LA-based director Darren Pearson gives a masterclass on long exposure photography and light painting technique in this neat video. The time-lapse shows a light-made skeleton with some serious skateboarding skills.
Digital design studio Ouchhh created this crazy light installation projecting moving geometric patterns over a dome in New Mexico. Watch it in HD with headphones on and this video will take you into a five minutes trip to another dimension.
This is called Schlieren optics, a cool technique that allows us to see how invisible air moves. Thanks to the difference of density between hot and cold air, light changes speed, bends, and creates visual distortions. Exactly the same thing that happens in the mirages but captured in a controlled environment.