Every season has its own beauty. This is the forth shortfilms that will showcase the seasons of Denmark. The focus in these films will be on the landscapes – primerely the changing nature.
Spring is an amazing time of the year. I love this season where nature is blooming and the sunshine fill my soul with joy. The spring is an inspiring time and reminds us to embrace joy and love. We say goodbye to the cold, dark, and short days and welcome new beginnings, new hope, and new possibilities.
In this timelapse film from Denmark you will experience the following locations:
Skjoldungernes Land National Park This national park is located in central Zealand, 30 km from Copenhagen. It is characterized by large deciduous forests and the Roskilde Fjord with islands, islets and a unique birdlife.
Ise Fjord From it’s relatively narrow entrance from the Kattegat at Hundested and Rørvig, branches of Ise Fjord stretch 35 km inland and divide the northern part of Zealand into the peninsulas of Odsherred, Hornsherred, and Nordsjælland.
West Zealand In this area of Zealand, there is plenty of opportunity to experience charming old streets in the grocery towns, exploring the Danish ice age landscape and enjoying beautiful nature filled with prehistoric sites.
Gros Morne National Park is a unique place where everchanging weather and unique geology come together to create unexpected and captivating scenes. After many trips to this wonderful place, 2020 was the decisive year where I finally took the time to capture it’s varying moods through the medium of timelapses.
The park takes its name from Newfoundland’s second-highest mountain peak (at 806 m or 2,644 ft) located within the park. Its French meaning is “large mountain standing alone,” or more literally “great sombre.” Gros Morne is a member of the Long Range Mountains, an outlying range of the Appalachian Mountains, stretching the length of the island’s west coast. It is the eroded remnants of a mountain range formed 1.2 billion years ago. In 1987, the park was awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because “The park provides a rare example of the process of continental drift, where deep ocean crust and the rocks of the earth’s mantle lie exposed.”
Northern Norway is undeniably the land of dancing lights. From the jagged-edged mountains rising up from the sea, to the pristine lakes, over the turquoise-water fjords with white-sanded beaches and through the boreal forest, the aurora borealis shines its mystical glow.
In this much overdue film, I compiled some of the best sequences of the end of the aurora season, ranging from January to April 2021, as many of the shots from the 2020 part of the season are available in my recent movies.
I shot the film in the area ranging from Senja island to the Tromsø area, and also Kvaløya. I used the Canon 6D astromodified and Sony a7rii as camera bodies. For lenses, I used the Sigma 14mm f1.8 Art, the Sigma 24mm f1.4 Art and the Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art. For motion control, I used the Syrp system (magic carpet + Genie 3-axis system) and the Vixen polarie for tracking motion. Picture processing was done in Adobe Lr and using the TIMELAPSE+ plugin for Lr. Assembly of time lapses were made using TLDF and Sequence for Mac, while the final movie was cut into FCPX.
Messina is a harbor city in northeast Sicily, separated from mainland Italy by the Strait of Messina. It’s known for the Norman Messina Cathedral, with its Gothic portal, 15th-century windows and an astronomical clock on the bell tower. Nearby are marble fountains decorated with mythological figures, like the Fontana di Orione, with its carved inscriptions, and the Neptune Fountain, topped by a statue of the sea god.
From Sydney’s Bondi Beach, to Istanbul’s Bosphorus and the mountains of Caracas in Venezuela, the first supermoon of 2021 has been seen across the globe. A supermoon is a name given to a full moon that occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth. According at NASA, this year’s super moon has been called a ‘pink’ super moon, as it appears in April and named after an American plant, pink phlox, that blooms in Spring
The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe. The greater part of the Danube Delta lies in Romania. This area was by far my favorite on my Romania trip. It is an amazing eco system with incredible wildlife and it’s amazingly beautiful. This film was shot in Tulcea and around Sfantu Gheorge.
Imagine if you could see the Milky Way from your front porch? If you live in the Wet Mountain Valley of Colorado, you can. The valley is home to Westcliffe and Silver Cliff International Dark-Sky Association Dark Sky Communities, where night sky quality is shielded from excessive light pollution through various measures taken by the citizens and the local authorities. While Wet Mountain Valley is known for the spectacular snowy mountains many visit during the day, the views are even more stunning at night.
The film was produced over 5 years and includes scenery of beautiful British Columbia, Canada.
The short presents rarely photographed nature phenomena like temperature inversion aka ‘above the clouds’, Earth shadow, sunbeams / God rays, falling meteor, moonrise, evaporation fog and Milky Way. The movie pairs urban backgrounds against landscape shots a lot. There is a whole section that involves city and architecture which is then superseded by shots of wilderness landscapes. A notable example in the end of the clip is a juxtaposition of a crescent moon against a mountain which then dissolves to a high-rise. Such comparison was done on purpose.
LOCATIONS The footage was shot in British Columbia, Canada and includes notable locations in Vancouver (Kitsilano, Grouse Mountain, Ambleside Park, Lions Gate Bridge, Bowen Island, Lighthouse Park, YVR, Capitol Hill, Stanley Park), Whistler (Garibaldi Provincial Park, Spearhead Range), Squamish (Stawamus Chief, Mount Garibaldi) as well as Pemberton, Okanagan, Osoyoos and Vancouver Island.