“Lightspeed”: Stop-motion light painting

Enormously patient photographer Darren Pearson spent a year journeying around California to create his latest film:

Each of the 1,000 frames in it is a separate light-painted photograph that was captured in various locations across California. […]

“I’ve spent many nights in the middle of nowhere with coyotes howling in the distance while I look like some idiot at a rave waving around an LED,” he says.

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One thought on ““Lightspeed”: Stop-motion light painting

  1. Amazingly fluid animation, and I have no idea how he managed it in the dark with no reference. Very clever. Very well done.

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