Long Exposure Photos Capture A Year In A Single Frame

Long Exposure Photos Capture A Year In A Single Frame
Design

Using an open shutter camera, a German photographer shows large spans of time and activity in one image.

Ryan Gerhardt
  • 14 december 2012

In today’s digital age, it takes fractions of a second to snap a picture and capture a moment. But that is too quick for photographer Michael Weseley.

The German-based artist likes to use extremely long exposures in his work, capturing a place over time rather than a place at a specific time. Extremely long exposure is no exaggeration either, as it takes him 2-3 years to take a single picture. The result, though, is hard to argue with.

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