1. Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies

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    from The Upthink Lab Added 241K 2,774 187

    BEST VIEWED FULLSCREEN, HD (with scaling off). Please dim the lights, turn up your speakers, sit back and relax. FINALIST - Banff Mountain Film Festival - Banff, Alberta, Canada FINALIST - Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival - Vancouver, BC, Canada OFFICIAL SELECTION - Banff Mountain Film Festival - WORLD TOUR 2012 / 2013 WINNER - Best Cinematography - ColdSmoke Awards Film Festival - Bozeman, MT WINNER - The People's Choice Awards - ColdSmoke Awards Film Festival - Bozeman, MT WINNER - Best Experimental Film - Honolulu Film Awards - Hawaii, USA WINNER - Best Documentary Short - Asheville Cinema Festival - Asheville, NC, USA WINNER - Best Documentary - Atlanta Shortsfest - Atlanta, GA, USA WINNER - Best Cinematography - Dixie Film Festival - Athens, GA, USA The full, unedited music sound track to Mountains in Motion. 36 minutes of continuous music for your listening pleasure. Check it on Soundcloud, spread the love! https://soundcloud.com/michaelwynne/sets/mountains-in-motion-soundtrack Banff World Tour Info: http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/worldtour/ SYNOPSIS: Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies is an award-winning short film documenting the life of the alpine landscape through time-lapse photography. In an effort to highlight the wildness of these mountain places and how they have inspired explorers of the past, present and future, time-lapse sequences were patiently gathered from exposed summits, by glacial lakes, and under aurora-filled skies. Hours and even months of change lapses in a matter of seconds, providing the viewer with a rare insight into the ever-changing nature of the landscape. Weaving throughout the film are reflections of an early mountaineer, who is deeply moved by his own encounter with the mountains and the revelations of explorers who have come before him. “What is this power that lures me upwards, into the unknown,” he wonders, “that pulls me deeper, despite snow, wind and exhaustion?” Made on a shoestring budget and with entirely volunteer hours, the film brought together artists from two vastly different parts of North America - Banff, Alberta, and Atlanta, Georgia. Strangers at the start, the film team developed strong friendships over the course of production and were united by their common goal of capturing the beauty and essence of a place that inspires them every day. This 100% human-powered film combines advanced time-lapse photography with an original story and musical score to bring the landscape center-stage and offers a thrilling new perspective that re-establishes the Canadian Rockies among the finest mountains in the world. Photography by Doug Urquhart (http://upthink.tv) & Paul Zizka (http://zizka.ca) Original Music by Michael Wynne (http://michaelwynne.net) Original Story by Meghan J. Ward (http://meghanjoyward.com) Motion control made possible by http://dynamicperception.com Voice Talent - Brian Bremer Pioneer - Guy Thorsby Shot on http://Canon.com 5D, 7D, T3i, 400D, http://RED.com EPIC Glass: Canon 14mm f2.8 , 24mm f1.4, 17-40mm f4, 70-200mm f2.8, 10-22mm EF-S, 17-55 f2.8 EF-S, PL Zeiss 16mm T2.1, PL Zeiss 28mm T2.1, PL Zeiss 50mm T2.1, PL Zeiss 85mm T2.1 Motion-Control: http://DynamicPerception.com Stage Zero, Stage One (beta), Orion Tele-Track Pan/Tilt Software: Adobe Lightroom 3, LRTimelapse (got a hold of this in the final hours of post, unfortunately it didn't see much use), Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro BTS Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dougurquhart/sets/72157627898019489/with/8424630328/ Details about our solarCam / deep time-lapse sequences: http://blog.planet5d.com/2013/02/making-a-diy-solar-camera-for-multi-month-timelapses-behind-the-scenes-on-mountains-in-motion/ Mountains in Motion is an http://upthink.tv side-project in collaboration with http://zizka.ca Thanks for watching.

