Virginia Artist of the Month: HartLight Photography

HartLight Photography.

Jason Rinehart of HartLight Photography in Botetourt County, Virginia is a modern day painter of light. Move over, Thomas Kinkade. Rinehart and his brand HartLight have a coveted Guinness Book of World Records claim for light painting (see the first video below).

I’ve been following Jason on Instagram for several years and he’s created some real stunners. Most of my personal favorites are his landscapes, including views from the Blue Ridge Parkway, “America’s Favorite Drive.” The majority of Jason’s work includes scenes from around Virginia’s Blue Ridge, including Botetourt, Rockbridge, Roanoke, and down into Southwest Virginia.

Below are a few recent works that showcase the diversity of Jason Rinehart. Check them out and then give him a follow on Facebook and Instagram.

This is what happens when @jasondpage_lightpainter and @hartlight meet on a mountain in Virginia with @lightpaintingbrushes something beatuful is created!!! We set up this evening at a place called ThunderRidge and as if it wasn't epic enough having the opportunity to do a collaboration, two random very lovely ladies show up out of nowhere, one wearing wings lol!!! The rest is history, what a fantastic shoot, thank you very much Jenna and Linde you two where awesome!!! #blueridgemoments #loveva #visitvirginia #rockbridgecountyva #onlyinvirginia #blueridgecountry #canon6d #canonbringit #shutterbugpix #ledlenser #lightart #lightpaintingworldalliance #lightpaintingphotography #rokinon #rokinon14mm #fullframe #spunups #addicted_to_nights #nightimages #longexposure_shots #visitlexingtonva

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So Ive had this idea for awhile now and finally have had the opportunity recently to pull my shot off!!! I marked a spot on the parkway with rocks and shoot from that spot three separate nights with different weather, lighting conduction's… The finally image is a composite of 70 images… This was a tremendous amount of work to get this looking as natural as possible using those images from 3 different nights… I know that some frown upon composite work but I hope most will appreciate my vision and most of all appreciate my artistry….. #virginiaphotographer #photographerlife #composite #art #addicted_to_nights #longexposure_shots #nightimages #canonbringit #shutterbugpix #rokinon #rokinon14mm #rokinonlens #blueridgemoments #peaksofotter #natgeospace #natgeotravel #stormchasers #virginiaisforlovers #loveva #visitvirginia #blueridgeday #visitbotetourt #fullframe #featuremeinstagood #theweatherchannel #blueridgecountry #blueridgeparkway #beautifulearthpix #instaday #mg5k

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