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August 30th, 2013

Oneness New Zealand from Master of Timelapse Shawn Reeder

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Timelapse with motion New Zealand Kessler mountains nighttime starscapes
Extraordinarily talented photographer and filmmaker Shawn Reeder has released a new timelapse piece, turning from Yosemite, the subject of his blockbuster video “Yosemite Range of Light”, to the otherworldly sprawling majesty of New Zealand. Titled “Oneness New Zealand”, this time around Reeder incorporates a poetic voiceover and a meditative soundtrack that he helped to compose. …
August 2nd, 2013

See How Michael “Nick” Nichols Used Aerial Micro Copters & Remote Cameras To Photograph Lions For Nat Geo

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Michael "Nick" Nichols Interviewed On The Today Show August 2, 2013
For The Surprising Life Of Lions in the August issue of National Geographic, Michael “Nick” Nichols used cameras mounted on aerial copters and specially-designed remote systems to capture never-before-seen footage.
June 24th, 2013

Nature By Numbers by Cristobal Vila

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Nature By Numbers by Cristobal Vila
You’re probably familiar with concepts like the Golden Ratio and the Golden Spiral and if you saw the movie or read The Da Vinci Code, you’ve heard of the Fibonacci Sequence. Nature By Numbers shows these concepts dynamically in his captivating film.
June 11th, 2013

Shawn Reeder’s Incredible Yosemite Range Of Light Film

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Yosemite Range Of Light Thumbnail
Shawn Reeder’s Yosemite Range Of Light is an incredible timelapse project that was shot in and around Yosemite National Park.
May 24th, 2013

Antarctica: A Year on Ice

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Screen Shot 2013-05-24 at 10.28.29 AM
Check out this new trailer for the upcoming film by Anthony Powell, Antarctica: A Year on Ice. The film will tell the story of living in Antarctica year round and from this trailer and the footage looks spectacular.
May 20th, 2013

We Were Wonderers On A Prehistoric Earth by James W Griffiths

Posted By Christopher Robinson
We Were Wonderers On A Prehistoric Earth
In this stunning look at the wildlife and landscapes of Malaysia, James W Griffiths gives us a glimpse at life deep in the rain forest.

May 6th, 2013

FORECAST Short Film by Tim Sessler

Posted By Christopher Robinson
With a haunting soundtrack and imagery that has a hint of melancholy, FORECAST by Tim Sessler is a beautiful short film that was shot on a Canon EOS 5D Mk III during a cross country trip in 2012.

May 1st, 2013

Time Lapse Basics Tutorial Video by Vincent Laforet

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Vincent Laforet Time Lapse Tutorial Basics
The explosive popularity of time lapse is coinciding with the introduction of a number of tools that enable us to make ever more dynamic time lapse movies. If you haven’t tried it, getting started in time lapse can be a little daunting. Once you’ve taken those first shaky steps, you’ll find that you progress very …
April 30th, 2013

Endangered Species Recorded By Joel Sartore

Posted By Christopher Robinson
From Joel Sartore's RARE- Portraits Of Americas Endangered Species
RARE: Portraits Of America’s Endangered Species by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore.

April 24th, 2013

Worm’s Eye View Movie

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Springtime A Journey Into Macro Space by Gunther Machu
Springtime-A Journey Into Macro Space by Gunther Machu. Exploring the macro world is like stepping into an altered reality and Gunther Machu has done a spectacular job of brining that altered reality into motion in this fantastic short film.