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    • Eye of the Beholder

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      Featuring an array of scenes from the North American landscape, EYE OF THE BEHOLDER is a short film that encourages the viewer to shed previous conceptions and ideas about the world, and to return to a place of wonderment and awe. Shot on location in the High Sierra Nevada, Canadian Rockies and Southern Appalachians. Some insight from the writer, Meghan J. Ward: http://adventurousparents.com/2013/11/07/eye-of-the-beholder-how-my-daughter-inspired-a-film-that-went-viral/ BTS: http://blog.planet5d.com/2013/09/exclusive-bts-combining-magic-lantern-raw-video-with-timelapse-on-eye-of-the-beholder/ Cinematography & Direction by Doug Urquhart (http://upthink.tv) 
Original Words by Meghan J. Ward (http://meghanjoyward.com)
 Original Music by Michael Wynne (http://michaelwynne.net)
 Additional Musical Collaboration with Matthew Smith
 Audio Post Production Services provided by http://MWPro.net
 Narrated by Brian Bremer (http://imdb.com/name/nm0107068/) Original text inspired by the writer's daughter, Mistaya Joy, and Eckhart Tolle's "A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose". Special thanks to:
 Karen Urquhart
, Guy Thorsby
, Erik Huber, Paul Zizka, Doris Doster & the 
USFS - Nantahala Ranger District
, The McClure Family, 
The Urquhart Family, 
Wendall Beason, Maggie Caldwell, Mike Posehn, Brian @ http://emotimo.com, Chris Pritchard, Yosemite Steve, Oscar and Julie @ http://aperturent.com, Jay & Chris @ http://dynamicperception.com, Fred Beal, Andy Hendrix Shot with Canon 5D3 (Magic Lantern Raw video module), 6D, 7D, T3i (solar-powered camera) and Rebel 400D (solar-powered camera). Samyang Cine Primes (14mm, 24mm, 85mm), Canon 14mm, 17-55 EF-S and 10-22 EF-S, Timelapsecontroller.com For footage licensing inquires: http://upthink.tv/contact/ If you enjoy this short film, you might also like our previous award-winning release, Mountains in Motion http://vimeo.com/upthink/mountainsinmotion Location Listing: 00:10 - Small pond nestled below a cliff on the southern edge of Minaret Lake. High Sierra, CA + 00:21 - Sunset view from the summit of Mt Craig in Pisgah National Forest. Black Mtns. North Carolina. + 00:30 - Lassen Volcano reflected in Lake Helen. Lassen NP, CA + 00:34 - Multi-directional clouds soar while crepuscular rays radiate above a morning inversion blanketing the town of Franklin, NC. Shot from the Albert Mtn Fire Tower, located directly on the AT. Nantahala National Forest. + 00:39 - Sunset at Minaret Lake, Ansel Adams Wilderness + 00:43 - Our home galaxy illuminates a devastated area (wind damage) along the John Muir trail. CA + 00:55 - Sunrise at Minaret Lake. High Sierras, CA + 01:03 - Big Sur coast. CA + 01:07 - Evening light on McWay Falls. Big Sur, CA + 01:11 - McArthur-Burney Falls, road to Shasta, CA + 01:15 - Winter at Mistaya Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada + 01:19 - Full moon above Nantahala National Forest. Albert Mtn Summit + 01:23 - The Milky Way shines over the dancing maritime fog layer. Big Sur / Lucia, CA + 01:32 - White Oak tree atop Lookout Mountain, GA. Summer to Winter + 01:37 - White Oak, Lookout Mountain, GA. Winter. + 01:43 - Apple orchard, winter, Franklin, NC + 01:50 - Yamnuska Mtn, Winter, Front range, Canadian Rockies + 01:55 - Morning light on the Minarets. Minaret Lake, High Sierras, CA + 02:00 - Morning light on the redwoods of Pfeiffer State Park. Big Sur, CA + 02:06 - Australian tree fern + 02:07 - Winter moonlight above Bow Lake. Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada + 02:10 - Autumn colors at Sweetwater Creek State park. Atlanta, Georgia + 02:14 - Albert Mountain Summit - Summer to winter, fall foliage change. Nantahala National Forest + 02:23 -+ Full moon and fall colors at Lake Nantahala. Nantahala National Forest, NC + 02:27 - Nantahala River, NC + 02:32 - Sunset with Crepuscular rays illuminating the Appalachian Trail. Cheoah Bald Summit. Nantahala National Forest, NC + 02:39 - Afternoon at Cecile Lake. High Sierras, CA + 02:43 - The Galactic core illuminates the outlet stream / pond at Minaret Lake. High Sierras, CA + 02:46 - Evening light at Pfeiffer beach. Big Sur, CA + 02:51 - Sunset above the Pacific. Coastal Ridge - Santa Lucia Mountains, Big Sur, CA + 02:55 - Our home galaxy blazes above the dancing maritime fog layer. Big Sur / Lucia, CA "Words reduce reality to something the human mind can grasp, which isn’t very much. Language consists of five basic sounds produced by the vocal cords. They are the vowels a, e, i, o, u. The other sounds are consonants produced by air pressure: s, f, g, and so forth. Do you believe some combination of such basic sounds could ever explain who you are, or the ultimate purpose of the universe, or even what a tree or stone is in its depth?" - Eckhart Tolle

