Painting with Light by Sophia D’Angelo. Sophia D’Angelo paints with light by using the available light from string lights hanging in trees and the lights from the city of Philadelphia on Oct. 17, 2017. She used a two second shutter and moved her camera around to create the pattern.
Free Selection by Sophia D’Angelo. Sophia D’Angelo paints with the lights from the city of Philadelphia by using a two second shutter speed and moving the camera around on Oct. 17, 2017.
Boathouse Row by Tracy Yatsko. A grand firework lights up the sky at Fairmount Water Works during a wedding on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Photographer, Tracy Yatsko, was looking for creative shots of Boathouse Row and was simply at the right place at the right time to capture this shot.
Experimental by Tracy Yatsko. Tracy Yatsko experiments with a pixel stick with her friend, Chip Frenette, at Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. A pixel stick may seem like magic, but it’s actually very simple to use; plus it’s a lot of fun.
Painting with Light by Tracy Yatsko. Tracy Yatsko captures the Philadelphia Museum of Art in this unique photo using a pixel stick alongside her pal, Chip Frenette, on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. A pixel stick helps add creativity and magic to nighttime photography.
Philadelphia by Nicholas Arnott. A runner takes an early morning jog across the Ben Franklin Bridge towards Philadelphia. October 18, 2017.
Light Writing by Maggie Loesch. Saffy Winton, 19, spins fire poi in her backyard in North Philadelphia on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Poi is a performance art that comes from the Maoir people in New Zealand and is common at electronic music concerts today in the United States.
Edgerton by Dan Leer. Water is poured on Oct. 17, 2017.
Edgerton-esque by Alia Abu Marzouq. A shot inspired by Harold Edgerton of a dripping tap taken on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
Experimental by Marshall Ellick. A view of a rusty faucet as water trickles out into the kitchen sink on October 18 .2017.
Edgerton by Alexandra Rutkowski. A drop of water captured by chance on Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Boathouse Row by Emily Whiteman. Boathouse Row located off Kelly Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2016. The houses on Boathouse Row were designed by architectural lighting designer Ray Grenald to purposefully mimic gingerbread houses.
Edgerton by Antionette Lee. Cars leave trails of light as it rains in Philadelphia on Oct. 30, 2016.
Edgerton by Christopher Hooks. Milk droplets splash out of a dish on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.
Boathouse Row by Yanis Sicre. The headlight of Boathouse Row shines brightly in Philadelphia on the cloudy night of Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.
Free Selection by Ashley Cordoba. Xina, a 7-month-old kitten, rolls around on a folded rug in an unfurnished living room in North Philadelphia, Pa.
Free Selection by Lauren Vallen. The Philadelphia Museum of Art shot from the Fairmount Water Works on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.
Edgerton by Christopher Hooks. Water appears to cascade in lines in the darkness on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.
Painting with Light by Taylor Spicer. Sophie Grimaldi stands at the end of a hallway in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Experimental by Ben Marcus. Seth Brody (L) and Josh Biro (Far R) stroll through a hallway at The New Museum in New York, New York on March 19, 2016.
Multiple Exposure by Austin Albright. This photo shoot ain’t big enough for all three of them. Philadelphia on Thursday, March 24, 2016.
Boathouse Row by Taylor Spicer. Boathouse Row sits on the north side of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Edgerton II by Teresa Kalinay. Bananarama letter pieces drop into a bowl of tomato juice, creating a splash in a apartment bathroom in Philadelphia, Pa., on Tuesday Mar. 22, 2016.
Edgerton by Geneva Heffernan. Geneva Heffernan’s lacrosse ball falls rapidly on March 23, 2016.
Experimental by Conor Gray. Meters sit decaying in an abandoned power plant in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Edgerton by Austin Albright. Austin Abadiotakis flips a skillet full of potatoes in his Philadelphia home on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
Edgerton by Teresa Kalinay. A deck of cards and poker chips fall through the air in a basement in North Philadelphia, Pa., on Wednesday Mar. 23, 2016.
Bridge by Ashley Rodriguez. The Benjamin Franklin Bridge stands between Philadelphia and Camden on Monday, March 21, 2016.
