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On Sunday, November 17th, 2013, an EF4 tornado touched down in Washington, Illinois, destroying as many as 400 homes.
Leaving Monday night from Indiana, I arrived in Washington around 4am Tuesday morning. As the sun rose, I began seeing the debris left in the tornadoes wake. After sunrise, I was able to enter the town to see some of the damage. Because of safety concerns, the curfew for the city was from 6pm until 7am. I stayed in town for two days shooting video and timelapse. At the end of the second day, I felt that I was starting to intrude by filming, and decided I had what I could get.
Motion Control was achieved using the Kessler Crane Cineslider paired with CineDrive.
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The American Dollar - Anything You Synthesize
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