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lightpainting photography in Shanghai

Shanghai, China

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Experience hosted by Zhou Jiajun

90 mins
Includes food, equipment
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

What everybody can see are long exposure pictures that I’ve taken in several tourist spots, single aperture, no photoshop, isn’t it amazing? You can do it too. So what IS lightpainting? It is the technology to use camera’s long aperture, to record the trace of moving light, and also using creativity to draw pictures and shapes in 3D. With the development of technology, most mobile phones now support lightpainting too! I’ll take you to the magic land of light painting and we’ll be the cool kids!So now let’s begin the trip:

Towards evening, we will go to the gathering point, drinks, tools and camera will be prepared. ( If there are too many people, I will bring my assistant too). For transport, we can either take tube or shared bike or taxi.



First, what will we experience?
1. Portrait lightpainting. I will show you how to take portrait lightpainting, you will experience the whole process of lightpaiting, the design of lightpainting shapes, fixing lighting on portrait, just don’t be shy and use your imagination!

2. Creative light painting. Does it stop at just taking pictures of people? Big NO NO. There’s many ways to work it, the more kinds of techniques you use, the better. For instance, we can combine pure lightpainting with nature scenes. I will also teach you skills and ways that can be applied to lightpainting and elementary creative design.

3. Sharing experiences and stories. Who told you I’m a inexperienced boy with no story? :p If the difficulty of an artist is not shared, it will be real difficulties, but if the joy of art is shared, it will be real happiness. After 4 years of lightpainting, I’ve got lots of stories and revelations to tell.



Secondly, about what you have to prepare: 1. If you want to be the model, then show your style! It will be your show tonight! 2. If you want to learn, then prepare your photographing gears(cameras, lenses etc), if you have done this before, then take your relevant tools,etc. 3. Bring your full energy and let’s start the night show!



Lastly, what you have to note:
1. Do not wear slippers
2. Fully charge your phone
3.If you are taking your own camera, fully charge it and make sure you bring the memory card with you.
Other things to note
If as a model, please inform me before and do your makeup etc.
If as a photographing experiencer, please take care of the camera and camera stand, aperture line and also ND light reducer.
Please bring your subway card, but we might use city bikes if the distance is short.
What everybody can see are long exposure pictures that I’ve taken in several tourist spots, single aperture, no photoshop, isn’t it amazing? You can do it too. So what IS lightpainting? It is the technology to use camera’s long aperture, to record the trace of moving light, and also using creativity to draw pictures and shapes in 3D. With the development of technology, most mobile phones now support lightpainting too! I’ll take you to the magic l…

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What's included

  • Food
    Drinks , Coffee
  • Equipment
    Light painting tools: Lighting knife, Lightning sword, LED stick,etc
    P...
From $94
/ person
Thu, Dec 3
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$94 per person
$94 per person
Fri, Dec 4
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$94 per person
$94 per person
Sat, Dec 5
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$94 per person
$94 per person

Meet your host, Zhou Jiajun

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 57 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi, I’m JUNZAI, born in 1990, a light painting photographer. I’m one of the first lightpainters in China who initiated creating art with portrait under lightpainting, possibly the youngest. I was nominated in the 2017 FAPA for World Art Photography, Fashion category, also am a member of World Lightpainting Union LPWA.

I started my journey of lightpainting 4 years ago, I have loved it till today and it changed my life. Up till now, I have worked with quite a few big brands in the world , including Huawei, Mercedes Benz, Audemars Piguet,Toyota Crown,etc. You can’t make it with just passion, you need to focus too. I used to be a designer and so I applied my skills into what I love and made some innovational lightpainting tools and lighting tools. Even though I have had hard times like needing to work in take aways, I’ve still never given up my art, my love for it has shine a light in my way forward. I am the boy who chases his light.
Hi, I’m JUNZAI, born in 1990, a light painting photographer. I’m one of the first lightpainters in China who initiated creating art with portrait under lightpainting, possibly the youngest. I was nominated in the 2017 FAPA for World Art Photography, Fashion category, also am a member of World Lightpainting Union LPWA.

I started my journey of lightpainting 4 years ago, I have loved it till today and it changed my life. Up till now, I have worked with quite a few big brands in the world…
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Where you'll be

I will share my locations of the photography for reference, and show you other photos of interesting spots. Then we will pick one and go photoshooting together. Locations will normally be famous spots in Shanghai, art galleries, interesting architecture etc.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 57 reviews.

志春
August 2020
自己因为一些原因想换一种生活方式,态度和视角,于是选择了光绘摄影,它确实对我来说很有吸引力,像打开了新世界的大门。让彼此在未来有更多打开生活乐趣的方式,期待着之后的更多次拍摄。。就这次经历而言,它是一次需要我们充满想象力的旅程,也是打开自己的过程,很有收获。感恩( '▿ ' )
Tian
December 2019
This is my second time reserving the lightpainting experience with Jun. I brought my cousin and both of us really enjoyed it per usual. Jun is kind and patient just like how he was when I participated in his experience last year. Highly recommend~
This is my second time reserving the lightpainting experience with Jun. I brought my cousin and both of us really enjoyed it per usual. Jun is kind and patient just like how he was…
Yijia
December 2019
This is a very unique experience where you can get some really awesome photos haha. Thank you Jiajun for doing this, sharing your passion and bringing the nice gifts to us!
Yin Ting
November 2019
他很細心,有禮貌,看得出他對光繪的熱誠,本來是活動是拍一個半小時,最後拍了兩個多小時,還為我和男友多拍了很滿意的照片,也會配合我們的要求。十分推薦大家試這個活動。^_^
Adriana
November 2019
俊仔挺负责的,我们从晚上8点15分开始到11:30才结束,因为想要拍到心目中的相片。他是一个害羞内敛的人,可能因为不熟,但是也能感受到他对于光绘的热情和待人的友善。大家要是感兴趣的话,不妨抽个晚上的时间体验一下吧!
Friederike
October 2019
Ich habe es mit meiner Tochter ausprobiert und es war das Beste im ganzem Urlaub. Es war so ein Spaß. Hätten wir genug Zeit, würde ich es auf jeden Fall nochmal machen. Wenn ich erneut herkomme, wäre es das Erste was ich buchen würde. Meine Tochter und ich lieben es und sie wird es als Hobby zu Hause weitermachen. Ich kann es nur weiterempfehlen. ( Wenn ein Dolmetscher gebraucht wird, gibt es den auch).
Ich habe es mit meiner Tochter ausprobiert und es war das Beste im ganzem Urlaub. Es war so ein Spaß. Hätten wir genug Zeit, würde ich es auf jeden Fall nochmal machen. Wenn ich er…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Photographer:camera and camera stand, aperture line and also ND light reducer.

Model:doing your makeup etc.