Time-lapse: Mother Nature the Cosmos and yes Humans


A Time-lapse Journey with Nature:

by Henry Jun Wah Lee

A time-lapse journey with nature. This is my showreel from 2009 to present. Enjoy!
Scenes include (in order of appearance):
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Mono Lake
Joshua Tree National Park
Alabama Hills
Lunar Eclipse of December 2010
Monument Valley
Salton Sea
Tuscon, Arizona
Jeju Island, South Korea
Yosemite National Park
Petrified Forest National Park
Death Valley National Park
Horseshoe Bend

Film by Henry Jun Wah Lee, Evosia Studios
Soundtrack: Hans Zimmer – The Dark Knight Soundtrack
Motion / time-lapse gear from Kessler Crane. Henry is a Kessler sponsored shooter. kesslercrane.com
Gear:
Cameras: Canon 5D Mk II, 60D, 7D, T1i, T2i, Sx10is
Motion time-lapse: Kessler Crane Pocket Dolly, Cineslider, Turntable and Oracle controller.
Lenses: 14mm 2.8, 16-35mm 2.8, 24-70mm 2.8, 24mm 1.4
Celestron CPC 800 Telescope

Kessler

The Wild Heart:

by Henry Jun Wah Lee

Take a journey through the wilderness in the heart of the American Southwest – Eastern Sierras, Grand Canyon, Upper and Lower Antelope Canyons, Rattlesnake Canyon, Vermillion Cliffs, North Coyote Buttes, the Wave, Yosemite National Park, Monument Valley, Grand Staircase Escalante and the December 2011 Lunar Eclipse.
Film by Henry Jun Wah Lee, Evosia Studios
Music is One Must Believe by Justin R. Durban, justindurban.com. Used with permission.
Motion / time-lapse gear from Kessler Crane. kesslercrane.com. Thanks Eric and Chris, for all your help and assistance.
Shot in 1080p and 4K. 1080p version will be uploaded later.
No special effects. No composites. No CGI. Just the beauty of nature captured through the lens of the camera. 🙂
Cameras: Canon 5D Mk II, 7D, 60D.
Lenses: 14mm 2.8, 16-35 2.8, 24-70 2.8, 11-16 2.8, Celestron CPC 925 XLT Telescope (2350mm equivalent)
Equipment: Kessler Crane modified for crane lapse, pocket dolly, oracle controller, 12 ft rail track with shuttle pod, various elecktra drive motors.

Flying High: 

by Kessler Shooter and veteran nature photographer Shawn Reeder

As the title suggests,  Shawn takes you to the highest mountain tops where you’ll see snow-capped formations that frame fantastic clouds that seem to take on a life of their own. In some cases, in a blend of cloud shape and the light of the setting sun, clouds turn into what look like fire in the sky for a true effect.  But the sky is certainly not the limit on this one, as Shawn takes you even higher into space itself.  These awe-inspiring shots will show you the cosmos in a way that you’ve never seen.

Ascendance:

by Henry Jun Wah Lee

Play full screen so you can count the meteors! Shot in Joshua Tree National Park and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest during the Perseid meteor shower. Features ancient trees, lightning, rainbows, meteors, the Milky Way, and lots of stars. Enjoy!

Music is Fields of Honor by Justin R. Durban, justindurban.com
Ascendance is a tribute to nature’s unpredictable power and beauty. I went out to film the Perseid meteor shower but I encountered so much more. When you are out there, you never know for sure what nature will bring.

Always be ready for a magical experience. 🙂
Film is shot, directed and edited by Henry Jun Wah Lee

The Urban Landscape:

by Henry Jun Wah Lee

Second preview for my upcoming time-lapse film of Los Angeles.
Griffith Park, Hollywood, Little Tokyo, Chinatown, Marina Del Rey, Downtown LA, LA County Museum of Art, Atwater Village, LA River, Highland Park.
Music: Kolnidur – JĂłnsi

Somewhere:

by Garrit Pieper and Ciarán Ryan

“Somewhere” is a timelapse film about the world’s natural beauty alongside man-made industrial wonders.
I am a photographer with my main focus being nature and industrial work. My colleague, Ciarán Ryan, comes from a post-production background. Our paths crossed a few years back when we worked on a few jobs together and we kept in touch. About 18 months ago we got to talking – I wanted to take my creative side further by perhaps crossing into film and Ciarán wanted to learn more about the actual production end of things rather than just working in the post side of it. We decided that time-lapse was a natural step for us to whet our appetite for film. So we are the people behind Miadox and on March 21st of 2012 we opened our doors for business.

Miadox

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