Art We Love – Jon Smith’s High-Speed Rainbow Explosions

As creative creatures, we can find inspiration around every corner. Sometimes, our muse is words (the New Yorker’s Shouts & Murmurs is always a good start). Other times, it’s film or TV (Arrested Development, anyone?). And this Monday morning, it’s a collection of eye-catching photos from artist Jon Smith.

The photographer starts by filling incandescent light bulbs with objects like sand, sprinkles or pom-poms. Then comes the fun part: making the bulbs explode, and capturing the image with his camera. The result is a set of dynamic, vibrant, high-speed photos that convey the movement of the explosion almost as well as film would.

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Check out more of Jon Smith’s vibrant, high-speed art in his photostream

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About Melody Godfred

Writer. Blogger. Editor. Thinker. Author. Check out my debut novel, THE AGENCY: HOLLYWOOD TALENT, CIA MANAGED: http://amzn.to/qqSGSy
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