Welcome to my world of light.

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To me light painting is an expression of our true selves. It's about the trace we leave behind. Through science, we now know that our bodies emit light. So now we know that we are constantly light painting with ourselves... Yup!

Monthly archive April, 2011
PARASUCO Fashion Campaign

PARASUCO Fashion Campaign

This is a campaign I did for Parasuco. We shot in studio and improvised all day sometimes giving lights to the models so they would do light painting themselves. I just told them to jump, dance and have fun.   I used a flash-ring + a Canon Mark II and did 3 second exposures. Models:...
Usher Tour - Visuals

Usher Tour – Visuals

This content was originally created to use for the visuals of the Usher tour 2010-2011*   In collaboration with Geodezik: Olivier Goulet, Gabriel Coutu-Dumont, Etienne Cantin, Terry Godin, Alexandre Casabon www.geodezik.com Producer: Derek Kennedy Assistant producer: Martin Lamirande Model & Stylist: Cristina Acevedo http://www.cristinaacevedo.com Light Painting by Patrick Rochon and his team: Victorine Yok, Sylvain Lavoie Filmed and edited by : Victorine Yok Special...
Light Painting Workshop NYC June 18 - The results

Light Painting Workshop NYC June 18 – The results

Here are the images from the workshop. Everyone took turns at light painting each other and towards the end of the day, we all had the chance to light paint our model Anya Thompson. Light painting by: Clay Howard-Smith Matthew McAllister http://mmcallister.com Marina Wonder Joel Chapman Lindsay Adler http://www.lindsayadlerphotography.com Aurora Crowley http://auroracrowley.com And while all this...
Light Painting Workshop NYC June 18

Light Painting Workshop NYC June 18

  One full day light painting workshop – Basic portrait and fashion light painting. Discover the magic by Patrick Rochon, award winning light painter. 19 years of experience. It’s open to everyone, photographers, painters, artists, or just people who wants to learn something creative! Limited 12 places only. Fee: 375$ June 18 2011 from 10...
Video clip for Nicolas Maranda's track "646"

Video clip for Nicolas Maranda’s track “646″

This was done using video feedback and video projections on a dancer. Created in 2009. Video clip for Nicolas Maranda’s track “646″ (Couchpotatoes Remix) Produced, directed, filmed and edited by Patrick Rochon and Nicolas Maranda Album: “Minuit le soir- l’album double” Dancers: Sarah Lefebvre, Emanuelle Bourassa Beaudoin Cellist: Véronique Poulin Violinist: Simon Claude Percussionist: Mélissa...
Fire light painting with Anita Bombita

Fire light painting with Anita Bombita

On my way to the shoot with my friend Anita Bombita, I had a vision of creating fire with light painting.  The way I did it was with to different color flashlights, yellow and dark orange and my fingers. I sculpted the light with the fingers as I’m moving upwards. Anita is an art director...
Test shoot with makeup artist Julie Begin

Test shoot with makeup artist Julie Begin

Julie Begin was the first professional makeup artist I collaborated with when I was still studying photography in 1991. In 2009 when she was in Montreal, we did this test shoot. What impress me the most was the feedback she gave me on my light painting. As a makeup artist she’s always looking at faces...
David Bujo, musician & composer. CD Jacket

David Bujo, musician & composer. CD Jacket

“It’s not that he only paints with light, it’s that he inspires, just from the light he creates. I HAD to work with Patrick Rochon and I am grateful towards our collaboration.”  -David Bujo, Montreal 2010 “Ce n’est pas seulement qu’il peint avec la lumière, c’est qu’il inspire juste dans la manière avec laquelle il...
Michel Simard, composer & music teacher

Michel Simard, composer & music teacher

Private session. Montreal, feb. 2011 When Michel saw my work, he asked me if I could do his portrait with light painting. He said he’s been looking for a local artist to do a piece for his living room. I said: “of course I can but I have to warn you that the only problem...
Golden Warrior - IdN magazine Hong Kong

Golden Warrior – IdN magazine Hong Kong

When I did a first collaboration actress Karine Vanasse and makeup artist Anicko, after the shoot, I got a vision of this gold leaf character. I immediately mentioned it to Anicko the makeup artist, and then said it would be perfect to do for the special 100th issue of IdN.Anicko and I did meetings to figure...