Celebrity Photographer Jeremy Cowart Introduces the Patent-Pending Invention “Lightograph,” Offers Tutorial, and Releases 1st NFT.

the Decent Co
3 min readJul 9, 2021

The “Lightograph” was unveiled July 8th. Jeremy’s 1st NFT drops July 15th on Foundation. Scroll down to watch the 3-minute intro video.

NASHVILLE, TN: On July 8th, the “LIGHTOGRAPH” was unveiled via LIGHTOGRAPH.com, PetaPixel, and various social media channels. Its inventor, Jeremy Cowart, calls it the next evolution of the photograph. There is even a patent pending on this photographic innovation. Several examples are included here in the article, including the one at the end, which is of Jeremy himself.

“A Lightograph is the evolution of light through a still photograph. The end result is a digital video file, but there is no motion except for the light. For the first time in the history of media, it allows for a still portrait to tell multiple stories. A portrait can now reveal the multi-dimensional qualities or emotions of any person or persons based on how the light moves through the image. You really just have to see it to believe it.” ~Jeremy Cowart

At the time when this post was written, just approximately 24 hours since its reveal, Jeremy’s Instagram post about the reveal has had more than 19,950 views. Here is what industry leaders and media companies are saying:

— “This is some Thomas Edison sh**!”
— “I can’t stop staring.”
— “This is mind-blowing and beautiful.”
— “The future of digital photography”
— “Like nothing we’ve ever seen before.”
— “This changes digital advertising forever because eyeballs will stick on photos for much longer.”

Podcast hosts Matthew and Rizzle interviewed Jeremy about the LIGHTOGRAPH and other creative endeavors he is a part of in an episode of “The Matthew & Rizzle Show” released on July 7th. It is well worth the listen. You can find your favorite podcast platform link at their host site on Anchor.

Cowart will be offering a tutorial to other photographers and artists interested in being among the first to learn how to create Lightographs. You can access it on Jeremy’s Vimeo Channel.

Then, on July 15th, Jeremy will be dropping his first NFT on Foundation (@withFND) featuring the very first “Lightograph” NFT (non-fungible token). You can find him on Foundation at https://foundation.app/cowart.

If you don’t already have a MetaMask Crypto Wallet and MetaMask extension on your web browser, check out this how-to video to get it set up. You have to have both to be able to bid for Jeremy’s 1st NFT on Foundation.

Here’s the intro video about the LIGHTOGRAPH.

To stay up to date with his latest creativity, follow Jeremy on Instagram, Twitter, and Medium — Jeremy Cowart. You can also keep up with the latest about the LIGHTOGRAPH on Instagram or on the website.

Named the “Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” by Huffington Post, Forbes and Yahoo in 2014, Jeremy Cowart is a photographer, artist, and entrepreneur whose goal in life is to use his creative platform to inspire and help others. Jeremy is a sought-after speaker, having presented at TEDx, the United Nations and creative conferences across the country. His latest endeavor is The Purpose Hotel, a planned global for-profit hotel chain designed to fuel the work of not-for-profit organizations. He’s also the founder of a global photography movement, Help-Portrait and an online teaching platform, Liminal Society. The story of all of these projects is told in his brand new book “I’m Possible: Jumping into Fear and Discovering a Life of Purpose. He lives in Franklin, TN with his wife and four children.



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