Experimental by Nicole Castro. Newly engaged Chris Rakay (32) and Morgan Chambers (28) create a provocative symbolism of a man being controlled by another in Bridesburg, Philadelphia, Pa., on Sunday, Mar. 20, 2016.
Painting with Light by Kevin Wadee. Nicole Castro (L), 29, lingers near Ashley Rodriguez (R), 29, like a glowing guardian angel at Boathouse Row, Philadelphia on Saturday, March 19, 2016.
Experimental by Mariam Dembele. Waves of light dance through the sky above Diamond Street in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 28, 2016.
Free Selection by Brittany Stanish. Racing Shells or Crew Boats are stacked on top of each other behind a locked gate at Boathouse Row in Philadelphia on Monday, March 21, 2016.
Experimental by Brittany Stanish. Brittany Stanish paints over the Philadelphia Skyline with her camera on Monday, March 21, 2016.
Edgerton by Nicole Castro. To capture an Edgerton style photo, a mechanical pencil is dropped onto a table in Philadelphia, Pa., on Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016.
Night by Kamal Elliott. A replica Joan of Arc statue in gilded bronze, on Kelly Drive and 25th Street facing the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The original, by Emmanuel Fremiet, is in Place des Pyramides in Paris.
Art Museum Detail by Chip Frenette. A sculpture at the rear of the Philadelphia Art Museum is lightly painted with an LED on a chilly early spring night.
Boathouse Row by Chip Frenette. Boathouse Row reflects off the Schuylkill River on a still Saturday night as it makes the jump to light speed.
Experimental by Chip Frenette. A look west over the Schuykill River and Expressway shows a plane passing over the Saturday night of busy traffic.
Light painting by Chip Frenette. The crown jewel of Sycamore Park in Lansdowne, Pa., has stood for over 400 years but it has never been lit like this.
Edgerton by Margo Reed. Milk is poured into a bowl on Friday, April 8, 2015.
Experimental by Margo Reed. A car leaves the parking garage underneath the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Monday April 6, 2015.
Illusion of Movement by Kevin Chang. Kevin is falling asleep on his bed at night on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Edgerton by Tonii Mackie. Cassette tapes fly above a small curtain on the roof of a North Philadelphia apartment building on Wednesday, March 8, 2015.
Painting with Light by Rhiannon Wright.
Skyline by Richard Smith. The Philadelphia skyline as seen from the roof of a Carpenter Street home on October 6, 2015.
Edgerton by Ling Zhu. Max Li, a Temple University student, practices card magic inside his room on the 7th floor in Temple View Apartments in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 29, 2014.
Experimental by Ling Zhu. Swinging a flash light leaves the beautiful light path in the air on 1411 N 15th Street in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 30, 2014.
Experimental by Minh Mai. Minh Mai, a temple student, attempts to do his photography assignment on Cecil B. Moore Ave. in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 29, 2014.
Skyline by MJ Moyer-Fittipaldi. The University of Pennsylvania Hospital watches over Franklin Field on Oct. 26, 2014. The PennStar helicopter and its crew wait to fly back to Wings Field in Blue Bell, Pa. after dropping off a patient suffering from necrotizing fasciitis, which is a flesh eating bacteria, to the intensive care unit.
Panning by Jared Whalen. Jared Whalen, 21, uses a panning method to capture a portrait of himself while his Germantown apartment blurs behind him. Photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2014.
Skyline by Ling Zhu. The surface of the Schuylkill River reflects the light coming from the buildings in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 27, 2014.
Experimental by Sammy Choy. Diana Duong practicing flow arts with her new light-up hoop in her apartment on Oct. 28, 2014.
Boathouse Row by Briana Edwards. Boathouse Row, founded in 1858, reflecting on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pa., on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
Multiple Exposure by Brittany Salerno. Brittany Salerno waits patiently for her laundry to finish washing at the Phoenixville Laundromat on March 27, 2014.
Boat House Row by Brittany Salerno. Boat House row illuminates it’s exterior and reflects in the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on March 26, 2014.
