12:31, Spectacular Light Paintings of a Ghostly Human Figure

12:31 by Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott

12:31 by Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott

12:31 by Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott

“12:31″ by Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott is a spectacular photographic series that uses light painting to create the illusion of a human body floating, ghost-like, through space. To create the images, the collaborators used long exposures, a laptop, and an animation of scanned cross sections of executed convict Joseph Paul Jernigan’s body derived from the Visible Human Project. Prints of the series are for sale, with proceeds to benefit Amnesty International.

The source animation for the photos:

A long exposure photo showing the process:

12:31 by Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott

via Today and Tomorrow

photos by Frank Schott

See Also:
- Using Light Painting to Visualize WiFi Networks
- Skeleton Light Painting
- Light Drive – Stop-Motion Light Painting
- 3D Light Painting Made Using an iPad
- Light Warfare, An Action Packed Demo of Light Painting

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