DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty

CrashNG



Light painting under a full moon...Fun Stuff with the Eldorado gang!
(c) Duffy Doherty

Light painting under a full moon...Fun Stuff with the Eldorado gang!
(c) Duffy Doherty
Read less

Views

5134

Likes

Awards

Contest Finalist in The Swag Image Project
Runner Up in Favorite Travel Memory Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Favorite Travel Memory Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Aircraft Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Experimental Light Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in What A Night Photo Contest
Peer Choice Award
Featured
Contest Finalist in Painting With Light Photo Contest
  View more
Peer Award
Outstanding Creativity
mikejacquemin krzysztofcioch amsiso sydneystpierre SteveHphotos James-Evans ncruz6@yahoo.com +69
Top Choice
Skulptix Hood carlosdesousagiraldez mauricioalvaradokladt darrengillings worknstiff srlange +40
Absolute Masterpiece
photosue50 tozy brittanyerin329 NazZzaR Nadine.A. MsLm97 annmidsapak +36
Superb Composition
musachoudry richardhardy SeniorGrip JMoore88 RulaFalih80 johannesmilke robiecagle +32
Magnificent Capture
Dawgbyte sebastianwentz JayneBug macnutart RobertaJohnsonPhotography ruthtomlinson luvmtnlife +18
All Star
Sergey_Priboy estercastillo08 TSing Elusiveness85 Anomaly1 camoborba DaveLoucks +2
Superior Skill
mariadel catherinesaville NejcDraganjec MIsabel CarlaK jamiesarkett candiscamera +1
Genius
SVPhotos nornots Pops1106 Argentiere
Virtuoso
Bigbarritto tomdurkin akphotographystudio robertjuvet

Emotions

Impressed
MaliciousRumors ZoltanKr trevorevans_0954 edraubenheimer giants2856 TonyCol annmor +13
Sad
ShotByJEF

Top ClassTM

Color Explorer Photo ContestTop 10 class
Color Explorer Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
ViewBug Homepage Photo ContestTop 30 class
ViewBug Homepage Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Dark Hours Photo ContestTop 30 class week 1
Inspired By The World Photo ContestTop 10 class
Inspired By The World Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
A ViewBug Logo Photo ContestTop 20 class
A ViewBug Logo Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
World Photography Day Photo Contest 2020Top 10 class
Low Light Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
The Swag Image ProjectTop 10 class
Your World Right Now Light Shapes Moments Photo ContestTop 30 class
Your World Right Now Light Shapes Moments Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Earth Day Every Day Photo ContestTop 10 class
Creative Visions Photo ContestTop 10 class
Creative Visions Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
World Photography Day Photo Contest Speed SeriesTop 10 class
artFix Exhibition ProjectTop 10 class
artFix Exhibition ProjectTop 10 class week 1
Favorite Travel Memory Photo ContestTop 20 class
Favorite Travel Memory Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Favorite Travel Memory Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
An Unforgettable Adventure Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Swag ProjectTop 20 class
The Swag ProjectTop 20 class week 1
Aircraft Photo ContestTop 20 class
Aircraft Photo ContestTop 20 class week 2
Rule Of Thirds Photo Contest v4Top 30 class
Aircraft Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Rule Of Thirds Photo Contest v4Top 20 class week 1
Subjects On The Ground Photo ContestTop 10 class
Experimental Light Photo ContestTop 20 class
Experimental Light Photo ContestTop 20 class week 1
Composition And Leading Lines Photo ContestTop 10 class
Composition And Leading Lines Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Composition And Leading Lines Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
The Magic Of Editing Photo ContestTop 30 class
The Magic Of Editing Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Our World At Night Photo ContestTop 10 class
What A Night Photo ContestTop 10 class
What A Night Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
The Talent AwardsTop 30 class
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol4Top 20 class
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol4Top 20 class week 3
Isolated Photo ContestTop 10 class
Isolated Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol4Top 20 class week 2
ViewBug Photography AwardsTop 10 class
ViewBug Photography AwardsTop 10 class week 1
Isolated Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol4Top 10 class week 1
My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 3Top 10 class
My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 3Top 10 class week 2
My Best Shot Photo Contest Vol 3Top 10 class week 1
Creative Compositions Photo Contest Vol4Top 20 class
Creative Compositions Photo Contest Vol4Top 20 class week 1
Airplanes Photo ContestTop 30 class
Airplanes Photo ContestTop 30 class week 1
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol3Top 20 class
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol3Top 20 class week 2
Painting With Light Photo ContestTop 10 class
Painting With Light Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Compositions 101 Photo Contest vol3Top 20 class week 1
Covers Photo Contest Vol 39Top 10 class
Covers Photo Contest Vol 39Top 10 class week 2
Painting With Light Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Covers Photo Contest Vol 39Top 10 class week 1
Into The Night Photo ContestTop 10 class
Covers Photo Contest Vol 38Top 30 class week 1
Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 7Top 20 class
Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 7Top 20 class week 1
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 20Top 20 class
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 20Top 20 class week 2
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 20Top 20 class week 1

Categories


19 Comments | Report
SteBil30 PRO
 
SteBil30 March 16, 2017
STUNNING! This image alone was worth the trip....but of course all the others were just as breathtaking!!!
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty March 16, 2017
My camera was falling over! ;^) It sure was fun wasn't it!
donanzinger PRO
 
donanzinger March 18, 2017
This is way cool Duffy!!!
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty March 18, 2017
Thanks Don! Just a little experimenting! :)))
Neckbone
 
