You have probably seen the 1 minute version of this movie, that won Marsel van Oosten First Prize in the Travel Photographer of the Year competition. As 1 minute was the maximum length for the competition, you never got to see the longer version with additional scenes. So here it is - enjoy :-)
If you want to see the amazing night sky of Namibia yourself and learn how to take great night photographs, come join us on our Namibia Untamed photo tour. Please visit squiver.com for more info.
Over the years Marsel has created the most extensive and most popular night photography portfolio of Namibia on this planet. This night photography timelapse video features his most popular subjects in this amazing country: the fairytale-like quivertrees and the eery, dead camelthorn trees in Deadvlei - something that had never been done before.
Each second of video consists of 30 photographs. In total, Marsel shot more than 16,000 images over a period of two years for this project.
Director: Marsel van Oosten
Editor: Daniella Sibbing
Composer: John Murphy
Produced by: Squiver
The Aurora Borealis and the unique scenery of Iceland captured in a mesmerizing way, where the amazing Auroras tell the story. We shot in more than 50 different locations around Iceland. The outcome will be available in full HD and 4K resolution, on DVD and digital download in August 2014.
We are three independent filmmakers from Reykjavík, Iceland. Thanks to all our supporters for: Inspiration, Encouragement, Support, Motivation & Constructive Criticism throughout the whole production process. We couldn't have done this alone!
- Dokdo island. 2013 : the eastern end of Korea
- Baengnyeongdo island. 2011 : the western end of Korea. border between North and South Korea
- Mount Halla. 2011 : the southen end of Korea
- Mount Baekdu. 2010 : the north of Korea. border between China and North Korea
- Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. 2010 : near equator
- Uluru, Australia. 2010 : the southern hemisphere
- Pilbara, Australia. 2012 : the southern hemisphere
- Yellowknife, Canada. 2009-2013 : near polar regions
There are some things in this world that everyone deserves to experience with their own eyes. I headed to Alaska in February with the hope of catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights with mine. That glimpse turned into an extravaganza...a party in the sky, and I was an onlooker, a face in the crowd...awestruck, mesmerized, feeling like the luckiest girl in the world. Night after night I was captivated by bright and colorful lights dancing wistfully above me; a graceful representation of the light in my soul. These were enchanted nights like I've never experienced. And while my camera captured a play-by-play of the spectacle, I could be found dog sledding through snow-covered forests, relaxing by the fire in a toasty cabin, or simply laying down in the snow and drifting into the dance.
This was the most amazing trip of my life so far...and here it is, summarized in under 3 minutes. This is my first time time lapse film, so it means a lot that you're here, reading this, stepping into a very special piece of my past.
Thank you. x