Tag: light

Jul 14, 2013

Infinite Artworks Made with Plexiglas, Mirrors and LEDs

Infinite Artworks Made with Plexiglas, Mirrors and LEDs

Hans Kotter is an artist from Mühldorf, Germany. In an ongoing series of artworks that study light, Kotter uses Plexiglas, colour-changing LEDs and mirrors to create pieces that seemingly go on forever. When viewed at certain angles the artworks seem to extend infinitely, kind of like being in an elevator with mirrors on opposite…

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Jul 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Picture of the Day: Pigeon Point Lighthouse

PIGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE Photograph by Kaddi Suddhi | kaddisudhi.com In this nighttime long exposure photograph by Kaddi Suddhi, we see the famous Pigeon Point Lighthouse in San Mateo, California. According to the California State Parks website: “Perched on a cliff on the central California coast, 50 miles south of San Francisco, the…

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May 13, 2013

Chandelier Projects Spooky Shadow Forest onto Walls

Chandelier Projects Spooky Shadow Forest onto Walls

Designed by Hilden & Diaz, Forms in Nature is a light sculpture/chandelier that transforms its surrounding space into a spooky forest made from shadows. As the duo explain: “Using a simple action, such as intensifying the brightness at the center of the artwork, the light transforms the space and adds character… The light sculpture…

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Apr 10, 2013

This is What Happens When You Put LEDs on a Roomba

This is What Happens When You Put LEDs on a Roomba

Introduced in 2002, Roomba is a series of autonomous robotic vacuum cleaners sold by iRobot. Under normal house conditions, the Roomba is able to autonomously vacuum the floor while navigating a living space and avoiding obstacles. Roombas do not map out the rooms they are cleaning. Instead, they rely on a few simple algorithms…

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Mar 24, 2013

Shadow Art Sculptures by Diet Wiegman

Shadow Art Sculptures by Diet Wiegman

Diet Wiegman is a Dutch artist that uses a combination of sculpture and light to create fascinating shadow art projected onto walls. Born in 1944, he began experimenting with light sculptures in the 1980s, inspiring a generation of artists after him to also explore the art style (e.g., Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Kumi…

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Nov 22, 2012

Picture of the Day: The ‘Resonate’ Light Installation at Luminale

Picture of the Day: The ‘Resonate’ Light Installation at Luminale

THE ‘RESONATE’ LIGHT INSTALLATION AT LUMINALE Photograph by Thomas Wolf @ foto-tw.de Luminale is an is an international light culture festival which takes place every two years in Frankfurt-Rhine Main. The concept was developed in 2000 and implemented for the first time the 2002. After the initial years of rapid growth the…

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Nov 5, 2012

The Incredible Winter Light Festival in Japan

The Incredible Winter Light Festival in Japan

Located in Kuwana City (Mie Prefecture) is Nabano No Sato, a flower-focused park featuring sprawling gardens and giant greenhouses. Running annually from mid November to mid March is one of Japan’s finest Winter Illuminations, including the famous tunnel of light. The park also features an onsen (hot spring) and a variety of restaurants including…

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Jul 23, 2012

Bruce Munro’s Light Installations at Longwood Gardens

Bruce Munro’s Light Installations at Longwood Gardens

Located in Kennet Square, Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens consists of over 1,077 acres of horticultural heaven with 20 indoor and 20 outdoor gardens for visitors to explore. Featuring a 20,000 sq ft conservatory with over 5,500 types of plants, and extensive outdoor gardens and fountains; the Longwood is a great place to experience nature’s beauty.…

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May 8, 2012

The Great Bioluminescence of 2009

The Great Bioluminescence of 2009

Photograph by PHIL HART @ philhart.com | Prints available at Red Bubble Starting in late December of 2008 and ending in January of 2009, the shores of the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia were awash in a sea of glowing bioluminescent flagellate protists known as Noctiluca scintillans. This incredible phenomenon was captured brilliantly…

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Mar 29, 2011

Amazing Light Paintings by Trevor Williams [25 pics]

Amazing Light Paintings by Trevor Williams [25 pics]

Light Painting by Trevor Williams A self-proclaimed ‘camera freak’, Trevor Williams is an expert at light painting and night photography. Armed with a palette of custom light painting gadgets and tools he fabricated himself, Trevor creates incredible works of photographic art that have to be seen to believe. Below you will find a small…

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