Beautiful Stroposcopic Portraits By Gjon Mili

In honor of the idea of Daylight Savings Time, LIFE magazine posted a gallery of photographs by the great Gjon Mili, whose famous 1949 portrait of Pablo Picasso creating a “distorted spatial centaur” with a small flashlight graced the pages of the magazine in 1949.

Pablo Picasso using a small flashlight to "draw" a figure in the air in 1949.

Stroboscopic image of FBI agent Del Bryce drawing his gun, 1945.

Stroboscopic image of a trick shot by billiards champion Willie Hoppe in 1941.

Ballerina Nora Kaye performing a pas de bourrée in 1947.

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