Juxtapoz // Friday, January 24, 2014
His name is Jeremy Jackson but some call him Tacky. Or Tackyshack. A resident of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, he makes kaleidoscopic light paintings.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 13, 2014
Koichi Wakata, the first Japanese astronaut to command the International Space Station has been taking these zero gravity long exposure light 'paintings' in his down time while circling way up there around planet earth.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
Janne Parviainen is a Finish artist who creates traditional light paintings without any digital manipulation. Using colored strobes, flash lights, and other light sources, Janne creates beautiful long-exposure paintings of skeletons and ghostly "light creatures."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 27, 2013
Life Magazine recently released a series of photographs by Gjon Mili, a pioneer of stroboscopic light photography, of Pablo Picasso in 1949. Mili visited the artist and showed him some of his light painting photographs and Picasso initially gave him 15 minutes to experiment. After seeing the results, Picasso was so fascinated he posed for five more sessions.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 15, 2013
One of the entries for Red Bull's Illume competition for action and adventure sports photography is a series of light painting photos by Patrick Rochon featuring a team of wakeboarders with lights built into the bottom of their boards. Watch a video after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Friday, December 14, 2012
In 1949, LIFE magazine's Gijon Mili visited and documented Pablo Picasso in the South of France. Mili was known for technical innovations, and Picasso, appear of Mili's talents, wanted to try and few experiments of his own. Alas, these light drawings were part of the documentation. Did Picasso like shirts?
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 17, 2012
From 2011: Astral Flight Hangar is the first solo exhibition at Christopher Henry Gallery of multidisciplinary light artist Dev Harlan. Occupying two floors, his hybrid works combines the physical and the virtual with the use of sculpture, light and projection.
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 08, 2012
In order to fully understand what light painting is, because, I don't know, I think it needed a definition, I went to Wikipedia and found this: "Light painting is a photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source or by moving the camera." Knowing this, Simon Berger has created a fantastic series of light paintings made to appear as if light was raining on the figure in the photos.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 28, 2011
Today we've got an awesome sample of long exposure photography done extremely well from self taught artist Kaalam. Kaalam or also known as Julien Breton is a French based artist that has creates extraordinary calligraphy long exposure photos. See more after the jump....
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Perhaps our favorite part of this series of new light paintings by Brian Matthew Hart is that these were created in a western-Illinois attic. Something about the locale makes these even better. His light paintings appear like photographs of the simplest daily activities, adding an element of surrealism to an otherwise mundane scenario.