Jesse Rockwell on Light Painting Like a Ninja


All images by Jesse Rockwell. Used with permission.

“Wear black and move fast! Imagine you are a Ninja!” says photographer Jesse Rockwell when we asked him about how a person can prevent themselves from appearing in a long exposure when light painting.

Jesse is a California based photographer that has lived most of his life in Asia–being raised as a small kid in Kathmandu, Nepal, and later living in Bangkok, Thailand. To pay the bills, Jesse shoots food and real estate photography. But every photographer has their own personal passion and for him that’s timelapse, long exposure and travel photography. His travel work has been featured on the BBC, IFLScience, and CNN among others.

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