Long exposure photography

Photography

Carnival Rides Become Geometric Light Paintings in Long-Exposure Photos

Photographer Roger Vail has been making carnivals his photographic bread-and-butter since 1971 and shows no sign of stopping.
Andrew Nunes
7.28.17
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Ethereal Light Paintings Illuminate Europe's Most Dramatic Natural Sites

Photographer Michael Taylor creates spinning, balletic figures, surreally lit against the French Alps and Irish lakes.
Kevin Holmes
7.19.17
Creators: 50 States of Art

Long-Exposure Photos Capture Light Art with Drones in New Mexico

Lee Montgomery paints the night sky using LED-enhanced, remote controlled aircraft.
Anna Marks
2.1.17
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Long Exposure Photos Turn Trains into Electric Ghosts

Public transportation in Budapest just gets lot more spectacular.
Andrew Nunes
12.31.16
Art

Breaking the Frame: Photo 2.0

2D or not 2D? For photographers today, that is the question.
Emerson Rosenthal
11.7.16
Art

Meet the Artist Shooting #NoFilter Photos by Moonlight

Tom Blachford shoots Palm Springs’ swank, midcentury mansions using only lunar illumination.
Kara Weisenstein
6.20.16
Art

These Light Paintings Depict Fantastical Angels

Jason D. Page makes spirits and apparitions with extended exposures.
Sami Emory
1.18.16
Art

Enter an Electric Vortex of Smartphone-Captured Light Paintings

A stunning new series from photographer Keow Wee Loong sets out to document "the feeling of being of being one with the speed of light."
Beckett Mufson
5.24.15
Art

Fireworks + Drones = Today's Best Light Paintings

Photographer Calder Wilson paints the sky with a sparking drone in his new light art experiments.
Beckett Mufson
3.30.15
Film

Aurora Borealis Timelapse Gets a Stunning Kaleidoscopic Makeover

Photographic artist Alexis Coram puts a psychedelic spin on her gorgeous 'Technicolour Alaska' Northern Lights footage.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.29.15
Art

Techno Snowflakes, Glowing Vortexes, And Computer Viruses Visualized Through Light Painting

Tim Gamble's swirling light art is all created in-camera, or, as he calls it, "straight out of the box."
Beckett Mufson
10.21.14
Film

Photographer Uses The "Light Of Japan" To Capture Radiant Long Exposures

Takehito Miyatake, winner of the 2014 Nikkei National Geographic Photo Grand Prize, says his photos are inspired by Waka poetry and natural disasters.
Zach Sokol
8.21.14
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