. link in Bio or over at www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Welcome! Woke this morning to a huge influx of people visiting the page today. Welcome. If this is your first look at light painting, head over to the website for a look at behind the scenes, tutorials and galleries of fun. www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Welcome! Woke this morning to a huge influx of people visiting the page today. Welcome. If this is your first look at light painting, head over to the website for a look at behind the scenes, tutorials and galleries of fun. www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Liquid Light - Summer It’s close kids. This is going to be the summer of light. Olympus EM1mk2 MZuiko 12-40mm F2.8Pro at F4 for 2s yummy combo @olympus_au @getolympus www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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Liquid Light - We Are Back! Kyrie and I returned from Nepal on Sunday and are both straight back into our crazy lives. Kyrie has the keys to a new building, which requires painting and prep for opening (a few late nights coming up there), I am off this week for 5 days presenting and spreading the light at the Bright Festival Of Photography, then back and prepping for a crazy line up of events and workshops for the remainder of the year. I am pretty determined to try and focus on my physical health amongst all of that. It has been neglected some what. We are also planning a huge online Light Painting competition in November. Thousands of dollars in prizes as we celebrate a bunch of milestones. Watch out kids, this is gonna be the summer of light! Have fun. www.balloflight.com.au Peace, Denis --------------------------------------------------------------- The term Ball of Light® is a registered trademark and all images are copyright of Denis Smith.  #balloflight #theballoflight #ball_of_light #the_ball_of_light  #theballoflighttool #lightpainting #nightphotography #longexpoelite #litbyhand #denissmith #lightpaintingblog #longexposure #art #denissmith #olympusinspired #lightpaintingphotographer #orb #liquidlight #spunups #orbup

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