Neckbone March 18, 2017
Nice image!
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty March 18, 2017
Ha! Thank you!
DaveLoucks PRO+
 
DaveLoucks March 20, 2017
Extremely well done, great creative image. Nelson is so cool
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty March 20, 2017
Thank you Dave! We missed your calm, experienced, hand the next day. I hope the rest of your trip went well. Thanks again.
UnkleFrank
 
UnkleFrank August 10, 2017
My compliments on a well deserved finalist award for this awe inspiring shot for the Painting With Light photo contest.
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty October 31, 2017
Thank you Uncle! I appreciate you...
FlorendoStudioArts
 
FlorendoStudioArts August 10, 2017
Nice work and congrats on the finalist. I have a shot of the same plane. Cool place and so much to capture-
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty August 11, 2017
Cool place indeed. Thanks for your kind words!
FredericMONIN PRO+
 
FredericMONIN October 31, 2017
Superbe composition !!!
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty October 31, 2017
Thank you! A little "Dutch Tilt" never hurt anybody!
MKoelen
 
MKoelen October 31, 2017
Great job!
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty October 31, 2017
Thank you, I appreciate you!
TimAtkinsonNY PRO
 
TimAtkinsonNY April 26, 2018
Fantastic image
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty April 26, 2018
Thank you Tim! It was a fun shoot!
Portraits_By_Kerry
 
Portraits_By_Kerry April 26, 2018
I’ve been here and have pics of that same plane, admittedly not nearly as cool as yours.... well done, creative
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty April 27, 2018
Thank you Kerry. I was with a fun group of people, just trying to get something good!
AndersLawerny
 
AndersLawerny April 27, 2018
Cool photo looks like from a Mad Max world or something...
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty April 27, 2018
Thank you Anders. We were going for something other-worldly, so I'm glad you see it!
photoABSTRACTION PRO+
 
photoABSTRACTION May 01, 2018
Congrats.
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty May 02, 2018
Thanks Glen!
FlorendoStudioArts
 
FlorendoStudioArts May 30, 2018
Love this place! Great shot.
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty May 30, 2018
Thank you so much!
MikeBoyle PRO+
 
MikeBoyle June 28, 2018
Congratulations on your amazing photo. Nice...very nice
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty June 28, 2018
Thank you Mike. Nice of you to say!
MikeBoyle PRO+
 
MikeBoyle August 03, 2018
Congratulations on your amazing photo. Stunning
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty August 05, 2018
Once again Mike, I appreciate your kind words!
Charlillosmx2mx
 
Charlillosmx2mx August 08, 2018
nice
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty August 08, 2018
Thank you, and forgive me if I get your name wrong, Char!
Kelvin_Tan
 
Kelvin_Tan August 31, 2019
One of my favorite photos ever. I think about this shot often. I am sure there is a story. Wonderful photograph.
johannesmilke
 
johannesmilke May 12, 2020
hhhhhh
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty June 02, 2020
8^)))))))))))
melissarosskinard PRO
 
melissarosskinard June 01, 2020
Great photo of Nelson? Do you live nearby? I do
DuffyDoherty PRO
DuffyDoherty June 02, 2020
Hi Melissa, Yes it was taken in Nelson. I do not live nearby, but near San Diego sorry. This shot was taken when I was in a group of Viewbug friends, that got together there for a couple of days, and this happened to be a light painting attempt. I hope someday to be able to visit again!

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken at the Eldorado Mining Company in Nelson, NV.
Time
It was early evening. Several Artists and I from Viewbug got together for a couple days (and nights) shooting. This plane crashed during the filming of "3000 Miles to Graceland," starring Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell, and is now one of the starring stage props on the property.
Lighting
This shot was the result of experimental light painting with a flashlight. The interior of the plane was lit with red flashlight. The entire group spread around with their tripods and we went to town. It was fun!
Equipment
Nikon D810, Nikkor 16-35mm F/4 and trusty tripod. I'm not sure what brand of flashlight we used. Trial and error was the name of the game.
Inspiration
I had never done any light painting before, but the group I was with made it sound fun and so I thought I go along and try my hand.
Editing
The only post processing was simple development of a RAW image, lens correction, basic sharpening and a touch of dodge and burn. The flashlight did most of the work for me. I did give it a little Dutch tilt on the tripod for tension...
In my camera bag
I have three bags! I usually bring along all of my gear when heading out to drive to a shoot, and when I arrive and assess the scene I select what I anticipate I will need. So on this evening I had just the body and lens described above. During the day, because the mining company has so much to shoot, I carried two bodies Nikons D600 and D810, mounted with Nikkors 16-35 F/4 and 24-70mm F/2.8G. I also carried a Sigma 85mm F/1.4 Art. Looking back I think I would opt for the Nikkor 58mm F/1.4 instead of the Sigma, which proved to be a little too long for my needs on that day.
Feedback
Light painting is fun. Tripod is a must. My suggestion is get your shot set up first. Back button focusing is helpful. Don't try to find focus during the actual light painting. Light the spot for your focal point, find focus and leave it alone. Use your lowest native ISO. The trial and error is in the shutter speed to get a good exposure. Just have fum with it!

See more amazing photos, follow DuffyDoherty

ViewBug
Join and share your creativity.
Or
Already have a ViewBug account? Log In

*By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and to receive ViewBug emails & updates and acknowledge that read our Privacy Policy.