painting with light

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The other day, I watched this painting with light video at fstoppers.

Last night, I got a bug in my bonnet to give it a whirl.

Mind you, I spent about an hour on shooting.

Here’s a touched up version of one I came up with.

Click below the fold to see the backgrounds I made with Illustrator. Feel free to download them and use them for your own painting with light test.

I’ll also post a couple non-touched up images for you to see.

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Luny ideas about the origins of the Moon

Full Moon view from earth In Belgium (Hamois)....
Full Moon view from earth In Belgium (Hamois). Français : Pleine Lune vue de la Terre en Belgique à Hamois. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Nature.com: 

The Moon is more than just a familiar sight in our skies. It dictates conditions on Earth. The Moon is large enough to stabilize our planet’s rotation, holding Earth’s polar axis steady to within a few degrees. Without it, the current Earth’s tilt would vary chaotically by tens of degrees. Such large variations might not preclude life, but would lead to a vastly different climate.

Read on.