National Geographic : 2015 Dec
YourShot.ngm.com VISIONS “I can feel this photo; it speaks to me. It’s her facial expression that does it, or maybe the elements of mystery and drama. To me, this image was like none other. It was captivating.” Ivan Lesica, Your Shot guest editor EDITOR’S NOTE Martin Shank and Julie Larocque Montreal, Quebec This light painting required a dark space and a still model. Larocque set up the camera and posed, and Shank painted her with a fiber-optic brush—all while hoping their cats wouldn’t disrupt the session. “Doing light painting allows us to transcend into a fictional world,” Larocque says. Create It Assignment We asked the community to make photographs and then recruited three veteran Your Shot members to select the best.