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As a compliment to this morning’s post about making “light orbs,” here’s a second Flickr tutorial, from user tdub303, about making and using “light stencils” in your long-exposure light photography. Basically, the stencil is cut out of a light-tight box holding a camera flash, which is fired off to illuminate the design and record it on the exposure.