There is a photographic technique referred to as “painting with light”, and it makes for some pretty interesting photos. Just google that phrase and you can see many images illustrating the technique.
Denis Smith is a photographer that takes this technique to a whole new level:
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The story of how his life changed to become satisfying, fulfilling, and meaningful is inspiring. His photography alone is simply breathtaking, and then he creates these incredible spheres that make it something magical. You really need to see it full screen.
View Denis Smith’s Gallery at his website: http://www.denissmith.com.au/