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      • Above America

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        from Harrison Sanborn Added 200K 3,159 128

        This is a collection of aerial footage which my dad shot in the late 1980's which I recently had re-scanned at 2K resolution. I then edited and color corrected this little piece just for fun. Shot largely on Arri IIC with Eastman Kodak 5247 http://harrisonsanborn.com/

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        • DREAM - TRAVELER

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          from Craig Carson Added 16K 346 63

          In four minutes see things it takes a lifetime to discover. Over 30,000 photos invested into this project. Jasper National Park, Banff National Park, Glacier Skywalk, Maligne Lake, Columbia Icefields, Icefields Parkway, Peyto Lake, Athabasca Falls, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake. Shot on the Canon 5D mark II and Canon 40D, GoPro Hero 2. Slow-motion shot on the iPhone 5S. Time-lapse with the eMotimo TB3 motion control device. Music By Wait (Kygo Remix)

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          • Freshfield Icefield: A Skier's Journey Ep3

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            from Jordan Manley Photography Added 74.6K 848 59

            The last in a series of 3 ski-travel episodes (Ep1: Kashmir - A Skier's Journey / Ep2: La Grave - A Skier's Journey), Jordan Manley returns home to Canada, visiting the iconic Canadian Rockies. Set to the backdrop of Banff National Park and the Freshfield Icefield, Manley and the Sherpas Cinema crew round out their ski season, climbing and skiing for 6 days out of their picturesque base camp. Presented by Gore-tex and www.Arcteryx.com Special thanks to Sherpas Cinema. This episode was produced alongside the filming of their 2 year film project, "All I Can". Check out their incredible work, at: www.sherpascinema.com Production & Narration - Jordan Manley Writing - Jordan Manley, Chad Manley Skiers - Eric Hjorleifson, Chris Rubens, Callum Petit, James Heim Additional footage provided by Sherpas Cinema Music - "Johnny Rooke" by Elliot Brood "Sweet Little Duck" by Kathleen Edwards

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            • 5158.3 miles

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              from Quintana Creative Added 53.6K 605 58

              On March 17 2012 Jessica and I set out across the country to chase down the colors in our dreams through fields and valleys, around rivers and cities, across mountains and deserts. Over the course of two weeks we covered 5158.3 miles, 17 states, 2 speeding tickets, we drove through a snow storm in the mountains of Wyoming, listened to M83, Appleseed Cast, Feist, Smashing Pumpkins, Tycho, Job for a Cowboy, Colour Revolt and the rest of our iTunes playlist about 20 times, heard Adele on the radio more than we care to remember, ate more gas station food than could ever be healthy, broke into Four Corners National Park and made out at the Four Corners in the pitch black desert night, and learned that the line between man-made and nature is blurrier than we had previously believed. Canon 7D 50mm 1.4 24-70mm 2.8 LS Canon Intervalometer GoPro (for underwater shots and for one set of time-lapse) Edited and graded in FCPX Music by M83 // Gone from their album Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts // http://tinyurl.com/7gxpxse

