About 8,000 RAW files converted to jpg and put together into a 5 minute video.
Shot with a Nikon at various locations in New Zealand, South Island in Dec 2012
- Akaroa, Arthur's Pass, Christchurch, Dunedin, Kaikoura, Lake Matheson, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Purakaunui Falls, Te Anau, Wanaka
This is a preview to a short time lapse film I captured in America. I lived at 12 national parks and one indian reserve for 3 months capturing all manners of beauty that I witnessed with my own two eyes.
The national parks are Big Bend, Great Sand Dunes, Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, Death Valley, Yosemite, Redwoods, Crater Lake, Mount Rainier and Monument Valley.
This was filmed between 26 May 2012 and 6 June 2012. I first visited Mount Bromo in April 2012 for 2 nights and I was so fascinated by the many possibilities that this amazing landscape can offer and so I decided to revisit Mount Bromo and made my first time-lapse movie there.
My goal was to capture the beautiful milky way galaxy and sun rise along with the 3 volcanoes namely Mount Bromo, Mount Semeru and Mount Batok.
On 28 May 2012, I encountered one of the rare scenes where Mount Semeru was spewing red lava smoke under the milky way galaxy. Look at 01:33 to watch Mount Semeru in action.
On 2 June 2012, I captured the moon setting right in the middle of Mount Bromo and Mount Batok and the milky way galaxy became more obvious gradually. Look at 00:49 to watch the moonset in action.
On 3 June 2012, I was hit by a sandstorm when I was shooting on Mount Bromo and the strong wind had toppled two of my cameras and I was sure my whole scene was ruined. But to my surprise, the two cameras managed to capture more than 5 seconds worth of photos before they collapsed. Look at 02:10 to watch the sandstorm in action!
On 4 June 2012, it was a full moon night and I encountered one of the rare scenes where the volcanoes were partially covered by the hovering mid clouds and I captured the entire moon set. Look at 00:08 to watch the moving mid clouds in slow motion or look at 01:48 to watch the full moonset in action, which took me 8 hours to capture the whole process.
On 5 June 2012, knowing that the moon will set simultaneously as the sun rise, I spent more than 8 hours to capture this scene. Look at 01:18 to watch the sunrise and moonset in action simultaneously.
In addition to managing rapid changing lighting conditions, shooting long hours under extremely cold and windy conditions and resolving condensation issues were the biggest challenges I faced during the shoot.
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Music by Capo Productions: "Tempest" with permission.
Copyrights (c) 2012 Justin Ng . All rights reserved.
This is a short collection of some of the time-lapse videos I have been capturing for the past few years. These clips are still a work in progress...
Shot on Canon 50D and 7D with various lenses and a meade converted motor for motion.
Locations shown during this clip are:
Big Bend National Park, Texas - USA
Yosemite National Park, California - USA
Grand Canyon, Arizona - USA
Himalayan Mountains, Darjeeling - India
Himalayan Mountains, Sikkim - India
Worlds End, Horton Plains - Sri Lanka
Nuwara Eliya - Sri Lanka
Smokey Mountains, North Carolina - USA
White Sands, New Mexico - USA