Black and White Movements Photography by Gjon Mili Gjon Mili was an Albanese photographer living in New York who was born in 1904 and died in 1984 of a pneumonia. Known for his black and white long exposure pictures he has worked a long time on artists portraits for magazine Life. On that time the long exposure didnt exist on the tools of cameras ; to get this effect he used stroboscopic lights to illustrate the action and movements sequences. We can see dancers Frida Kahlo a Broadway dance…

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la-journee: Gjon Mili - Figure Skating, Figure skater Carol Lynne’s movements charted by flashlights imbedded in each boot. New York 1945 (LIFE Archive)

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Drummer Gene Krupa performing on cymbals at Gjon Mili's studio (Gjon Mili)

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Drummer Gene Krupa by Gjon Mili| I will find out how to do this! Long exposure taken through a black fan maybe?
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Jascha Heifetz playing violin in Mili’s darkened studio as light attached to his bow traces the bow movement. Photo by Gjon Mili,1952.

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