Exploring the Technical Slot Canyons of the Great Southwest, always leaves me with an invigorated spirit and deeper respect for God's magnificent creations.
The echoing water drips resonating through the canyon walls, the spectacular display of sunbeams against the red sandy dust, and even the freezing swims through the narrow cathedral-like passages, make these places truly magical!
On the more technical side, carrying, swimming, wading, scrambling, and rappelling with all my camera gear was a challenge, but luckily for me, I had great helpers rigging the anchors and ropes, while I took care of my own rigging. I ended up ruining a fairly descent video tripod since sand got into the fluid head, but my camera and lenses came out intact. In fact, that is the price to pay to get any decent footage. For me, mounting a GoPro on my helmet and calling it good was just not good enough, although I do think that GoPro does definitely have its place in adventure film making.
Lindsey Stirling, Crystallize.
Camera & Editing
EFS 18-55mm f/3.5
EFS 55-250mm f/4.0
EF 50mm f/1.8
Hoya 58mm Circular Polarizer
Polaroid 58mm Variable ND Filter
VT 2100 Fluid Head Video Tripod
NEEWER® LCD Programable Timer Shutter Release
Final Cut Pro X
QuickTime 7 Pro (For Batch edit and Timelapse sequence)
Aperture 3.0 (For Batch edit and Timelapse sequence)