Free selection by Dan White.
Experimental by Dan White.
Free Selection by James Carminati. James Carminati is pictured here on March 26, 2014 with a Starlight Tree from Restoration Hardware, mimicking falling stars.
Boathouse Row by Aaron Windhorst. The historic Boathouse Row in Philadelphia, PA, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Edgerton by Aaron Windhorst. An Edgertonesque view of the pages of a novel being leafed through in Havertown, PA, on Wednesday Mach 26, 2014.
Night City by Dan White.
Free Selection by Freya (Yu Du). Monster, one of the guitar players in Mayday, solos on their concert “Mayday Now-Here World Tour” in Madison Square Garden, New York, on March 22, 2014. After finishing 73 concerts from 2011 to 2013 in Asia, 4 concerts in Europe and 2 concerts in Canada they finally come to the United States.
City View by Freya (Yu Du). It’s the night view of New York from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building at 11:30PM on March 22, 2014. New York is known as the city that never sleeps.
Free Selection by Lauren Waksman. The side of the Philadelphia Museum of Art is seen at night as steam rises from a nearby sewer on March 25, 2014.
Multiple Exposure by Madeline Shappell. Multiple exposure was one of my simplest photos. I used three bursts of light from a small flashlight to create my three exposure.
Boathouse Row by Brianna Spause. The lights from Boat House Row are reflected onto the Schuylkill River on March 24, 2014.
Painting with light by Claire Voeglein. Claire Voeglein a junior Journalism major at Temple University, paints a star with dotted lines by using the strobe setting on her iPhone on March 26, 2014.
Painting with light by Tabitha Smith. Painting with light in a Philadelphia basement on March 25, 2014.
Experimental by Anna Ryan. A mug is illuminated by streaks of light on March 26, 2014.
Light writing by Maison Lutz. Light wildly cascades around a subject to create a light drawn image, at the photographer’s Philadelphia home, located on the 1100 block of Fitzgerald Street on Thursday, October 25, 2013
Movement by Phillip Mariani. Children ride the Liberty Carousel in Franklin Square as their parents watch and wave to them on October 25th, 2013 in Philadelphia.
City Line by Maison Lutz. The city illuminates the night sky from the ballroom windows at the Lowes Philadelphia Hotel located at 1200 Market Street on Tuesday, October 20, 2013.
Boathouse Row by Sarah Thompson. The breath-taking houses of Boathouse Row in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania reflect and shine through the clear night of October 23, 2013.
Fountain by Kelly Mullin. A fountain outside of the Philadelphia Art Museum is illuminated by the many street lights found around it in Philadelphia, PA on the night of October 18, 2013.
City Line by Maison Lutz. The lights of the city paint motion into the night from the 33rd floor hallway view at the Lowes Philadelphia Hotel located at 1200 Market Street on Tuesday, October 20, 2013.
Boathouse Row by Yuxyuan Jia. The boathouse light on the Schuylkill River turns on around 7pm on October 19. The light does not turn on everyday.
Boathouse Row by Weimei Sun. A view of Boathouse row from the Schuylkill River Trail on October 20, 2013. Boathouse row was founded in 1858. Schuylkill Navy is the oldest amateur athletic governing body in the United States and comprises the ten clubs of Boathouse Row.
Illusion of Movement by Kelly Phillips. As a boat rides along the Schuylkill River on October 21, 2013, a photographer captures blurred lines of light.
Boathouse Row by Phillip Mariani. Boathouse Row casts a reflection on the Schuylkill River on a calm night in Philadelphia.
Painting with Light by Hunter Fox. Hunter Fox, 23, paints light around his face on Thursday October 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, PA.
Gazebo by Harrison Brink. Behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a gazebo overlooking the Schuylkill River.
Skyline by Matthew Leister. The Philadelphia Skyline at 11:45 pm, October 21, 2013.
Multiple Exposure by Matthew Leister. Happy Halloween!
Edgerton by Maison Lutz. Maison Lutz, 22, meticulously photographs a stroboscopic self-portrait in the pitch-black cellar at his Philadelphia home on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.