Photographer Yume Cyan manages to take some truly spectacular shots of fireflies in the forests of Nagoya City, Japan. The photographer's beautiful long exposure photos capture their glowing bodies and translate them as floating yellow and green dots, dancing all around the woods like tiny spirits. There's both a magical and romantic quality to the images that makes the viewer want to…
Added by Pinar on June 14, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Flickr photographer 45mr takes light painting to a whole new level with these gorgeous long exposures taken on the waters surrounding Tokyo, Japan. As the main watercourse that flows through the metropolis, Sumida River is breathtaking enough but, add in these light trails, and now you have something fantastically futuristic.
For the image above, the photographer used an exposure…Continue
Added by alice on May 17, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Some of the most gorgeous long exposures we've seen lately were taken just yesterday. These painting-like photos feature ballet dancers at the “Emerging Dancer 2013″ competition final in London. Photographer Leon Neal of AFP/Getty Images took these creative shots which show a handful of dancers gracefully moving across the stage.
Six finalists prepared and performed two…Continue
Since today is New Year's Eve, what better way to celebrate than by seeing some fantastic long exposures of fireworks? Professional astronomer Galaxy_of_Emptiness took these incredible shots, not during last year's New Year's, but instead during Australia Day, the official national day of Australia. It is celebrated…
Added by alice on December 31, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
While most people view seagulls as scavengers of the sky, photographer Anne McGrath sees them as perfect subjects for her photography. After taking shots using a slow shutter speed, she found that there was something almost poetic about them - their all white color against a usually dark background made for some truly spectacular shots.
After much trial and error, she found that "winter or…Continue
Added by alice on December 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Hajj is one of the world's largest religious pilgrimages where 2 to 3 million Muslims from all around the world travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam. One of the Five Pillars of Islam requires that every Muslim who can afford to do so take part in the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime. While in Mecca, for five days, they perform a series of rituals.…
This is a cool project by photographer Michael Wesley entitled Open Shutter Projekt was created from exposures over a three year period from 2001-2004. It shows the changes that have taken place in New York and Berlin over that time. Via Who Designed It?…
Added by palnoise live visuals on February 23, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Point Lobos - Pinnacle Rock (0.8-second exposure)
While high-dynamic-range (HDR) photographs are generally achieved using software such as Photoshop or Photomatix, long exposure photography is more of a waiting game. It's a technique that advanced photographers use to capture light and movement. Patiently they wait, slowing down the shutter speed, trying to capture just the right…
Added by Eugene on August 20, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments
What could be more fun than hanging out in Long Beach on a hot mid-August day, hanging out with friends, and listening to some jazz? The 21st annual Long Beach Jazz Festival will be held at Rainbow Lagoon Park and will showcase a handful of very talented Jazz musicians in an incredible outdoor setting with a great selection of food and art. 26,000 attendees are expected.
This summer if there is one fashion trend that's probably going to whip through most of our closets...it'll probably be ombre long dresses. My sister, Grace, is the ultimate fashionista - I'm lucky enough to be able to "shop" in her closet - we've even devised our own "Netflix" where I can borrow a dress and bring it back in a week to change it out again for something else. Thank God for older sisters! :)