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Build a DotStar Light Painter

Build a DotStar Light Painter

By Maia Mahanti, Owen Valdescruz    View In Digital Edition  


Long exposure photography captures the path of light over time, smearing moving elements to produce a single photo which creates a new realm of artistic photography. However, popular subjects of light exposure photographs are uncontrollable (stars, car headlights, etc.), so we made a light painter using microcontrollers and a DotStar LED strip to develop custom photography from images uploaded by a user.

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