The Cylons Light Painting

Hallo HIVEs!

On my travels through South America, I discovered parts of a Cylon in an abandoned place in Uruguay. A Cylon's head just lay in the landscape. I couldn't find any other parts. I have documented the situation on site in the following pictures.
Auf meiner Reise durch Südamerika entdeckte ich an einem verlassenen Ort in Uruguay Teile eines Zylons. Der Kopf eines Zylons lag einfach in der Landschaft. Weitere Teile konnte ich nicht entdecken. Auf den folgenden Bildern hab ich die Situation vor Ort dokumentiert.

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 32mm, ƒ11, LiveComposite 2.5 sec.

After I approached the head and released the camera for the first time, the Cylons eye suddenly opened. Scare 😱, he's still alive!
Nachdem ich mich dem Kopf genährt habe und die Kamera das erste mal auslöste, ging plötzlich das Auge des Zylon auf. Schreck 😱, er lebt noch!

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 14mm, ƒ5.6, 72sec.

Then the Cylon scanned me, but did nothing. The head just lay there motionless and we looked at each other.
Dann scannte mich der Zylon ab, tat aber nichts. Der Kopf lag einfach regungslos da und wir schauten uns an.

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 14mm, ƒ5.6, 170 sec.

Ok, so there's a Cylon's head and I set up the camera. Then I thought to myself, I can also use this for a light painting. So I started playing with the camera. First a camera rotation around the optical axis by 180°. The Cylon appeared to be asleep.
Ok, da liegt der Kopf eines Zylons und ich habe die Kamera aufgebaut. Dann dachte ich mir, das kann ich auch für ein Lightpainting nutzen. Also fing ich an mit der Kamera zu spielen. Zuerst eine Kamerarotation um die Optische Achse um 180°. Der Zylon schien zu schlafen.

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 32mm, ƒ8, LiveComposite 2.5 sec.

Oops! There it was again, that look! The Cylon seemed to be enjoying the photoshoot. So I continued.
Hoppla! Da war er wieder, dieser Blick! Der Zylon schien das Fotoshooting zu genießen. Also machte ich weiter.

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 14mm, ƒ5.6, LiveComposite 2.5 sec.

Then he let his eye wander back and forth. Apparently, the Cylon was slowly liking the situation.
Dann ließ er sein Auge hin und her wandern. Scheinbar fand der Zylon langsam gefallen an der Situation.

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 14mm, ƒ5.6, 128sec.

Then I took advantage of the moment and let the camera rotate in 90° steps.
Dann nutzte ich die Gunst der Stunde und ließ die Kamera in 90° -Schritten rotieren.

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 14mm, ƒ5.6, LiveComposite 2.5 sec.

Gradually the Cylon head sank into the rocks until it finally disappeared. Pity!
So allmählich versank der Zylonenkopf in den Felsen, bis er endgültig verschwand. Schade!

OLYMPUS M.12-40mm F2.8
ISO64, 14mm, ƒ5.6, LiveComposite 2.5 sec.

Making of

As can be seen in the following picture, a radiator cover from an old car was hidden between some stones on the approx. 10ha property in El Eden (Uruguay). I already reported about El Eden in my post last week. The camera was mounted on a rotation tool. To illuminate the hood from the outside, I used an EMISAR DM11. I illuminated the hood from the inside with an EMISAR D18 with a color filter.
Wie im folgenden Bild zu sehen, befand sich eine Kühlerabdeckung eines alten Autos zwischen einigen Steinen versteckt auf dem ca. 10ha großen Grundstück in El Eden (Uruguay). Ich hatte letzte Woche in meinem Beitrag bereits über El Eden berichtet. Die Kamera war auf einem Rotationstool befestigt. Um die Haube von außen zu beleuchten, benutzte ich eine EMISAR DM11. Von innen beleuchtete ich die Haube mit einer EMISAR D18 mit Farbfilter.

I hope you enjoyed the post. Next Sunday there will be the next blog about light painting. Stay tuned!
Ich hoffe euch hat der Beitrag gefallen. Nächsten Sonntag gibt es den nächsten Blog rund ums Lightpainting. Bleibt dran!



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Toller Beitrag Ralf! Habe bis zum Ende gegrübelt, was du da in Südamerika gefunden hast. Es hat erst Klick gemacht, als ich das Bild bei Tageslicht gesehen habe. Haste sehr schön in Szene gesetzt und beleuchtet. Sowas sehen auch nur Lightpainter. 😂

Danke Stefan! 😊 Hi hi, hab ich die Spannung also bis zum Schluss gehalten. Das sit gut so. 😎

Sehr schöner Fund und sehr geile Ergebnisse.

Danke Sven! 😊 Ick freu mir schon auf nächsten Sonnabend.

Ich mich auch. 🙂

Cool post, always interesting to see the subtle differences in lighting. I reckon only a lightpainter would see a photo in such an object ;-)

Thanks buddy! 😊 That's right, we light painters create different unique items from things that are perhaps not noticed in everyday life.

Haha, yes, I find myself noticing holes in walls and thinking how I could lens and tripod swap someone in to it!! It's not wierd at all haha

These are some awesome shots!

Thank you! I'm always happy when you like it. 😊

Art!!!!... Bravo!... Thanks for sharing!

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