Time-Stacked Photos By Matt Molloy Look Like Impressionist Paintings

time-stacked photos by matt molloy look like impressionist paintings

When looking at the images made by canadian photographer matt molloy, one can’t help but think the painterly effect is born of brushstrokes.

matt molloy time stack photos

Instead, molloy has adopted a style of timelapse photography to layer hundreds of individual pictures together, forming a sequence of ‘time stacks’.

matt molloy time stack photos

Photos are merged into one static image, showing a progression of time,

matt molloy time stack photos

movement, and changes in light and shadow — similar to a long exposure photography.

matt molloy time stack photos

However, molloy’s technique allows for more control, and more visible time, than would be typically possible through long exposure processes.

matt molloy time stack photos

the photographs match the whimsical and surreal personalities given to them with titles, such as ‘the land of giant lollipops’,

matt molloy time stack photos

’smeared sky sunset’ and ‘cloud chaos’. showing a large chunk of time in a single image —

matt molloy time stack photos

very much like impressionist style paintings —  each composition

matt molloy time stack photos

reveals the passing of the day as a dreamlike panorama.

matt molloy time stack photos

braided clouds are smudged into the sky, landscapes are coated in color and wind turbines pop out of the earth like feathery dandelions.

matt molloy time stack photos


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