1957 Triumph Tiger 110 – Painted with Light

Check out this bad ass 1957 Triumph Tiger I found on Bike EXIF with one of the coolest pics I’ve ever seen taken of a motor bike.

The photographer who took this pic, Harold Ross, uses an unusual technique: light painting. This involves working in a completely dark studio, opening the camera shutter for a long time, and then ‘painting’ on the light using a modified fiber optic cable.  Just the thing to show off the fine curves of a vintage Triumph twin.


About the author

A lifelong motorcycle enthusiast, Patrick Flynn has multiple years of experience as an OEM motorcycle marketer and over a decade as owner of his custom motorcycle site, The Bullitt.

Related

Comments

  • Matt 03/05/2011 at 1:07 am

    That bike was built and owned by my late father, Snuffy Smith. It now resides in our good friend, Al Hartmans collection. Harold was our neighbor and did that photo a while back – he eventually submitted it to bike exif.

    matt

  • Bullitt 04/01/2011 at 5:12 pm

    Hi Matt,

    Your father did a great job on the build and your friend did a great job on the photography. A stunning combination! Thanks for the comment.

  • genesis mining promo codes 06/28/2019 at 8:48 am

    I loved your blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Really Great.

    https://genesismining.knoji.com/promo-codes/

  • suba me 06/28/2019 at 7:09 pm

    YNc1UP My blog discusses a lot of the same topics as yours and I think we could greatly benefit from each

  • lipo 6 importado 06/30/2019 at 1:41 am

    Very neat blog article.Really thank you! Will read on…

    https://www.lipo6blackimportado.com/