Begun at Burning Man 2010, the Human Light Suit is photographer Eric Schwabel's response to his self-proposed question "how to photograph portraits of people at Burning Man?" The suit is modular, and can be rigged with two or more lights. Schwabel uses traditional studio lights that each output 1200 or 2400 watt/seconds. The images are captured on a medium format digital system. Most of the gear used to create the light suit is rented, and each year we run a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the costs. In 2011, kickstarter supporters helped us raise enough funds to invest in a small solar array to recharge the batteries daily. We're headed back to Black Rock City in 2012!