Light-painting photographer Patrick Rochon was recently commissioned by Red Bull Illume and Snap! Orlando to craft a series of crazily beautiful long-exposure photographs showing the light trails left behind by wakeboarders in action. Basically the wakeboarders did their thing, but with LCD lights strapped to their boards. These are mesmerizing.
The work of the blind photographer, Sonia Soberats, is simply mind-blowing. The New York Times Lens blog did a recent profile of the 77-year-old in which she explains how she only began photography classes in 2001, a decade after she lost her sight.
Janne Parviainen is an artist who seems to be ignoring the norms and boundaries of his medium. His latest series of photographs features light painting at a level that will stun enthusiasts and casual viewers of the medium. Parviainen is clearly aware of the reactions his work is causing, as most of his photographs on Flickr have ‘straight from the camera’ included in the description.
Lost At E Minor readers are no strangers to Darcy Prendergast’s animation company, OH YEAH WOW, and their work with the band All India Radio. Their film for Lucky by All India Radio was their first light painting collaboration. It involves a painstaking animation technique: ‘painting the air’ with glow sticks, usually taking a whole [...]
Off Book, the new PBS Arts web series focused on on experimental and non-traditional art, kicks off with a great piece on Light Painting. Harkening back to founders of modern photography, like Man Ray, today’s light painters push digital imagery to its limits. The piece features modern artists, Aurora Crowley and Patrick Rochon, as they [...]