Aug 092011
 
My physiograms (swinging light photographs)

                The September 1964 edition of “Practical Photography” published the above images of mine. Months earlier, its sister publication “Photo News Weekly” had published similar images by me. These were “physiograms“, (swinging light images or “pendulum photographs“), but apparently unlike any that had been published before. They are possibly unlike any that have been published since. This is their story.      Articles A friend (Peter Hunt) and I were studying “Mathematics, Further Mathematics, & Physics” at school. We set about applying mathematics to the topic. To do so, we had to swing the camera too. This transformed the possibilities, and . . . . . . . . . . [Read complete post]