David Gilliver’s Light Photography – Neon Orbs and Ribbons

Light exposure photography is one of those simple things that never ceases to amaze me- you see thousands of exciting applications of it all over the web, but somehow, each new photo still manages to blow my mind. One of my favorite light painters is David Gilliver; where you normally see a lot of sketched lines or car tail lights, he’s mainly focused on creating geometric elements with perfect orbs and winding ribbons. The scope of his images is immense- large, open locales feature huge trails or precise placement of carefully crafted luminescence. None of these photos are retouched- he runs around in the black of night dressed like a burglar to avoid being caught on film. Check out his brilliant work after the jump. 

Light Photography by David Gilliver

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