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              • Kate Ryan - Voyage Voyage (Instrumental)

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                from Zuzanna Musial Added 709 27 34

                ►Song Title: Kate Ryan - Voyage Voyage (Instrumental) Welcome to Edmonton the Province of Alberta Canada. In the video I have shown not only the city of Edmonton but also the Canadian Rocky Mountains that are located about 580 KM from our city...Hope you will enjoy viewing. Witam w Edmonton w Prowincji Alberta w Kanadzie.W tym wideo staralam sie pokazac miasto i tez Gory Skaliste ktore sa polozone okolo 580 KM od centrum miasta..Zycze milego odbioru...Zuzanna Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, Canada. Edmonton is located on the North Saskatchewan River and is the centre of the Edmonton Capital Region, which is surrounded by the central region of the province. The city and its census metropolitan area had populations of 812,201 and 1,159,869 as of the 2011 Census respectively, making it Alberta's second-largest city, Canada's fifth-largest municipality and Canada's sixth-largest metropolitan area by population. Edmonton is the northernmost North American city with a metropolitan population over one million. A resident of Edmonton is known as an Edmontonian. The majority of Edmonton's metropolitan population lives within the City of Edmonton rather than in the surrounding suburban municipalities. Historically, Edmonton was surrounded by few other urban municipalities (Strathcona, Beverly and Jasper Place being the largest) but these were absorbed through amalgamation or annexation. Edmonton annexed a significant amount of land up until the early 1980s, and as a result it has sustained much of the region's suburban growth within its own boundaries. Edmonton serves as the northern anchor of the Calgary--Edmonton Corridor and is a staging point for large-scale oil sands projects occurring in northern Alberta and large-scale diamond mining operations in the Northwest Territories. Edmonton is a cultural, governmental and educational centre. It hosts a year-round slate of festivals, reflected in the nickname "The Festival City." It is home to North America's largest mall, West Edmonton Mall (the world's largest mall from 1981 until 2004), and Fort Edmonton Park, Canada's largest living history museum. In 2004, Edmonton celebrated the centennial of its incorporation as a city. Attribution - Wikipedia

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                • Homework* Trail Ridge Road (Canon 7D)

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                  from Emrys Roberts Added 3,573 14 25

                  I decided after finally getting my Canon 7D this week to go back up to Rocky Mountain National Park and reshoot the locations I had earlier with the XH-A1 and the Letus. This footage has only been corrected bit for over exposure. Think of this as a test of the Canon 7D, more then a short. I hope to shoot a much longer version sometime in the weeks to come. :) Camera: Canon 7D, 1080p 24fps, 18mm-135mm f3.5-f5.6 Editing and CC: Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 Music: Imogen Heap, Cumulus. *Using Adobe CS3 so far to edit has been doable, but pain staking. Even on my 64-bit machine I still have horrible lag. Hopefully I can get the upgrade to CS4 soon to make the process much less cumbersome. ;)

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                  • Elk Mountains

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                    from Yeti Cycles Added 88.6K 677 25

                    There is a small window in the Colorado high country when the trail conditions are perfect. Some would call it fall, but nature is fickle here -- often the warm days of summer push up against the sting of winter. In the high country, cold winds blow and snow dusts the peaks. Lower in the valley, aspens drop their leaves and cover the trails in a vibrant carpet of red, gold, and orange. Motivated by the oncoming threat of winter and the desire for one last chance to ride the state’s best single track, Yeti Ambassadors Michael Larsen, Shawn Neer, and Rudy Unrau hit the road to enjoy Colorado’s peak season. _ Filmed by: Joey Schusler & Thomas Woodson Edited by: Joey Schusler Sound Design by: Keith White _ Riders: Michael Larsen, Shawn Neer, & Rudy Unrau. _ #YetiCycles #YetiTribe #SB6c #SB5c

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                    • Aspen Timelapse

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                      from jason dewey Added

                      A short timelapse that celebrates everything summer in Aspen, Colorado, for the Aspen Chamber Resort Association.

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