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In case your kaleidoscope’s been getting old or Pixlpa’s face-melting visuals have gotten a little too intense lately, American photographer (and electrical supply sales rep) Wes Whaley has some light paintings that might be right up your alley. Taken with a Canon Rebel XS and a homemade device we assume to be a new nü fusion between LED lighting and Raver Poi [Warning: SERIOUS BADASSERY AHEAD !!!], Whaley’s photographs are like Alex Grey paintings come to life. All talks of collective (fun!)consciousness and universal brotherhood aside, Whaley’s technique is sweet.
“You’re looking at the brainscan of a fruit fly, which has been injected with fluorescent proteins to trace out and highlight neuron networks in the brain, making each neuron glow one of a 100 custom colors.” –Adrian Covert, Gizmodo ” Scientists sure are smart. Read more about this fascinating process (called ‘brainbow’) at Technology Review . [ Fly Over the 'Brainbow' via Gizmodo > FastCo ]
Great news today: we will start a series of showcases that are meant to make the jaws drop! Here’s the first one of the series: none of the 50 photos are photoshopped, to emphasize the natural beauty and the professionalism of the photographers. 50 scenes that cannot be seen in the daily life, 50 jewels of the photographic art! If you want to see more, also checkout: 50 More Photos That Will Blow Your Mind Landslide Hall Clouds on Fire