From Personal Work to Paid Assignments: How Tobias Hutzler’s Light Drawing Experiments Led to Commercial Jobs

March 16, 2015

By David Walker

© Tobias Hutzler

Tobias Hutzler’s experiments with the interplay of light and landscapes have led to various assignments, including album art for the band Magic Man. Above, points of light set in motion by tidal action.

The cover photo of indie rock band Magic Man’s most recent album, Before the Waves, is a seascape at twilight, erupting with energy. Hundreds of colored light points dart around the edge of the water, mixed by the ebb and flow of the current, captured with a long exposure. Photographer Tobias Hutzler calls the technique, which he originally developed in...

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