Light Painting Rainbow Road

Photo credit: Daniel Mercadante

For those who don’t already know, light painting basically is a photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure photograph, either to illuminate a subject or to shine a point of light directly at the camera, or by moving the camera itself during exposure. Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante used this method to create a real-life Rainbow Road. Continue reading for more pictures.

Light Painting Rainbow Road
Light Painting Rainbow Road
Light Painting Rainbow Road
Light Painting Rainbow Road
Light Painting Rainbow Road
Light Painting Rainbow Road
Light Painting Rainbow Road

“The latest photo meanders across the forest floor as the sun begins to set or rise – of course, a filmmaker first, Mercadante is no stranger to beautiful compositions. He founded a directing collective called ‘Everynone’ in 2009, then married another filmmaker, his wife, Katina,” according to Design Boom.