Stephen Orlando is a Canada-based photographer who captures the movements of swimming, kayaking, and canoeing using colorful and programmable LED lights attached to the paddles or to the swimmers' bodies and long exposure photography.
The holiday season is a magical time when lights, candles, and Christmas carols light up everyone’s hearts. Most major western cities like Budapest are lit up marvelously for the holiday season, which gives experimental photographers the opportunity to play with the extraordinary effects that lights and long exposure can create!
Photographer Vincent Brady used time-lapse photography to reveal the beautiful luminous festivities of fireflies streaking through the darkness of the night. In these astonishing pictures, not only do we see these fireflies' bright lights, we also see their movement trails, which make them look like dancing cosmic flower petals.
„The Sleep of the Beloved“ is a beautiful photo series from photographer Paul Schneggenburger that manages to explore the unconscious dynamics that exist between slumbering lovers. The shots are tangled messes of ghostly bodies that, with the help of our imaginations, seem to speak subtle volumes about the relationships shared between the sleeping lovers.
Idaho-based photographer Lisa Wood turns what would be ordinary countryside pictures into gorgeous and richly-colored landscape series. Titled Art of Farmland, the series showcases photos that are enhanced using timelapse techniques and multiple exposures.
David Orias takes stunning long-exposure photos of the sea that you could easily confuse for paintings on canvas: the series, titled Waves, were shot in the early mornings at the beaches of Southern California, and the sunlight colors the pictures in a truly surreal and magical way.
Japanese photographer Yume Cyan has been taking these surreal shots of fireflies in the forests of Nagoya City, Japan, keeping the shutter of his Canon 5D Mark III open for about 30 seconds. The f/2.8 aperture made the closer fireflies blur into glowing circles.
What may look like a beautiful photoshop effect was actually created by throwing some high powered glow sticks into the waterfalls of California.
Thoughts in Time is a gorgeous black and white photo series by Swiss photographer Pierre Pellegrini who takes long exposure pictures of trees, most often bare and surrounded by fog.
You might've seen dozens of great long exposure photography examples, but the work by the Australian Lincoln Harrison will make your jaw drop. This amateur photographer spends up to 15 hours in the Australian outbacks in order to capture the long exposure shots of the star trails over the Lake Eppalock. The result is incredibly...
Finland-based photographer Janne Parviainen had this mad idea of tracing entire rooms with one LED and now he has finally gotten started. He calls his new series "Light Topography" and believe it or not, all of his shots are straight from the camera.
Japanese photographer Yuki Karo goes to various places around Maniwa and Okayama Prefecture in Japan and uses long exposure to capture some stunning shots of gold fireflies. The results are just mind blowing! One may think that the artists has found a way to take photographs in his dreams.